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Founded by Bob Connor, Sr., in 1944, family-owned-and-operated Connor's Termite & Pest Control performs pest control for a variety of destructive insects. Our services include termite prevention and elimination and rodent and wildlife removal as well as bedbug detection and eradication using heat treatments. We offer termite and pest warranties. We are also a member of the National Pest Management Association and the Virginia Pest Management Association.
703-651-1891
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CroppMetcalfe, which was founded in 1979 by Mitchell Cropp, is a member of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). We provide termite and pest control treatment and prevention services, including wildlife removal, bedbug and stink bug services, and rodent exclusion. We are a regional, family-owned company with three locations in the Washington, DC, area.
703-672-2325
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A member of the National Pest Management Association and the Virginia Pest Management Association, PestNow provides termite and pest control for residential and commercial customers. Our work includes, but isn't limited to, the control of ants, bedbugs, bees, wasps, crickets, roaches, rodents, spiders, ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes. We provide various warranties for pest and termite control. We are devoted to our valued employees and the welcoming communities around us.
703-763-5382
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Since American Pest's founding in 1925, our family-owned-and-operated company has provided pest control services to homeowners in Virginia. We specialize in eco-friendly pest control options, bedbug thermal remediation, canine bedbug detection, LEED services, and insect identification. We also offer mosquito control and tick mitigation services. Customer experience is our first priority, and we are committed to providing our clients with superior service.
703-743-7784
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As the official pest control partner of several local sports teams, including the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Ravens, Pest Management Services Incorporated provides customized pest control solutions for common and uncommon pests. Our company is a National Pest Management Association QualityPro company and a member of the Virginia Pest Management Association. We have been a family-owned-and-operated company since our founding in 1986 and are determined to provide the best customer satisfaction possible.
703-957-1966
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A member of the National Pest Management Association, Green Pest Services provides a wide range of pest management services for residential customers, including full inspections and interior and exterior treatments. We treat for a variety of insects and arachnids, offer rodent elimination, and specialize in the elimination of bedbugs and mosquitos. We carefully follow protocols set by Integrated Pest Management and offer green products by EcoSMART, such as botanical pesticides with minimal toxicity to the environment.
703-840-7530
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About Virginia Pest and Termite Control Companies

In addition to being annoying, pests can be a hazard to your home and your health. If you’ve got a pest problem, call a Best Pick pest control company.

Pest and termite control professionals can help you identify the type of pest you’re facing as well as the source of the infestation. Then you and your pro can formulate a plan of attack. You may need both indoor and outdoor treatments as well as repeat visits, since one treatment does not address all stages of a pest’s lifecycle.

Pest Control Services in Northern Virginia

Integrated Pest Management

Consider hiring a professional pest control company that offers Integrated Pest Management (IPM) solutions. IPM is an approach to pest control that focuses on common-sense prevention methods and limited, as-needed pesticide use. IPM programs aim to prevent and eradicate pests using the most appropriate, safest solutions available.

Both pests and pesticides can aggravate allergies and asthma. Using IPM reduces the amount of pesticides your family is exposed to, while also reducing the number of pests in your home.

Indoor pest control treatments

When treating for pests indoors, pest control professionals generally use products like baits, gels, granules, or dust. Aerosol sprays are more likely to get on humans and pets, so they’re less commonly used for indoor treatments nowadays.

Pest control technicians perform inspections to find out what pests are plaguing your home and where they are coming from so treatments can be tailored to your specific situation.

If you have children, pets, or chemical sensitivities, ask your technician about natural or environmentally friendly options. Keep in mind that these treatments will need to be applied more frequently since they are not as potent.

Exterior pest control treatments

Exterior pest control treatments will typically focus on different pests than interior treatments. A pest control pro can help you treat your yard space to address nuisance pests commonly found outdoors, such as mosquitoes (probably the peskiest of all pests).

In addition to non-chemical strategies, such as removing sources of standing water and keeping shrubs, trees, and grass maintained, you may also need a spray treatment to keep your yard pest-free. Ask your pest control professional about treatment options and any potential risks they pose to kids or pets that may play in the yard.

Other pest control methods

Pest exclusion involves closing, sealing, and covering possible points of entry into your home. Ask your pest control pro about inspecting your home for vulnerable spots and performing exclusion repairs.

Fumigation is a last-resort treatment for extreme pest infestations. This eradication method involves covering the whole home with a tent while the house is treated with a product to poison or suffocate the pests in the house.

There are many natural, nontoxic, easy methods to reduce the likelihood of pest infestations in your home. A lot of strategies are common-sense steps you can take on your own, such as keeping your kitchen clean, decluttering, and eliminating sources of standing water in your yard. Ask your pest control professional for their expert advice about additional prevention strategies.

Common Pests in Virginia

The state insect of Virginia is the tiger swallowtail butterfly, but not all insects in the region are as beautiful and beneficial. In fact, some are pretty dangerous and pose serious health risks.

Common pests that plague homeowners in Virginia include ticks, mosquitoes, bedbugs, stinkbugs, ants, spiders, and termites.

Northern Virginia tick trouble

Ticks are a particularly serious issue in the Northeastern US. Like mosquitoes and bedbugs, these pests feed on blood and can transmit diseases to humans.

The black legged tick (also known as the deer tick), American dog tick, and lone star tick are common to Northern Virginia. Black legged ticks, or deer ticks, spread Lyme disease. Ticks can transmit other illnesses, too.

If you’ve noticed a tick problem in your yard, call a professional to help you develop a strategy for deterring these dangerous pests. In addition to pest treatments, you will want to properly maintain your lawn and protect yourself with clothing and bug spray when venturing outdoors.

Bothersome bedbugs

Bedbugs are an ever-growing problem in the US, particularly in large metropolitan areas like Washington, DC. Contrary to popular belief, bedbugs can inhabit clean homes as well as dirty ones.

Fighting a bedbug infestation in your home will require multiple techniques, some chemical and some non-chemical. Call a pest professional to help you with the pesticide component of treatment and for expert advice on additional strategies for getting rid of bedbugs.

The Best Picks for Pest and Termite Control in Northern Virginia

At Best Pick Reports, we have researched quality pest and termite control companies and compiled a list of the best professionals in Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties, based on our surveys with homeowners in the area.

The survey responses we gather provide a picture of the most competent, timely, and experienced pest and termite control companies in Northern Virginia. We proudly present that information to homeowners in an easy-to-consult format. Our annual objective research is our guarantee that when you choose a Best Pick contractor, you’re selecting from the very best of the best.