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Perimeter Pest Control

1-800-PEST-CONTROL can protect your home with our new and very popular service called Perimeter Pest Control.  Perimeter Pest Control is a series of five treatments which provides an insect shield around your home, reducing the number of such insects as ants, crickets, mites, and spiders from entering your home.  In addition, perimeter treatments can also help protect your valuable landscape from some plant eating insects.

1-800-PEST-CONTROL will administer an insect spray band to the surrounding foundation, cracks, and crevices as well as other “bug doorways” to help keep insects out.

1-800-PEST-CONTROL will provide five treatments starting in late spring before bugs invade your home.  Then we’ll make two more visits during the summer months, and one in the fall, for year round protection.

What are the benefits of a perimeter pest control program?
Here are just a few reasons why 1-800-PEST-CONTROL recommends using a perimeter pest control program for our customer’s homes.

  • Helps keep unwanted pests from invading your home.
  • Application is odorless, colorless, and has a very low toxicity to your family and pets.
  • Isn’t harmful to soil, flowers, bushes, or lawns.
  • Helps to control many different types of pests.
  • Takes place outdoors – this keeps insecticides out of your home and out of your living space.

Our program consists of 5 perimeter control treatments

1. Late Spring Treatment – Beginning in April
2. 1st Summer Treatment – June
3.  2nd Summer Treatment – August
4. Early Fall Treatment – September/October
5. Late Fall Treatment – November

For more information on the perimeter pest control program or other services we provide for your home or business, please call us at 1-800-PEST-CONTROL.

What is Perimeter Pest Control?

Perimeter pest control is a pest application applied around the exterior of your home. It is used as a pest prevention program to keep insects from entering your home. Depending on the specific area you live and the pests in the area, one or more applications may be needed to provide year-round protection.

PERIMETER PEST SERVICE When there are no pests inside, a perimeter pest treatment is common practice for one or more visits to a particular property during the year. This strategy is largely possible due to advances in pesticide technology your exterminator uses new products and formulations that work better and last longer around the home. Perimeter pest service has many advantages. Below are some of them.


Convenient scheduling – the customer doesn’t have to be home

Less time required for service

No pesticide applied inside, reducing the chance of exposure

Control pests outdoors at the source or nest

Perimeter Pest Control

One Call also provides to its lawn care customers a special perimeter pest control.

Our Perimeter Pest Control protects your living space from invading insects with our regularly scheduled outdoor treatments to the perimeter of your home.

This program treats an 8 – 10 foot wide band around your entire house. We will treat all areas within this band including grass, mulched beds, driveways etc.

The idea is to keep insect populations to a minimum in the areas immediately outside your home so you do not get insects inside your home. This is a great way to control insects without having insecticides inside your house where you eat, sleep and where your children and pets play.

Preventing pests is one of the best ways of dealing with pest problems. Regardless of the pest you may be dealing with there are many common guidelines you should follow to prevent pests in your yard.

Clean up your yard. Most pests are in your yard because there is a reason to be there. This is always going to be access to food, access to shelter, and access to water.

Clean up piles of sticks, leaves, and mow the lawn nice and short. Get rid of rocks that pests might crawl under. Cut bushes short so there are less places to hide. Don’t stack wood against the house.

Seal up the garbage cans completely and leave them outside. Be sure to have lids as well that are sealed and weighed down if pests are getting into your trash.

Don’t leave out pet food. Seal it up in a container to prevent rodent and other problems. Don’t let your bird feeder seed get all over the ground as it attracts animals. Clean up any nuts, fruits, or berries that might have fallen to the ground. Cover or get rid of any standing water in your yard.

Attract pest predators to your yard. To get rid of pests naturally, you need to attract the predators of the pests. If you attract birds to your yard, they will take care of many different types of insect pests. If your garden has beneficial insects, they will take care of other pests. Try to find your pests natural predator and get that to your yard.

Repellents do work if you have the right repellent for the right pest. Many repellents that work naturally as spicy ones or a predator’s smell. Look up the repellent that you need for the pest and use it around your yard.

Call 1-800-PEST-CONTROL Today for a Free in Home Estimate.