Wheaton, MD Pest Control Services

The population around Wheaton and the entire D.C. area grows exponentially every year. However, people aren’t the only ones moving into the area at an alarming rate. Nuisance pests tend to follow humans wherever they go, creating a real problem in every city around the nation’s capital. When stubborn indoor and outdoor pests make living in Wheaton a frustrating experience, Capitol Pest Control is ready to help.

Common Nuisance Pests in Wheaton

Not all pests enjoy the hot, humid climate in Maryland. In fact, some pests try to escape the summer temperatures by invading homes and businesses throughout Wheaton and other cities in our service area. Maryland is a Mid-Atlantic state and has all four seasons, so you’ll see some pests become more active in the spring whereas others come out in the fall.

Residents and business owners in Wheaton experience the same pest infestations as others do across the country. Some of the more common pests in Wheaton include:

  • Ants
  • Bed bugs
  • Carpenter bees and wasps
  • Cockroaches
  • Fleas
  • Mosquitoes
  • Rodents
  • Silverfish
  • Spiders
  • Termites
  • Ticks

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Why are Pests Such a Problem?

Pests annoy us; it’s in their nature. Flies buzz around your head, ants ruin your picnic and wasps make you run for cover. Some nuisance pests go one step further and damage your home and property. Termites eat through your home and cost you thousands in repairs while rodents chew holes in your walls and spread diseases.

Roaches also spread diseases and can infest a home or a business in only a few weeks. Ticks silently grab onto you and feed on your blood, transmitting various diseases such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease. Mosquitoes also threaten you with the Zika and West Nile viruses every summer.

Professional or DIY Pest Control?

People often turn to do-it-yourself methods for combating pest infestations only to find that they’re less effective than professional treatments. An insect repellent may ward off a few mosquitoes, but it won’t keep them from returning. You could lay down mouse traps to catch invasive rodents, but traps don’t always work and sometimes only make the animal suffer.

Professional pest control technicians get to the source of the problem. They inspect your home or business and find the pests’ entryways and spots where the infestations occur. They apply the appropriate treatment for the target pest and eradicate the infestation while setting up preventative barriers to deter future problems.

Professional Pest Control in Wheaton

Contact Capitol Pest Control for a free quote and a complete inspection. Our trained technicians will arrive quickly and provide you with a detailed report of their findings. We’ll create a custom program for your exact pest control needs, helping to keep pests out of your home or business for the foreseeable future.