Shadyside, PA Pest Control Services

Pest Control In Shadyside, PA

Shadyside, Pennsylvania, is a modern neighborhood located conveniently just outside of Pittsburgh. Tree-lined streets, historic homes, local shops, great restaurants, and diverse people make this a much sought-after neighborhood to call home. To help protect this close-knit community from the many pests that also call Shadyside home, Witt Pest Management offers a variety of commercial and residential pest control services. We are a local company that has been dedicated to keeping Pittsburgh-area homes and businesses free of damaging, dangerous, and annoying pests for more than 100 years. To learn more about putting one of our industry-leading, eco-friendly pest control solutions into place, contact Witt Pest Management today.

Residential Pest Control In Shadyside, PA

To keep pests out of your home and away from your family, friends, and pets, it is important to adhere to these pest prevention tips:

  • Screen attic vents, openings to chimneys, and the bottom of gutter down-spouts.

  • Seal cracks and crevices in the foundation and exterior walls of your home.

  • Replace damaged weather-stripping around doors and windows.

  • Store firewood at least 20 feet away from your house.

  • Keep shrubbery and other landscaping trimmed away from the exterior of your home.

  • Inspect items such as boxes of decorations, deliveries, and grocery bags for pests before bringing them indoors.

In addition to the tips mentioned above, partnering with Witt Pest Management and implementing a professional pest control program is the easiest and most effective way to keep pests out. Witt offers three different residential pest control programs to meet the unique needs of any Shadyside home. Each program provides coverage against 40 common pests, year-round protection, and our Witt Pest Free Guarantee. To learn which pest control program (TopCare, TopCare Plus, TopCare Complete) and its specific services are right for you, reach out to our experts.

Tips to Minimize Mosquito Exposure in Shadyside, Pennsylvania

Protect your family and friends from disease-spreading mosquitoes by putting into place a defense plan from Witt Pest Management.
 
Making the following changes around your Shadyside property can help reduce exposure to these dangerous pests:

  • Eliminate areas and remove containers that can collect standing water.

  • If you own a pool, make sure it is properly maintained.

  • Get rid of large amounts of flowering vegetation from your property - both males and females feed on flower nectar.

  • Keep your grass cut short.

  • Remove overgrown or dense vegetation from your property.

At Witt, our mosquito defense service is offered either as a one-time treatment or as an on-going service. This two-step process includes a property inspection and the application of a mosquito repellent using a specialized misting system. To learn more about protecting your Shadyside property and family from biting mosquitoes, give us a call.

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Commercial Pest Control in Shadyside, Pennsylvania

Witt Pest Management protects businesses from a wide variety of pests. We understand that even just one pest finding its way into your facility can cause damage, destruction, and loss of business. Our SmartPM® program (Service Methods Achieving Responsible and Thorough Pest Management) provides Pittsburgh-area businesses with industry-leading, eco-friendly, commercial pest control services to get rid of current pest problems and keep them from returning.

Witt’s professionals protect commercial facilities, employees, and customers from pests through the following steps:

  • Performing thorough inspections.

  • Accurately identifying pests.

  • Implementing treatment measures.

  • Offering comprehensive service reports.

  • Providing you and your employees with positive interactions. 

To learn more about our GreenPro SmartPM program or any of our other commercial pest control solutions, get in touch with Witt Pest Management.

Negative Impacts Termites Have on Shadyside, Pennsylvania, Properties

Termites enter homes and typically go unnoticed for long periods of time. They feed on structural wood found inside until they are stopped. A termite infestation is often only discovered once the damage they cause is extensive.
 
Common termite damage includes:

  • Warped ceilings and doors.

  • Windows and doors that no longer open and close properly.

  • Paint on walls beginning to blister or splinter.

  • Weakened structural beams. 

To protect your home from this damage, Witt Pest Management can install the Sentricon® System with Always Active™ onto your property. Sentricon® with Always Active™ eliminates termites without digging, drilling, trenching, or injecting chemicals into the soil around your home. The system works immediately and eliminates every member of the termite colony from your home and property.
 
After the initial infestation is taken care of, the system remains in place on your property and is regularly monitored to stop future problems with wood-eating termites. To learn more about this eco-friendly, Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award-winning termite control system, contact Witt Pest Management and speak with one of our experts.