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Pest Problems in Glen Ellyn

If you live in Glen Ellyn, chances are good that you’ve had your share of problems with pests. Whether it’s ants in the kitchen or mice in the basement, pests can be a real nuisance. 

Fortunately, there are things you can do to get rid of these pests. One of the best ways to keep pests out of your home is to contact Fox Pest Control‘s expert exterminators near you in the Glen Ellyn area.

We offer a wide variety of services that can help you get rid of pests such as:

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  • Pest Control in Chicago: Our pest control service is designed to help you get rid of pests in your home. We’ll come to your home and inspect it for signs of pests. Then develop a customized plan to get rid of the pests that include exterminator tactics such as traps, baits, and chemicals. We will provide you with tips on how to keep pests out of your home and return quarterly to keep them out in the future.
  • Termite control services: Termites can cause a lot of damage to your home, and they can be hard to get rid of on your own. Our termite treatment will get rid of the termites in your home and help you prevent them from returning.
  • Bed bug exterminator: Bed bugs can cause a lot of anxiety and they’re very difficult to manage. Our team of experts will work with you to get rid of bed bug infestation in your home and help you prevent them from taking over your home.

If you’re tired of dealing with pests, contact our Glen Ellyn pest control experts today. We provide free quotes, and we’re always happy to answer any questions you may have. We’ll help you get control of all your pest problems! 

On this page: Signs of a Pest Infestation, What You Need to Know, How Do I Get Rid of Pests?, Our Connection to Glen Ellyn, Pest Prevention Tips, Contact us for Pest Control Near Chicago

Sign You Have a Pest Problem in Glen Ellyn, IL

There are several signs that may indicate you have a pest problem in your Glen Ellyn, IL, home. If you see any of the following, it’s time to give our expert exterminators at Fox Pest Control a call:

  • You see pests in your home: This is the most obvious sign that you have a pest problem. If you see ants in your kitchen or mice in your basement, it’s time to give us a call.
  • You hear pests: If you hear scurrying in your walls or chewing in your attic, it’s a sign that you have an infestation.
  • You see damage: If you see chewed-up wires or holes in your walls, it’s a good indication that you have rodents in your home.
  • You smell something: If you notice a musty ammonia smell, it might mean that there are mice in your home. Or if there is a rotten fruit odor, it could be an indication of ants.

What You Need to Know About Pests

  • Pests come in a large variety. In Glen Ellyn Area, the most common kinds of pests you’ll see around your home include:
  • Pests find their way in through any open, unsealed space. This includes cracks in the wood and gaps in the window or old weather stripping.  It’s important to get help from a professional exterminator because, depending on the species, they may create nests, contaminate food and water in your kitchen and bathroom, or cause damage to the inside of walls, electrical wiring, or other parts of the house.
  • While some pests can cause home damage, many carry diseases that can be transmitted to humans. You must control mosquitoes and rodents as they are the most notorious for this.
  • Spiders and wasps are famous for their venomous bite and painful sting. Extreme cases of spider bites or wasp stings can cause life-threatening reactions and hospitalization.

How Do I Get Rid of Pests in Glen Ellyn Area?

Step 1: Schedule

Call (331) 642-8744 for a free inspection. If you call before 2:00 pm, we can often come that day!

Remote locations & other conditions may require next-day service.

Step 2: Treatment

A certified technician will inspect your property & provide customized pest control treatment based on the inspection results.

Step 3: Follow Up

Each service provides a detailed report & helpful tips to keep pests away. We return regularly throughout the year, increasing protection with every visit.

Satisfaction Guaranteed!

If you see pest activity between your regularly scheduled services, we will return free of charge!

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Welcome to Fox Pest Control!

We know how important it is to keep a pest free environment for you and your family.

We are committed to you with a 100% satisfaction guarantee throughout the year.

We start with a thorough initial Home Inspection, then our licensed Fox Pest Control technician will respectfully and comprehensively treat your home.

If you experience concerns after your initial or between quarterly treatments, we'll come back and treat your home again at no additional charge.

When you join the Fox Family we take care of you as one of our own.

Our first priority is to develop and strengthen lasting relationships with our employees, customers and the community.

With Fox Pest Control you can feel confident that you are getting the best pest control from a qualified team who are happy to serve you.

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Helpful Glen Ellyn Area Pest Prevention Tips

  • Seal cracks to prevent intrusion.
  • Clean baseboards, cabinets, and countertops regularly.
  • Store all food in airtight containers. 
  • Never leave food (including pet food) outside.
  • Clear all debris, tools, and garbage.

