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PEST CONTROL LEADERS

Spectrum Pest Control addresses all sorts of insect infestations all year round. Our exterminators work with the specifics of your own situation, schedule and home.

PEST CONTROL AREAS OF EXPERTISE

STINGING INSECTS

Bees, Hornets and yellow jackets

BUGS

Ants, spiders, cockroaches

RODENTS

Rats, Mice and other small rodents

WE SPECIALIZE IN ALL YOUR RESIDENTIAL PEST CONTROL NEEDS

Spectrum's Ultimate Care Program is the most comprehensive home pest control in the business. We offer you unsurpassed protection against all of your general insects and give you our Pest Free Promise. If the bugs return, so do we free of charge! Spectrum Pest Control also offers a Money Back Guarantee on all of our services.

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By concentrating our efforts outside the home, we reduce the need for applications inside. That "perimeter of protection" provides an invisible "barrier"; helping seal out pests from entering your home. Specifically, we thoroughly inspect your home's exterior. The concentrate on potential areas where insects or mice can enter.

For comprehensive residential pest control all year long, we provide an Exclusive 4 Step Annual Pest Control Program. Spectrum ensures your home and family are protected year-round from a wide variety of new pests that appear with each new season. Spectrum also provides single services to solve specific pest issues on a one-time basis.

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"I was dealing with true professionals"

I have seen the most thorough inspection of my property, both inside and out by Spectrum Pest Control. They’ve identified the areas where our ant and termite problem originated from and where other pest problems may exist! It was a sigh of relief for me knowing I was dealing with true professionals. Thank you, Spectrum.

-Vera Curtis

OUR 3 STEP PEST CONTROL PROGRAM

For just pennies per day

The Spectrum Protection Plan is the best option for making sure that pests don't enter the areas where you and your family live, sleep, and prepare food. We make sure that we prepare and inspect for all potential pests and problems you may encounter at your home, and we are ready with industry-leading residential pest control treatments to solve those problems.

INSPECTION

Our trained inspectors will perform the most thorough inspection of your property possible, both inside and out, to identify all residential areas where a pest problem exists or where one might exist. Rather than looking for just one pest that you may or may not have noticed, our Inspectors go the extra mile to make sure that a problem that could occur tomorrow is identified and prepared for today.

TREATMENT

Prepared with industry leading training, solutions, and technology, our technicians will perform a complete treatment in order to keep the active pests of each season from entering your home. Whether it’s ants in the summer, spiders in the winter, or anything in between, Spectrum exterminator technicians are prepared for all types of pest problems with a thorough treatment to quickly remove the problem.

CONTINUED COMMITMENT

At each service, our exterminators will make sure that not only are your previous pest problems under control, but that common problem areas are checked to make sure that any new problems are prevented before they have a chance to get started.

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"I feel safe and confident!"

Compared to other pest control companies, I can say that Spectrum Pest Control trains their employees very well. Their technicians have extensive knowledge and passion for their jobs, I feel very safe and confident that the job will be done well. Thank you.

-Alvin Fisher

SOMETHING BUGGING YOU?

Spectrum Pest Control addresses all sorts of insect infestations all year round. Our exterminators work with the specifics of your situation, schedule, and home.

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Pest Control Plum PA

Hours. Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM, Sat-Sun 9AM-12PM

Address. 3100 Leechburg Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15068

Tel. (412) 328-2193

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Hornets Nesting Too Close For Comfort

Hornets are insects that are usually grouped with wasps and yellow jackets alike. While it is correct that hornets are in fact a type of wasp, they have unique characteristics that classify them separately from other species of wasps. Hornets are indeed stinging insects but some of their characteristics make them different from wasps and yellow jackets. The main type of hornet introduced to the US is the bald-faced hornet. They can be found in various cities and states, including Plum, PA. If a hornet suspects there is a hornet infestation in their home, it’s best to leave the removal of them in the hands of a professional exterminator.

What do hornets look like?

These insects are larger than wasps and can grow up to 1.5 inches in length. The bald-faced hornet has a black colored body with white colored marking on its face. The European hornet has a reddish-brown coloring. It is often noted that bald-faced hornets have similar features to the yellow jacket due to their coloring but they are larger than yellow jackets.

What is their behavior?

Hornets are very aggressive insects that will not hesitate to attack if they feel their nest is threatened. This is why it is very dangerous for inexperienced people to try to remove hornets themselves. These insects will sting a person multiple times if they feel they are under attack. Unlike wasps, they will rarely scavenge for food and will often hunt and prey upon other insects. Hornets are actually beneficial in ridding people of unwanted pest insects but they can still prove to be dangerous if their dwelling place is too close to a person’s home. They are most active during the day and will build their nests out of paper in trees.

How to tell if there is an infestation

The best way to determine if there is an infestation is to carefully observe the area. If the homeowner finds more than one hornet flying around in a certain area, it is a definite sign that there is a nest near the section. Sometimes the actual paper nest can be spotted along with the worker hornets. The homeowner’s suspicions should be confirmed by a professional pest control company such as, Spectrum Pest Control. If a person tries to remove and eliminate these hornets without the correct or proper information, all they may do is anger and agitate these insects. Instead it’s best to leave this insect removal in the hands of these professionals. They have the experience and knowledge to serve a homeowner and rid the nest of hornets safely from the area.