Holly Springs Pest Control
Holly Springs, North Carolina is located in southern Wake County. It is a part of the greater Triangle area and many people in Holly Springs will commute to the RTP or into Raleigh for work. Holly Springs is a growing community with the population going up by more than 200% since 2000. Currently the population is 30,157.* Holly Springs was founded as a crossroads between several different communities. It has a long history and the population boom began in the 1980s as the growth from nearby cities began to expand to Holly Springs. Holly Springs is part of the Wake County Public school system.
Holly Springs is a city that is a great place to call home and raise a family. It is a suburb but there are areas of wooded and undeveloped land throughout the community. It has a humid subtropical climate that makes spending outdoors possible for the majority of the year. With the mild winters and hot summers, it is a perfect breeding ground for a number of pests including cockroaches, fire ants, termites, and wildlife. It is important to take the proper pest control steps to protect your family and your home from the invading insects. Fortunately, EcoTek Termite and Pest Control can help.
EcoTek has been helping customers in the Holly Springs area since 2011. They can protect your home from the diseases and damage that pests can cause. Stop worrying about pests in and around your home. Contact EcoTek today.
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Ants can quickly invade your home looking for food and water. Ants will usually show up in the spring and try to stay until the fall. Household ants will build their colonies outside of your house and send workers in looking. Carpenter ants behave differently since they build their nests inside of the wood within your home, which can cause damage similar to that of termites. Fire ants are a growing problem in the Knightdale area. Fire ants pose a danger to your children and your pets since they can crawl on you and bit leaving large stinging welts.
Each of these ants requires a different type of treatment to clear them up for good. However, to stop the ants for good, you will need to kill the queen, which should eliminate the entire colony. Traps and baits that you buy from the store may temporarily stop the ants, but the ants often return. The EcoTek ant control team can identify the type of ant and determine the best treatment to stop them from coming back again. Contact EcoTek to schedule a free ant inspection today.
Termites are many homeowners’ worst night mare. Termites will silently chew their way through your home, often without you even realizing that they have established a colony near you. You may notice mud tubes on the walls of your home, or wood damage. These are both signs of a possible termite infestation. Termites can cause thousands of dollars in damages to your home in just a few months. If you suspect that you may have termites you need to take action right away.
The experts at EcoTek offers a turnkey termite control solution. If termites are found, we can treat for termites as well as assist in the cleanup and perform the necessary termite damage repairs to help your home return to its prior condition. This service also includes continued monitoring of your home to prevent the termites from returning in the future. Stop worrying about whether or not termites are attacking your home, schedule your free termite inspection with EcoTek today. Learn more about our Holly Springs termite control services.
Bed Bug Control
Bed bugs can ruin a good night’s sleep, since you may spend the entire night worrying about being bitten. Bed bugs are not a sign of a dirty home. Bed bugs are usually the result of someone accidentally bringing them home with them after a trip or hotel stay. Bed bugs are not known to spread disease between people, but they can cause severe allergic reactions in some people. The bug bites can be quite itchy and annoying.
Many people do not realize they have bed bugs until the infestation has set in fully. Bed bugs can go up to 30 days between feedings. They are nocturnal and very small so they can be difficult to find. Signs of an infestations include the bites in rows, bloodstains on your sheets and droppings in sheets that are black or rust colored. Bed bugs are difficult to treat because the pesticide needs to be applied directly to them. The best option is to call the bed bug control professionals at EcoTek for a free bed bug inspection.
Cockroaches can pose a serious health threat to your family. They carry bacteria on them and they will spread it throughout your home as they crawl over your dishes and in your food. They can cause gastrointestinal illnesses. Cockroaches can also cause issues for people who have allergies and asthma. Signs of cockroaches include seeing the roaches, finding droppings that look like pepper flakes and seeing egg casings around your home.
If you think you have cockroaches, you need to act quickly to get rid of them. They reproduce rapidly which means that you may have to get rid of them before they turn into a serious infestation. Roach traps are not always effective. The experts at EcoTek can identify the types of cockroaches that you have and determine a treatment plan specifically for your needs. Set up your free cockroach inspection today, and find out how affordable it is to get an effective cockroach control treatment from the professionals at EcoTek!
