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 known for having such a wide assortment of settling habits, it can be tricky to get them under control on your own. Information of subterranean insect sustenance and settling inclinations is imperative in controlling insect provinces.

Ants can create their homes behind moldings, baseboards, ledges, and comparable spots inside of your home. Meanwhile, others find dwellings outside of your home in the soil, creating trademark ant hills. Otherwise, some ants home in rotting or dampness harmed wood.

Ants live off various types of nourishment, including sugars, fats, meats, and starches. Honeydew, a sweet fluid delivered by scale bugs and aphids, is a common source of nutrition for ants.

Because there are so many different species of ants, identifying the harm they cause varies greatly. Mainly, ants we find in and around our homes cause little damage but can be frustrating nonetheless. 

Some specific species, such as Pharaoh ants, are known for swarming nourishment in your home, deeming it inedible to humans. Others, such as craftsman ants, can completely debilitate wood in structures in and around your home. 

Thankfully, there are no disease issues connected with ants. Regardless, it is still worth identifying the source and eliminating these pests from your home with the help of 1st Stryke.

Cockroach Extermination

One of the most common cockroaches to Orange County homes is American cockroaches, known for a reddish-brown coloring with a yellowish edge on the head’s body region. Both juvenile and adult American cockroaches have wings and are capable of flying for short distances.


The cockroach is separated into three main areas; the body, the pronotum, and the abdomen. The body of the cockroach is smooth and ovalur shaped. A shield-like pronotum is a structure covering all or part of the dorsal surface of the thorax of cockroaches, specifically its head. They have biting mouthpartsectioned antenna, and rugged fore wings with fragile rear wings since quite a while ago.

American cockroaches are also known for releasing a smelly discharge, which changes depending on its source of nourishment. If you have a large population of cockroaches this smelly emission can become extremely bothersome. 

In addition to being a nuisance, cockroaches can also carry bacteria into your home. Salmonella, one of the most commonly known bacteria, is carried on their legs and spreading as they travel. Dirt and grime cockroaches carry around your house also gets added to your house dust in the form of defecation and body parts. This dust can trigger unfavorably susceptible responses and asthma in specific individuals.

Cockroaches may enter your home through openings in the foundation, air pipes, around pipes, under entrays, or sewer entrances. Cockroaches and egg cases can be covered up inside or on furniture, boxes, bags, basic need sacks, etc.

However severe you cockroach infestation may be, 1st Stryke is here to help you get rid of these pests for good.

Call Us Today!

Let the rodent experts at 1st Stryke help you get rid of rodents in or around your home. Give us a call today at (877) 787-9531 for your complimentary quote on rodent control in your home.