Pests We Treat: Affordable Pest Control Exterminators Near You

We provide affordable pest control in Glen Ellyn Area, IL for the following bugs and rodents:

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Our Exterminator Service Area near Glen Ellyn

Fox Pest Control Glen Ellyn Area serves the entire area, including these locations and more:

See a map of our entire service area »

Not sure if we serve your area? Contact us!

Our Connection to Glen Ellyn

We at Fox Pest Control love being part of the Glen Ellyn community. In fact, we’re corporate sponsors of Glen Ellyn Park District’s Youth Baseball program and Sports Programs. Tom R. is the local Fox Service Manager in the Glen Ellyn area. Like Fox Pest Control, Tom has a deep connection with the area. He lives nearby and understands what homeowners are up against when it comes to Glen Ellyn pest control. When Tom is not on the clock, he likes to take the kids to the Maryknoll Splash Park on Pershing Ave. “The kids really like to cool down on the splash pad and there are so many options for them to play on,” says Tom. After a day in the sun at Maryknoll, the family likes to get a bite at That Burger Joint on Roosevelt Road. Tom reports great food, good prices, and a nice atmosphere for the family to come together and relax. Tom and his family are definitely connected to Glen Ellyn, as is Tom’s team of service technicians. It shows in their dedicated effort to keep Glen Ellyn-area residents pest-free year-round.

Contact Us for Pest Control Near Glen Ellyn, IL

If you see any of these signs, don’t hesitate to give our Glen Ellyn exterminators a call at (331) 642-8744 or email us. We’ll come to your home and inspect it for signs of pests. If we find any, we’ll develop a customized plan to get rid of them. Give us a call today at (331) 642-8744 or email us to learn more about our pest control services and start protecting your home from unwanted guests today!

Pest Control & Exterminator FAQ – Glen Ellyn, IL

Can I take care of the pests on my own?

There are many pests that are nearly impossible to eliminate without the help of a professional exterminator. Termites, ants, ticks, fleas, carpenter ants, and bed bugs are all among the pests that are extremely difficult and time-consuming to root out of a home without the proper extermination knowledge, equipment, and experience. 

Why do I need a Glen Ellyn Area pest control service?

Extermination professionals have the proper training and certification to get rid of pests that spread diseases, cause home damage, and cause emotional distress, including mosquitoes, ticks, termites, carpenter ants, cockroaches, and bed bugs.

Most Glen Ellyn Area pest problems cannot be thoroughly controlled without years of pest control experience. The products available for purchase at your local hardware store just aren’t as effective as our integrated pest management techniques that safely use professional products and also take pest behavior into account.

Are pesticides dangerous for the environment?

Responsible companies like Fox Pest Control use products that are proven to get rid of pests while also being environmentally responsible.

Are pesticides illegal?

Pesticides that are reviewed and approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are not illegal as long as they are used according to the label instructions.

Are Fox’s products safe for families, children, and pets?

Our environmentally-friendly products are uniquely designed to get rid of pests while also allowing you to enjoy the comfort and safety of your home. Our pest control products are designed to be child and pet friendly.

What pest control products does Fox use in Glen Ellyn Area?

We combine modern Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques with a variety of environmentally responsible products. Since each situation — and each pest — is different, we make adjustments accordingly. Contact us for a list of products used during your service call.

How long do your products work?

For up to three months after the application, any bugs, insects, or other pests that come across the area will be exterminated. You can rest easy knowing we are controlling the bugs so you can focus on what matters most to you.

Do your technicians need to come inside my house for each application?

During your first service for our standard Home Protection Plan (HPP), we treat the inside of your home to help root out any pests inside. We won’t need to treat the inside of your home again unless you specifically request an inside service. 

Do you offer free treatments between services if pest activity comes back?

Yes. Each Home Protection Plan (HPP) comes with our Fox Money-Back Guarantee. Call our customer service representatives to let us know if pests come back between your regular services, and we will come back to treat the pests again, free of charge.

How often do you come to treat my house in Glen Ellyn Area?

For the standard Home Protection Plan, we plan to service the outside of your Glen Ellyn Area home on a seasonal basis (roughly once every three months).

Do I need to be home in order for you to service my house?

As long as our technicians have full access to your front and back yard, no one needs to be at home if we are doing a standard pest control treatment of the home’s exterior. However, if you specifically request pest control treatment for the interior of your home, an adult must be present before our technician can enter.

