Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I continue to have Suburban Exterminating service my home when I no longer seem to have pests?

Routine maintenance is required for pest control, just like other routine maintenance around your home. Routine maintenance prevents problems before they happen. Your pest problem does not exist because Suburban Exterminating is protecting your home.

How can I get rid of stink bugs?

Yes, Suburban offers stink bug control services that are safe and effective against stink bug infestations.  For the best pest protection for your home, we recommend our Seasonal Pest Protection.  Offering homeowners year round pest control services, this program targets stink bugs as well as many other household pests.

How can I prepare for a flea treatment?

Pick up clothes, shoes, toys and other items. Wash your pet's bedding. Vacuum furniture where your pet sleeps and around the house. Discard the vacuum bag after you are done. If the yard will be treated, be sure the grass is mowed. It is normal to see fleas for a couple of weeks after your home has been treated.

Why are ants a problem this winter?

Ants are a year-round control problem.

Are ticks active in the fall?

Yes, ticks are active in the fall and typically until winter weather sets in.

 

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