Flea and Tick Control
Fleas and ticks can pose a problem for your family and your pets. Fleas carry a number of diseases and can spread cat scratch fever and tapeworms to your pets. They can also cause issues like anemia. Ticks carry illnesses that can affect both you and your pets like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Ticks and fleas can come into your house by catching a ride on you or your pet. Once in your home, they can wander looking for a victim and quickly become an infestation.
Signs of an infestation may be bites around your ankles or seeing them on your pets. While it is necessary to treat your pets for fleas, you will also need to treat your home. Fleas can lay up to fifty eggs a day. The eggs do not stay on your pets but fall into the carpet, which is why people often deal with infestation after infestation. Using flea powders is not always effective. The best option is call the flea and tick control professionals at EcoTek. Schedule your free flea and tick inspection today.
Rodents such as mice and rats can do serious damage to your home. They will chew through the walls of your home as they establish trails and look for items for their nests. When they go through their home they leave behind trails of urine and feces that can spread diseases like salmonellosis and hantavirus. When they are building their nests, they can destroy your insulation and chew threw electrical wires, which can create fire hazard.
Trapping the rodents yourself can put you at risk of being scratched or bitten. EcoTek rodent control technicians can use a combination of baits and traps to eliminate all the rodents on your property. They will remove the animals and help with the decontamination process. Additionally, they can install exclusion barriers around your home to prevent new rodents from getting in. Call EcoTek to set up your free rodent inspection.
Knightdale is home to a number of different types of wildlife including moles, foxes, squirrels, raccoons and more. While these animals are generally fine in the wild, they can pose a hazard if they try to build their nests inside of your home. The experts at EcoTek can help with removing animals from your crawlspace or attic. They can also install exclusion barriers to help remove bats and birds from nesting in your attic.
Instead of trapping the animals on your own, you should call the wildlife control experts at EcoTek. We only use humane traps that will not harm the animals. We will check the traps daily to make sure that no animals suffer from dehydration. Once caught we will release them at least twenty-five miles away from your home to prevent them from returning. Protect your family from being bitten by an aggressive raccoon and protect your home from being damaged. Contact EcoTek today to learn more about our wildlife services.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I prevent ants?
The best way to prevent ants is to keep your home clean. If they do not find food or water they will not come back in. This means you should repair any leaks. Cleaning up after each meal by doing the dishes and wiping down the counters can help. Taking out the trash each day is also important.
How do I find the cockroach nests?
Cockroaches like to nest in small enclosed spaces like behind or underneath a refrigerator or between the spaces behind the counters. An exterminator can use a flushing agent to cause the roaches to come out of their nests to help with treating them.
How do I tell if I have termites?
The easiest way is to schedule a termite inspection, which will look at spaces including your crawlspace and your attic. If you see damaged wood or your floors start to squeak you may termites. Mud tubes along your foundation are another sign.
What happens during a treatment?
During your first treatment, the technician will perform an inspection and identify any pests that need to be treated. You will receive a written estimate and can opt to have your first treatment applied then.
Are treatment plans available?
We offer three different pest control treatment plans for our customers. Each of the plans include regular treatments and quarterly inspections. The first plan covers conventional treatments. The second option is for organic treatments. The third plan includes termite coverage and prevention.
Do my pets need to leave during a treatment?
Pets are naturally attracted to the insecticide when it is wet. This can be dangerous for them, so we ask that you remove the pets during the treatment and for four hours after the treatment is complete. Once the treatment is dry, it is safe for your pets to return.
Is same day service available?
We offer same day service in most instances. In order to receive service the same day, you will need to call before noon. If you call in the afternoon, we can usually visit the next day.
Do I have to be there during each treatment?
You do not need to be home during a treatment, but you will need to give the technician access to your home before so that treatments can be done. The technician will leave a card stating the time and type of treatments that were completed.
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