Morningside, PA Pest Control Services

Pest Control In Morningside, PA

One of the most desired Pittsburgh neighborhoods is located on its East side; Morningside offers comfortable, neatly lined homes and a close-knit community to those that are fortunate enough to call this neighborhood home. But, mice, roaches, termites, and many other pests also call Morningside home, making effective, affordable year-round pest control options a must. The most effective and ecologically sound way to protect your Morningside home or business from the pests that threaten it throughout the year is with the industry-leading residential and commercial pest prevention plans offered by the experts at Witt Pest Management. We have been successfully combating pest threats in the Pittsburgh area since 1908, and we can take care of your pest issues too! Give us a call to learn more about our affordable, effective solutions for your Morningside property.

Protect Your Morningside, PA Home From Pests

When pests are threatening the structural integrity of your home and the health of your family, you want to know that the pest control services you choose are the very best possible solutions for your home and for our environment. Many of your friends and neighbors have found that the most effective, affordable, and environmentally responsible solutions to their pest pressures are the year-round residential pest control plans from Witt Pest Management. We have designed our TopCare® programs to cover over 40 of the most common household pests here in the Pittsburg area, and the benefits don’t stop there! Here’s what you can expect:

  • TopCare® offers affordable payment plans; comprehensive quarterly treatments that are scheduled with season-specific services; preventative exterior services; and our Witt Pest Free Guarantee that provides priority services between scheduled visits, if needed, at no additional charge!

  • TopCare® Plus offers all the benefits of our TopCare® plan Plus termite monitoring services!

  • TopCare® Complete offers all the benefits of our TopCare® plan Plus termite monitoring services and adds termite control for those homes that are dealing with active termite colonies.

Because we understand that no two properties are the same, all of our TopCare® packages can be personalized to meet your specific needs. Witt Pest Management also offers effective stand-alone services such as bed bug detection and treatment, mosquito and tick control, and termite monitoring and control. To see which of our TopCare® programs is right for your Morningside home, simply give us a call today.  

Protect Your Morningside, PA Home From Pests

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Stink Bug Prevention Tips for Morningside, PA Residents

Preventing stink bugs from infiltrating your home can be a labor-intensive process because stink bugs do not need much of a gap to find their way inside. Small holes in your foundation or gaps around your windows and doors will easily allow these pests to access your home in great numbers; so, you must identify and fill even the smallest cracks, gaps, or holes in your foundation. Next, install door sweeps under all exterior doors and repair or replace loose or broken screens. Then you will need to inspect your siding and your roof and repair any loose or broken siding panels and roof shingles. This should be followed by a thorough inspection of utility entrances making sure that all gaps have been filled or screened. Lastly, cover open vents with screening and make sure you install a chimney cap. But, even when you spend countless hours bundling your home, it is doubtful that you have found all the nooks and crannies that stink bugs will find. Following this up with a year-round pest prevention plan from Witt Pest Management, however, is the surest way to fill all the gaps. Our year-round services ensure year-round prevention of stink bugs and more than 40 other common home invaders. To learn more about how Witt Pest Management can help you secure your Morningside home from stink bugs, contact us today.

Commercial Pest Control Available in Morningside, PA

When you own a business, maintaining the stellar reputation that you have spent years to develop is no easy task. You must constantly keep your finger on the pulse of your industry and your clientele and remain on guard for anything that may cause tarnish. With so much on your plate, it may be easy to overlook one tiny little issue that can become a huge problem for you and for your reputation. When pests show up in your commercial environment, problems are sure to follow. Pests can damage or contaminate your product line, destroy sensitive equipment, undermine the structural integrity of your facility, and spread illness to your employees and customers – all things that can quickly ruin your reputation, especially in a small neighborhood community like Morningside.  

Protect your customers, your employees, your products, and your reputation from the harm that pests can cause by implementing an effective year-round commercial pest control plan from Witt Pest Management. Our Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program that we call SmartPM® utilizes techniques that use pest’s habits and habitat choices against them which is one of the most cost-effective and eco-friendly ways to control pests in the commercial setting. Through our five-step program of inspection, identification, implementation, informing, and interacting, we can accomplish a pest-free environment in your workplace, meet the specific standards set for your industry, and keep you in the loop the whole time. Plus, we ensure your complete satisfaction! To learn more about our effective solutions for Morningside commercial properties, give us a call today.

Learn How to Identify Termite Infestations in Morningside, PA

Termites are one of the most destructive pests to invade homes and businesses here in Pennsylvania. In fact, they are responsible for billions annually in repair and replacement costs across the country, and some of those damages occur right here if Morningside. Understanding how to identify an infestation early is imperative. But, it’s not as easy as it sounds. The subtle signs that termites leave are easy to miss; and because of their elusive nature, you are not likely to see the actual termites at all. Here’s what you should know:

  • Be on the lookout for the reproductive members of a termite community. These are the only members that you are likely to see since the others typically remain underground or deep inside the recesses of your home. Reproductives resemble "flying ants" and can be found gathering around rotting tree stumps or other water damaged wood sources, especially after a rain.

  • Search around window sills and on decks for wings. Once the reproductives find their mate, they will drop their wings, find a secluded space away from sun and wind, and begin to breed their new colony.

  • Periodically inspect your foundation and the area around it for mud tubes. Termites would quickly die if exposed to sun and wind, so they often build mud tubes along the ground and up the foundation of a building to gain safe entry into your building from their colony deep inside the ground.

  • Other signs can include, sagging floors, drooping porches, buckling walls, and stains on ceilings and walls that resemble water damage. You may also notice wood that appears blistered or that sounds hollow when tapped on.

The very best way to keep on top of termites is by partnering with a trusted professional for monitoring and control services. The termite experts at Witt Pest Management are authorized operators of Sentricon® with Always Active™ which is the most effective, ecologically responsible, non-invasive way to monitor and control termites. Your protection includes our comprehensive inspection, after the inspection, our termite experts place discreet bait stations around your property that are equipped with a small amount of bait that is harmless to people, pets, and the environment, but will interrupt the termite’s ability to absorb nutrition and reproduce. The termites love this bait, eat it, and take it back to the colony to share. Thus, the entire colony is quickly eliminated. The stations then remain in place monitored by our specialists throughout the year to deter future foraging termites. Check out our blog post here for more information on the Sentricon® System. Also, reach out to us today to learn more about Sentricon® with Always Active™ or any of our other effective termite control solutions for your Morningside home or business.