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How Do You Know if You Have Termites in Your Home?

Termites are a national problem found in 49 states across the country. Data shows that termites cause an average of $5 billion worth of property damages annually. So, how do you know if you have termites in your home? Here are a few of the top signs to look out for. Termite Droppings Some termites prefer to build nests within the wood of your home. These termites hollow out areas within the wood but also create holes too, keep these areas clean. They will specifically remove their excrement via these holes in your wood. Since their diet consists of wood,...

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Types of Ants in Southern California

Ants are pests commonly found throughout Southern California homes. Unfortunately, ants can be tricky to get rid of because they are known for having such a wide assortment of settling habits amongst the varying species. At 1st Stryke, we recognize that the first step in identifying a pest problem is recognizing the species and therefore targeting our removal approach. Since we value this information, we’d like to pass it along by identifying some of the different types of ants in Southern California. Southern California Ants While there are over 10,000 known different ants worldwide, thankfully, only a handful can be...

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What Is the Difference Between Pest Control and Exterminator?

Although you might hear the terms pest control professional and exterminator used synonymously, the two have significant differences. While both seek to eliminate pests from your home as their ultimate goal, the way that is achieved is very different. So, what is the difference between pest control and exterminator? Let’s take a closer look. Pest Control Professionals Like those found at 1st Stryke, Pest control professionals use a series of pest management methods. The biggest key to eliminating pests from your home long-term is through both prevention and continued management. When you call one of our pest control professionals at...

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Ant Exterminator

Are you looking for an ant exterminator for your residence or commercial space? Not to worry, 1st Stryke is the best pest control service Southern California has to offer. At 1st Stryke, we offer services that range from the extermination of pests, rodents, and small animals. We are a family-owned business serving the Greater Orange County area with rodent removal and pest control. Our technicians are environmentally aware and trained professionals in handling a wide range of pest and rodent concerns. Get Rid of Ants in Your Home It can be relatively easy to identify ants in your home because...

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How Much Does a Pest Control Service Cost?

Finding the best pest control services for your home can require a lot of research. One primary point of discussion always surrounds the costs associated with obtaining pest control services. While it is a valid question to ask, you might be wondering, how much does a pest control service cost? Average Cost of Pest Control Service Not surprisingly, there are a number of different factors that will determine the pricing of your pest control service. But, as a nationwide average, you can look at the numbers gathered by HomeGuide.com and HomeAdvisor.com, which range around $170. Annual Contracts Depending on the...

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Rodent Removal West Covina

Are you looking to get rid of rodents in your residence or commercial space? Not to worry, 1st Stryke is the best rodent removal West Covina has to offer. At 1st Stryke, we offer services that range from the extermination of rodents up to small animals. We are a family-owned business serving the Greater Orange County area with rodent removal and insect control. Our technicians are environmentally aware and are trained professionals experienced in handling a wide range of pest and rodent concerns. Rodent Extermination Process Rodents are one of the most versatile creatures on the planet and can be...

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Pest Control Service Torrance, CA

Are you looking to get pests in your residence or commercial space? Not to worry, 1st Stryke is the best pest control service West Covina has to offer. At 1st Stryke, we offer services that range from the extermination of pests, rodents, and small animals. We are a family-owned business serving the Greater Orange County area with rodent removal and pest control. Our technicians are environmentally aware and trained professionals in handling a wide range of pest and rodent concerns. Ant Removal Ants are common pests throughout homes in the Greater Orange County areas of California. Unfortunately, because ants are...

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Rodent Proof Your House This Winter

Cold weather isn’t the only thing to be worried about this season. With it comes rodents invading your home during the winter looking for a warmer place to set up shop. Don’t let rodents be the Scrooge that steals your Christmas, instead aim more for the poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The good news is that here at 1st Styrke, we want to help you achieve that goal. Not only do we provide extensive rodent control services, but we also want to help by providing you with some of our...

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How to Get Rid of Raccoons

Do you have a raccoon problem? Not to worry, 1st Stryke is here to provide an effective raccoon removal for Orange County. Raccoons can be hazardous animals who are notorious for showing their bad sides when they get trapped. They are known to carry rabies, amongst several other deadly diseases. We do not encourage anybody to attempt to trap raccoons on their own. Instead, call a service professional for assistance right away. Different Areas Raccoons Inhabit First, we must address where it is occurring to begin the process of determining how to get rid of your raccoon problem. Raccoons can...

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Best Pest Control Torrance, CA

1st Stryke Pest and Termite Control has over 60 years of experience in the pest control industry. Our team is trained in all fields associated with pest control.  We pride ourselves on being there to help our customers, and ensure their homes are rodent and pest free. There is no problem big or small that we aren't ready to take on. Some of the services we offer are:  Large Rodent Control  Tent Fumigation for Termites Termite Structure Repair  Bed Bug Treatment  By-Monthly Pest Services  These are just some of the services that we offer. We cover all of Southern California,...

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