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Because it sits along the edges of both the Niagara River and Lake Erie, Buffalo residents may see influxes of mosquitoes during the hottest months of the year. Some residents near Hoyt Lake in Delaware Park may also see an increase of mosquito activity, especially in areas like Albright and Park Meadow. Mosquitoes can leave an itchy welt on the skin after a bite, but they can also transmit diseases such as Chikungunya, Zika virus, malaria, and West Nile virus.
The most dangerous pest problems in Buffalo, however, are the wasps. Buffalo shows extremely high humidity levels throughout the summer months, which are prime conditions for wasps of all kinds. Wasps, hornets, yellow jackets, and other social wasps in the area can be exceptionally vicious. Bald-faced hornets are one of many species that defend their nest when they perceive a potential threat. Some species of yellowjackets even make their nests underground. In extreme cases, wasps, yellowjackets, or hornets will make a nest on a home and tunnel inward until they are seen flying around interior home spaces such as kitchens, bedrooms, or basements.
Since Buffalo is one of the largest cities in New York State and residents are usually housed closely together, rodents become one of the biggest threats when cold Lake Erie winters take hold. Rodents such as groundhogs and gophers tunnel through yards and feast on valuable plants of all kinds. Mice and rats search for shelter and food in kitchens and basements. They gnaw on walls, chew through food storage containers, tear up materials, and contaminate food. These well-known rodents are also known to carry fleas and ticks and transmit diseases like rat-bite fever and Hantavirus. Since rodents are a significant health concern, officials of Erie County caution their citizens about the dangers and risks rodents cause and encourage them to seek pest control solutions to avoid these dangers. If you think you have a rodent problem, call Fox Pest Control immediately.
Branch Manager Joe has been with our company for many years, and he loves to spend time with his children whenever possible. Joe has a memory of when he and his daughter, Olivia, went to a local baseball game. This particular game was hosted by the Buffalo Bisons going against the Rochester Red Wings. Olivia was so fortunate, she caught a ball that was hit into the stands! It was a memorable father-daughter bonding experience in the great city of Buffalo.
At Fox Pest Control, we take pride in being part of the communities we serve. Buffalo is our home too, and we do what we can to support local organizations. This is why we sponsor Service Collaborative, a WNY based organization that helps better the community. One of their current projects is Beds for Buffalo, whose goal is to build 200 beds for children in need so that they will have a higher chance of future success. Other organizations that Fox sponsors include Buffalo Titans basketball, the University of Buffalo Robotics Club, Friends of the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter and HOME: Housing Opportunities Made Equal, who works to ensure all people have an equal opportunity to the communities of their choice.
Pests come in all shapes and sizes. From ants in your kitchen, to termites in your foundation, bug infestations are an inevitable part of homeownership in Buffalo Area. Some bugs are just a nuisance, like silverfish or crickets which like dark damp places. Other pests like termites or rodents are cause for concern as they cause property damage and can carry disease. Whatever the pest problem you might have in Buffalo Area, you came to the right place. Fox Pest Control is experienced at combating whatever Buffalo Area pest might be bothering you.
You might already know you have a pest problem. But here are a couple of the most common signs a pest control extermination look for in Buffalo Area.
There are many pests that are nearly impossible to eliminate without the help of a professional exterminator. Termites, ants, ticks, fleas, carpenter ants, and bed bugs are all among the pests that are extremely difficult and time-consuming to root out of a home without the proper extermination knowledge, equipment, and experience.
Extermination professionals have the proper training and certification to get rid of pests that spread diseases, cause home damage, and cause emotional distress, including mosquitoes, ticks, termites, carpenter ants, cockroaches, and bed bugs.
Most Buffalo Area pest problems cannot be thoroughly controlled without years of pest control experience. The products available for purchase at your local hardware store just aren’t as effective as our integrated pest management techniques that safely use professional products and also take pest behavior into account.
Responsible companies like Fox Pest Control use products that are proven to get rid of pests while also being environmentally responsible.
Pesticides that are reviewed and approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are not illegal as long as they are used according to the label instructions.
Our environmentally friendly products are uniquely designed to get rid of the pests while also allowing you to enjoy the comfort and safety of your home. Our products are designed to be child and pet friendly.
We combine modern Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques with a variety of environmentally responsible products. Since each situation — and each pest — is different, we make adjustments accordingly. Speak to our customer service representatives for a list of products used during your service call.
For up to three months after the application, any bugs, insects, or other pests that come across the area will be exterminated. You can rest easy knowing we are controlling the bugs so you can focus on what matters most to you.