When should I start pest control?

Now is the best time to consider hiring Fox Pest Control to exterminate pests, because it’s not a question of if, but when the pests will invade the wall voids, the space inside soffits or eaves, gutters, cracks in the siding, and eventually make their way to the house.

What is the benefit of a pest control service in Glen Ellyn Area?

Professional Glen Ellyn Area pest control services can save both time and money. Since do-it-yourself methods aren’t effective over the long term, a homeowner can spend endless amounts of time using ineffective methods. Pests like termites and carpenter ants can cause hundreds of thousands of dollars in home repair costs that are not covered by insurance.

Why does cleaning help prevent pests?

As long as the home has food, water, and shelter, pests are just as attracted to a clean home as they are to a dirty one. When insects have infested a house, cleaning and thorough sanitation techniques root them out of their hiding places and destroy their eggs. However, cleaning inside doesn’t necessarily stop the bugs on the outside from thinking about wanting to come in. That’s where Fox Pest Control can really help.

Which pests can spread diseases?

Rodents, mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas can spread nasty diseases including West Nile virus, babesiosis, rickettsiosis, Ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain Fever, Typhus, the bubonic plague, Tularemia, Malaria, and much more.

Which Glen Ellyn Area, IL pests will affect my yard?

Uncontrolled, rodents like gophers and groundhogs will eat all the plants in a single area. These and other pests can spread fleas and ticks around the yard, dig up landscaping, and destroy property.

Which pests are the most dangerous?

Many people in Glen Ellyn Area are stung by insects like wasps every year. Some people are allergic to these stings. Because their stinger isn’t barbed, wasps, bumblebees, and some carpenter bees are capable of stinging multiple times.

Do Glen Ellyn Area, IL pest control treatments harm the environment? 

All our products are formulated and proven by the EPA to be the environmentally responsible choice for effective pest control.

Does Fox use organic pest control treatments in Glen Ellyn Area?

Fox offers organic exterminator treatment products upon customer request. Please speak with our customer service representatives for further details.

Which pest is the hardest to get rid of?

There are several pests that are difficult to exterminate and control without professional help because they hide effectively, reproduce quickly, and are extremely hardy. Cockroaches, bed bugs, fleas, ticks, and termites are among the most difficult pests to eradicate.

Why do pests come back every year? How do insects survive the winter?

Many insects find a warm place to hide, such as the wall voids of your house. They go into a type of hibernation called diapause until spring. 

Other insects lay eggs that survive the winter and hatch when the weather warms.

Why do I need pest treatments from Fox Pest Control in Glen Ellyn Area during the winter?

Pests survive the winter by finding a hiding place in your house or by laying eggs that withstand the cold. 

At any time during the cold months, the area could suddenly warm up, which will activate the pests. Our winter treatments will catch and exterminate these pests before they can become a problem again in the spring.

What sorts of pests are active during the winter in Glen Ellyn Area, IL? What problems do they cause?

Mice and rat problems reach their peak during the coldest months of the year, which is another reason to treat your Glen Ellyn Area home during the winter. Rats and mice can sometimes bring other pests to your home, even during the winter, including ticks and fleas.

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Fox Pest Control Glen Ellyn Area Reviews

March 2024
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I could not be more pleased with our initial home treatment today! Vincent arrived on time and was extremely thorough in his explanation of the services he performed. He was very polite, respectful of our inside spaces, and had a great attitude throughout the visit. A++ professional! Thank you!

February 2024
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Overall - very satisfied with communication and job done for my first time ever hiring pest control. Very knowledgeable and explains everything. Makes it very easy to maintain for a super busy family like ours.

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Count on Fox Pest Control for Comfort and Safety

To ensure our customer's safety, we insist on a thorough screening process for all Fox Pest Control Technicians. They also complete extensive training in the classroom and on the job with an experienced mentor before servicing alone.

See photos of our team by visiting the Meet Our Team page for your branch.

Money Back Guarantee

If a Fox Pest Control customer has an infestation of covered pests in their Glen Ellyn Area, IL home or business between regularly scheduled Home Protection Plan treatments, we will come back and perform targeted treatments to get rid of the pest at no charge. If Fox Pest Control cannot resolve the problem after three such targeted treatments, we will cheerfully refund the customer’s last monthly subscription fee, as long as all other terms of the agreement have been met.

And if you see any pest activity between your regularly scheduled treatments, simply give our Glen Ellyn Area office a call; we'll come back at no additional charge.

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