If you’re starting to see a pattern of bugs or rodents scurrying around your Boise home, it may be time to call a pest control company. Pests can cause problems both for your personal health and the structural health of your property. Our partners at ConsumerAffairs researched the best pest control companies in Boise to keep you, your family and your home safe.
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Boise has a high desert climate and is surrounded by tall mountains that grow thick with pine and sage. The Boise River runs right through the middle of the city. Yet for all of Boise’s natural beauty, it also attracts many home-invading pests.
As the metropolitan area’s’ population continues to grow and more homes are constructed, Boiseans may start to see an increase in pests. This is particularly likely in areas closer to the Boise River and on the outskirts of Camel's Back. Here are some common pests to watch out for:
Choosing a pest control company in Boise involves seeking out licensed and trained professionals with experience handling toxic chemicals. Pest control companies in Boise using pesticides must be registered with the Idaho State Department of Agriculture.
How much does pest control in Boise cost?
The first step any pest control company will do is an inspection to diagnose the issue, which should be free. Once the diagnosis is complete, the technician can give a quote for a single treatment. These single treatments for pest control in Boise generally cost between $60 and $450. The price will depend largely on the size of the home and the scope of the infestation.
In some cases, a technician from a pest control company in Boise may recommend ongoing, regular treatments, usually part of a quarterly maintenance plan that covers both the interior and exterior of your home. This type of service usually costs between $300 and $500 per year.
Only work with a pest control company in Boise that guarantees its work. Reputable companies will return within a certain number of days post-visit or between visits if pests reappear, at no charge to the customer. Look for a guarantee that you get your money back if these treatments still do not work.
Western Exterminator protects homes and businesses with their integrated pest control solutions since 1921. Ants, bed bugs and termites are their top pests, but qualified specialists are prepared to handle many more. Western Exterminator offers free pest inspections and a 30-day guarantee on services. Customer reviews online say they are pleased with Western’s knowledgeable and responsive technicians.
Terminix is an nationally recognized company providing pest and termite control and bedbug treatment. With 90 years of experience, Terminix offers 24/7 support, expertly trained technicians and strong guarantees. Customers can schedule a free inspection. Boise reviewers appreciate the customer service availability, easy scheduling and the company’s effective pest control strategies.
Orkin has been helping customers with pest control since 1901 and has been serving the Boise area for 35 years. The company’s technicians go through an award-winning certification program and apply integrated, science-based solutions. Customers get a free estimate and 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. Reviews of Orkin are mixed, with some reports of scheduling mix-ups and excessive charges.
Perx Pest Control
Perx Pest is a locally owned Boise company available to customers year-round. The company employs a proactive and aggressive approach to pest control, using products that are effective and safe. Each service, whether residential or commercial, is 100 percent guaranteed. Customers in Boise get free quotes. Reviewers who use Perx Pest’s services say technicians are friendly, professional and knowledgeable.
Boise Pest Control
Boise Pest Control is a family-owned company that offers both one-time treatments and an annual protection plan with quarterly visits. All treatments include interior and exterior applications. Customers can request organic pesticides if they prefer. Reviewers say the entire experience with Boise Pest Control is positive and highly recommend the company to others.
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