During your first service for our standard Home Protection Plan (HPP), we treat the inside of your home to help root out any pests inside. We won’t need to treat the inside of your home again unless you specifically request an inside service.
Yes. Each Home Protection Plan (HPP) comes with our Fox Money-Back Guarantee. Call our customer service representatives to let us know if pests come back between your regular services, and we will come back to treat the pests again, free of charge.
For the standard Home Protection Plan, we plan to service the outside of your Buffalo Area home on a seasonal basis (roughly once every three months).
As long as our technicians have full access to your front and back yard, no one needs to be at home if we are doing a standard pest control treatment of the home’s exterior. However, if you specifically request a treatment of the interior of your home, an adult must be present before our technician can enter.
Now is the best time to consider hiring Fox Pest Control to exterminate pests, because it’s not a question of IF, but WHEN the pests will invade the wall voids, the space inside soffits or eaves, gutters, cracks in the siding, and eventually make their way to the house.
Professional Buffalo Area pest control services can save both time and money. Since do-it-yourself methods aren’t effective over the long term, a homeowner can spend endless amounts of time using ineffective methods. Pests like termites and carpenter ants can cause hundreds of thousands of dollars in home repair costs that are not covered by insurance.
As long as the home has food, water, and shelter, pests are just as attracted to a clean home as they are to a dirty one. When insects have infested a house, cleaning and thorough sanitation techniques root them out of their hiding places and destroy their eggs. However, cleaning inside doesn’t necessarily stop the bugs on the outside thinking about wanting to come in. That’s where Fox Pest Control can really help.
Rodents, mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas can spread nasty diseases including West Nile virus, babesiosis, rickettsiosis, Ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain Fever, Typhus, the bubonic plague, Tularemia, Malaria, and much more.
Many people in Buffalo Area are stung by insects like wasps every year. Some people are allergic to these stings. Because their stinger isn’t barbed, wasps, bumblebees, and some carpenter bees are capable of stinging multiple times.
All our products are formulated and proven by the EPA to be the environmentally responsible choice for effective pest control.
Fox offers organic exterminator treatment products upon customer request. Please speak with our customer service representatives for further details.
There are several pests that are difficult to exterminate and control without professional help because they hide effectively, reproduce quickly, and are extremely hardy. Cockroaches, bed bugs, fleas, ticks, and termites are among the most difficult pests to eradicate.
Many insects find a warm place to hide, such as the wall voids of your house. They go into a type of hibernation called diapause until spring.
Other insects lay eggs that survive the winter and hatch when the weather warms.
Pests survive the winter by finding a hiding place in your house or by laying eggs that withstand the cold.
At any time during the cold months, the area could suddenly warm up, which will activate the pests. Our winter treatments will catch and exterminate these pests before they can become a problem again in the spring.
Mice and rat problems reach their peak during the coldest months of the year, which is another reason to treat your Buffalo Area home during the winter. Rats and mice can sometimes bring other pests to your home, even during the winter, including ticks and fleas.
Think you have a pest problem? Call Fox Pest Control at (716) 801-4668 for a free Buffalo Area pest control quote.
Your technician will conduct a thorough pest control inspection of your home and property in order to provide a customized pest treatment plan that will be most effective for your situation.
You will receive a detailed report of the service provided and helpful recommendations to remain pest free.
We come back regularly throughout the year to ensure the pests don't come back. If you see any pest activity between your regularly scheduled service, simply give us a call. We’ll come back for free!
Is a trail of ants marching across your countertop,
or setting up camp in your cupboard?
Don't worry — we've got a solution!
Ants are masters of sneaking into your home through unsealed gaps in your cement, brick or siding.
They can also slip in through open gaps around windows or door frames.
If you've got food or moisture available, they'll come crawling.
Most ants are harmless.
But some, like fire ants, bite and sting.
Other types of ants build huge mounds that can tear up your lawn.
Carpenter ants can burrow into your wood,
causing major damage to window and door frames, or even the structure of your home.
If you see ants, call us.
We'll come that same day to solve your pest problem!
Our licensed, certified technicians know how to get the job done right.
Your Fox Pest Pro will thoroughly inspect your home,
and then create a customized plan to get rid of those pesky ants for good.
After the treatment, we'll send you a detailed report of what we did,
along with helpful suggestions for how to keep the ants outside where they belong.
We follow up with regular inspections,
carefully checking for any potential trouble spots.
If ants return, simply give us a call,
we'll come back for free!
Our service is 100% guaranteed.
Why not have one less thing to worry about?
Call us today for a free quote and same-day inspection.
Fox Pest Control. No Bugs. Simply Better.
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