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Best Pest Control Services in San Marcos

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1230 Oasis Drive, Escondido, CA 92026

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4.5 (95)
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4.5 (11)
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5.0 (2)

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C.A. Luce Termite Control is located near San Marcos. This company is fully certified to provide wood-destroying insect inspections for commercial and residential properties. Its technicians offer honest, reliable recommendations that are customized to the size of each customers' home and infestation, as well as their budget. Treatment packages include tent fumigation, home prep, and security. Termite damage restoration services are also available and come with a one-year repair warranty.

  • Residential
  • Termites

305 Enterprise Street, Escondido, CA 92029

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4.9 (995)
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5.0 (1)

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WedoCreepy.com provides pest control services for customers in San Marcos and throughout Southern California. The company is locally owned and operated. It offers same-day service for homeowners and business owners facing infestations of insects such as termites, spiders, bedbugs, fleas, and ants, as well as rodents such as mice, voles, and rats. WedoCreepy.com is a fully licensed, bonded, and insured business that's dedicated to providing friendly, effective, and professional service.

  • Termites
  • Rodents
  • Spiders

1539 Sterling Court, Escondido, CA 92029

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5.0 (51)
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4.5 (23)

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W.A. Stone Termite & Pest Control Inc. is a family-owned and operated business that's been serving customers in the San Marcos area for more than 45 years. This company offers safe alternatives to fumigation that are effective in eradicating termite infestations, as well as infections of other pests such as rats, bats, bedbugs, and ants. IN 2020, W.A. Stone Termite & Pest Control Inc. won a San Diego's Best Reader's Poll Award.

  • Ants
  • Residential
  • Rodents

1835 South Centre City Parkway, Escondido, CA 92025

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4.5 (14)
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4.2 (5)

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Founded in 2013, Slate Termite and Pest Control Services provides extermination service for customers in the San Marcos area. This family-owned and operated business serves homeowners and businesses throughout the area, helping them eliminate issues with common pests. Services include honey bee relocation, termite control, bed bug control, and rodent extermination. Its team has completed work for all types of local businesses, including industrial buildings and retail stores. Slate Termite and Pest Control is HomeAdvisor Screened and Approved.

  • Termites

10070 Carroll Canyon Road, San Diego, CA 92131

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Payne Pest Management has been providing extermination and fumigation services for customers in the San Marcos area for more than 35 years. Its team handles all types of infestations, including termites, ants, and spiders. In addition to insects, its technicians also handle issues with gophers, squirrels, raccoons, possums, and other wildlife. In 2009, Payne Pest Management was declared one of the 100 largest pest control companies in the U.S. by Pest Control Technology.

  • Termites
  • Commercial
  • Rodents

San Marcos, CA

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5.0 (1)

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Supertech Pest Control offers safe, eco-friendly pest extermination services for customers in San Marcos. This company commonly takes care of issues with pests such as ants, cockroaches, and termites, as well as rodents and wildlife that have taken up residence in its clients' homes or places of business. When extracting animals, Supertech Pest Control's trained, certified technicians are committed to causing minimal stress to the animal and relocating it safely in its natural habitat.

  • Wildlife
  • Rodents

9461 Grossmont Summit Dr Ste G La Mesa, CA 91941, La Mesa, CA 91941

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4.5 (57)
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4.7 (30)

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Bee Best Bee Removal is an experienced, professional bee removal company that's located near San Marcos. This locally owned and operated business is dedicated to protecting the safety of bees and employs professional beekeepers to humanely remove and relocate hives and swarms. In addition to the safe removal of honey bees, the company also offers extermination services for hornets, wasps, and yellow jackets. These treatments are eco-friendly and safe for use around children and pets.

  • Residential
  • Stinging Insects
  • Commercial

PO Box 1342, Vista, CA 92085

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5.0 (31)
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3.7 (6)
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5.0 (4)

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Hurst Exterminators and Gopher Control is a pest control company that's located near San Marcos. This business provides an array of exterior services, including one-time insect control treatments, ongoing seasonal maintenance, and agricultural control. Additionally, its team of experts offers safe bee swarm and beehive removal, as well as gopher control services. In addition to working with homeowners, Hurst Exterminators and Gopher Control also provides services for commercial properties, including golf courses and other public outdoor spaces.

