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Pest Control In Rowlett, TX

Most homeowners don't know where to turn for their Dallas County pest control needs. Or they think they can handle the problem themselves. However, pests here in the Rowlett area are often stubborn and difficult to keep out – much less get out once they get in – because your home has so many goodies. It's chock full of things to eat, like pet foods and pantry goodies. It's got plenty of places to shelter with few to no predators. And it offers climate control and moisture to get pests through inclement weather. You'll need the experts here at Quell Pest Control to keep your home pest-free. 

Residential Pest Control In Rowlett

Northern Texas has several major pest problems, including rodents, roaches, ants, mosquitoes, spiders, scorpions, etc. So residential pest control issues can quickly run away from homeowners, who may try to deal with pests using ineffective and inferior methods. 

Here at Quell Pest Control, our methods are better than anything you can buy at the store. We start by having our experts inspect your home to find existing problems and conditions that can lead to future issues. Then, we treat the current issues and help you deal with conducive conditions. Finally, we'll keep coming to your home for follow-up visits to ensure your pest issues don't come back in the future. 

Stopping Summer Cockroach Infestations In Rowlett

Texas has a serious roach problem. Austin has developed a reputation for being the roach capital of the U.S., and unfortunately, the Dallas area is not far behind. Cockroaches are often a bigger problem in the late summer during the height of Texas drought and heatwave season. Cockroaches of all stripes need moisture to survive. When things start drying up in the late summer and early fall, you may experience an uptick in cockroach activity as they come inside seeking water. 

Keeping roaches out of your house during droughts can be tricky. You can cover garbage and take care of moisture issues like leaky plumbing and clogged drainage, but there's not much you can do to make your home a less attractive option for roaches than outside, especially during prolonged heat and drought. That's why the experts at Quell Pest Control are here. Our methods for dealing with cockroaches inhibit their population growth at every stage of their lifecycle. 

Preparing Your Rowlett Yard For The Return Of Dangerous Mosquitoes

Roaches aren't the only pest you might see more of in the summer. Mosquitoes are also a huge problem here in the Rowlett area, thanks to our proximity to bodies of water like Lavon Lake. Mosquitoes breed in stagnant water and don't fly far from the site they were born to reproduce themselves. That means getting rid of mosquitoes can be as simple as standing water around your property. Remember, it's easy to have standing water and not know it. Look for places rainwater may be collecting, like clogged gutters or outdoor pots with poor drainage. 

However, it's also entirely possible you have mosquitoes because you live near a source of stagnant water like a pond or reservoir. If that's the case, you'll have a much harder time getting rid of mosquitoes. You can plant herbs and flowers like lavender, rosemary, and citronella. These scents repel mosquitoes, but if females are out for blood, herbs and flowers may not be enough to deter them. That's where we come in here at Quell Pest Control. We can help keep your property mosquito-free even if you live next to a mosquito breeding ground. 

Five Hassle-Free Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of Your Rowlett Home

Spiders are often good to have around your property – as long as their numbers are contained. A few spiders can help keep other insect populations in check and protect your home from nastier pests. However, you don't want to let spider numbers on your property get out of control, especially not since we have potentially dangerous spiders like black widows and brown recluses skulking around here in Texas. 

Fortunately, there are many measures you can take to keep spiders at bay. Most of these measures have to do with maintaining spider prey out of your home:

  • Cover all trash cans inside and outside with tight lids to repel roaches and flies. 
  • Store pantry foods in airtight containers to mask smells. 
  • Fix moisture issues that can offer spider prey the water they need. 
  • Seal cracks and holes in your home's exterior to keep out spiders and prey alike. 
  • Knock down cobwebs wherever you find them to encourage spiders to build them elsewhere. 

Taking these measures can keep the spider population in your home under control. And if you see an uptick in spider activity in your home, you can always call us here at Quell Pest Control!