Ottawa, IL Pest Control
Ottawa, IL is a beautiful city that is located in the valley between the Fox and Illinois Rivers. It offers its residents a scenic view wherever they turn. Ottawa provides both historical and modern housing options, a booming downtown, quality schools, and a strong commitment to its residents. Just like Ottawa is committed to the people that call it home, the pest professionals at Quik-Kill Pest Eliminators are committed to providing you with effective pest control services that work to quickly and completely eliminate common Illinois pests from your home or business. With our help, keep common pests like stinging insects, ants, spiders, and rodents from ever invading your Ottawa property again!
Active pests in Ottawa, IL
Residential pest control services in Ottawa, IL
If your goal is to completely eliminate pests from your Ottawa home, then Quik-Kill Pest Eliminators, is the company for you. Our mission is to COMPLETELY eliminate the pests from your home that can pose health risks, cause you unneeded stress, and damage your home and personal property. Our year-round solutions to invading pests include our Home Guardian SM Service which protects your Ottawa home from common household pests and termites, and our Home Guardian SM Service Plus which offers protection against common household pests, termites, and blood-eating bed bugs. Either of these services will provide you with the following quality services needed to get rid of pests:
The installation of our Home Guardian Stations along the exterior perimeter of your home to protect it against damaging termites
The placement of interior pest monitoring devices
The removal of pests and their residue
Sealing opening found in the exterior of your home that may allow pests to gain access inside your home
Pest trapping and removal
To learn more about our residential pest services or to request an inspection, give us a call today!
Types of bees in Ottawa, IL
Bees are very beneficial to the environment, they are responsible for the pollination of many flowers, plants, and crops. However, if these stinging pests make their nest in, on or too close to your home they may actually become a threat to you, your family, and even your pets. The three most common species of bee found in Ottawa are the bumble bee, carpenter bee, and honey bee; each with their own unique characteristics and threats to people and property.
Bumble bees are a large species of bee that has a distinctively fuzzy appearance. They build their nests in or as close to the ground as possible. Bumble bees are extremely aggressive and will not hesitate to defend their nest with painful stings. Their venom is strong enough to cause serious, life-threatening allergic reactions in some people.
Carpenter bees are a solitary species of bee. They grow to between 1/4 and 1 inch in length. The females prefer to create their nest inside untreated softwood. The females are equipped with a stinger, but are very docile and rarely sting, while the males who lack a stinger are extremely aggressive and work very hard to chase potential enemies away from their nest.
The honey bee is generally light golden brown in color with brown banding and are covered in fine hair. They create their nests in hollow trees cavities, in piles of rocks, and unfortunately inside of homes in places like behind walls voids or in attic spaces. Honey bees have a barbed stinger meaning they can only sting their victim once, but one sting is unfortunately enough to trigger a severe allergic reaction in some.
If bees have made a nest on your property that is too close for your comfort, contact the bee removal experts at Quik-Kill Eliminators. We can provide the services needed to remove these potentially dangerous bees from your property helping to keep you and your family safe from painful bee stings.
Protect your Ottawa, IL business from pests
At Quik-Kill we have the experience and technology needed to provide effective pest control services to a very wide range of industries and businesses including places like restaurants, warehouses, supermarkets, and schools. We offer customized, industry-leading pest management solutions to completely eliminate pests from Ottawa businesses! Through Integrated Pest Management (IPM) we provide modern commercial pest services that consist of inspection, baiting, and monitoring programs; all which work together to help reduce the use of pesticides and provide superior results. We start to eliminate pests from commercial facilities with a thorough inspection of your facility which helps to identify the areas in your facility where pest problems may pop up. We will then monitor those areas either visually and/or with sticky traps. Next, the application of a control agent (generally an odorless, vaporless bait) is completed. Finally, sanitation recommendations are provided and a written report of conditions favorable to pest infestations may also be completed. To learn more about eliminating insects, rodents, and other reputation-damaging, disease-spreading, and fear-inducing pests from your commercial property, give us a call at Quik-Kill Eliminators today!
Rodent prevention tips for Ottawa, IL residents
Rodents aren’t asking for much, they simply want to live in your home, eat your food, and nest behind your home’s walls. So what’s the big deal? Well, the big deal is that these highly destructive pests will not only cause damage to personal belongings and your building (wires, pipes, flooring, insulation), they will introduce diseases and bacteria, and contaminate your food! To prevent rodents from choosing your Ottawa home to live, breed, and nest in, we offer you the following tips:
Routinely remove garbage from your home and place it into outdoor containers with tight-fitting or locking lids. The outdoor garbage cans should be kept a distance away from the exterior of your home
Clean-up any uneaten pet food
Resist feeding the birds. Seed and other animals feed will attract rodents to your property
Seal the small openings and spaces found in your homes foundation and exterior walls
Caulk gaps found around windows and doors
Place tight-fitting caps on your home’s chimney
Store food in kitchen and pantry areas in plastic or glass containers with air-tight lids
Remove water sources by fixing leaky pipes and fixtures, and by making sure that your home’s gutters are working properly to direct water away from the outside of your home
Remove clutter and piles of organic and non-organic debris from your home’s property
We can eliminate rodents from any Ottawa home or business through any of our residential and commercial pest elimination options. Contact us now to learn more!