  • Rodents
  • Stinging Insects
  • Residential

9530 Dowdy Drive, San Diego, CA 92126

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4.1 (50)
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5.0 (10)

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Hydrex Pest Control Co. has been serving homeowners in the San Marcos area for over a century. The company offers free estimates and alternative, poison-free treatment methods to deal with issues such as termite infestations, rodents, and other pests. Its team includes several pest control experts who are committed to providing effective, customized solutions for clients that are safe for families. Hydrex Pest Control Co. is a member of the Pest Control Operators of California Association.

  • Residential
  • Rodents
  • Spiders

P.O. Box 910, Oceanside, CA 92049

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5.0 (170)
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4.8 (72)

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Pinpoint Pest Control is a full-service pest control company that operates near San Marcos. Serving clients in the city and throughout its nearby communities, this family-owned business offers help with all types of pests, including rodents, insects, and bees. It uses Integrated Pest Management systems, opting to safely remove pests such as bees and rodents without the use of poisons and other dangerous chemicals whenever possible. Pinpoint Pest Control handles work for homeowners and commercial property owners.

  • Roaches
  • Residential
  • Rodents

FAQs

  • Introduction

    Pest control companies help keep homes and businesses free from pesky critters that crawl, scurry, slither, or fly. From fleas to termites and rodents to moles, pest control companies keep unwanted intruders from infiltrating and infesting places where humans live, work, or gather.

    Some folks are successful using DIY methods for pest control, and some popular DIY remedies include peppermint and other essential oils to ward off spiders and store-bought ant bait traps to treat an ant infestation. Still, it's hard to beat the experience and results offered by a pest control technician when it comes to ridding a space of pests.

    It’s also important to distinguish between situations that call for pest control, such as insects in the kitchen, or animal control, like small animals in the attic. Animal control generally responds to wildlife removal requests, including extracting a snake from a basement or re-homing an opossum family that’s taken up residence in a shed. Animal control also responds to calls concerning free-roaming domesticated animals such as cats and dogs.
  • How can I tell if we have bed bugs?

    Signs of bed bugs include reddish or rusty stains when they're accidentally crushed on mattresses or sheets. Bed bug excrement is generally visible as small dark spots that may look smudged on bed linens. Eggs, eggshells, or freshly hatched nymphs with yellow skin may be spotted.

  • How do I get rid of bed bugs myself?

    Wash all clothing and bedding in hot water and dry articles on high heat. Use a steamer on its highest heat setting to steam clean mattresses and other fabric-covered furniture. Infested items should be packed in black trash bags and left outside on a day when the temperature reaches a minimum of 95 degrees F.

  • How do I treat my yard for bugs?

    Treat yards for bugs by spreading lawn insect killer throughout the entire lawn. If you prefer to avoid pesticides, you can discourage bugs from making your yard home by adding plants that bugs dislike, such as chrysanthemums and ridding the yard of any standing water. Install a bat house to attract bats, bugs’ natural enemy.

  • Are house spiders harmful?

    Most house spiders are harmless, although they may bite when threatened. House spiders tend to make themselves at home beneath furniture, in attics and basements, and rooms used for storage. Other than some irritation at the bite site, most house spiders' bites are not a reason for concern.

    Common house spiders do not produce venom that can harm humans. Non-threatening species include the jumping spider, daddy longlegs, yellow sac spider, and hobo spider. Dangerous spiders include the black widow, recognizable for its red hourglass marking on its black body, and the brown recluse, which bears a violin-shaped marking on its light to dark brown body.
  • How do I keep mice out of my house?

    Seal any holes or cracks where mice gain entry into the home using steel wool and caulk. Install weather stripping around windows and door sweeps on exterior doors. Make sure basements, attics, and crawl spaces are dry and well-ventilated. Place food in airtight containers and get rid of trash regularly.

  • What attracts ants in my house?

    Ants are attracted to whatever gives them sustenance — food and water. Damp conditions and standing water are a big draw for ants. They have an acute sense of smell for sugar and love sweets, such as chocolate and jelly. Pet food, bread, and damp clothes and towels are known to entice ants.

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