Pekin, IL Pest Control

Pekin, Illinois is comprised of wetlands, forests, savannas, and prairies which provide its residents with ample opportunities to enjoy recreational activities like camping, fishing, canoeing, biking, horseback riding, and more! In addition to plentiful outdoor activities, Pekin is home to many great shops, restaurants, and theaters. Since 1929, Quik-Kill Pest Eliminators has been solving a wide variety of pest problems throughout Illinois and parts of Iowa.

We take pride in being able to put into place the latest technological advances to ensure the complete elimination of pests from any Pekin residential or commercial property. At Quik-Kill, we believe in nothing less than the complete elimination of our customers' pest problems. Contact us today to learn more!


Active pests in Pekin, IL


Residential pest control in Pekin, IL

For one low price, Quik-Kill Pest Eliminators can protect your Pekin home from common household pests and termites through our year-round home pest control program. In addition, we have an affordable service that will protect your home and family from an assortment of pests. With the Home Guardian SM Service, our professionals will establish and maintain an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program that keeps insects, rodents and termites out of your home.

We also have our Home Guardian SM Service Plus service available, which provides protection against common household pests, termites, AND bed bugs. Give us a call to learn more!

Common spiders in Pekin, IL

The most common species of spiders found living and invading properties in Pekin, Illinois include the following:

Black Widow Spider
These spiders are venomous. If bitten, the venom will affect a person’s nervous system. These spiders are shiny black in color and have a distinct red hourglass-like marking on their backs.

Brown Recluse Spider
These spiders are also venomous. The venom from a brown recluse spider bite will cause the area around the bite to ulcerate. The wound is slow to heal and can be prone to infection. Brown recluse spiders have yellowish-brown to dark brown bodies and very long legs that are a darker color than the rest of their body. They also have a unique violin-like pattern on the top of their body.

Cellar Spider
These spiders eat venomous spiders like the brown recluse and black widow. They have a small body that is yellow, gray, or light brown and have eight very long and skinny legs. These spiders are often confused with “daddy long-legs”.

House spiders
These spiders are the most common species of spider to be found living and hiding out in homes and other buildings. They are yellowish-brown in color with a white colored abdomen and dark chevron-like markings on their body and legs.

Wolf spider
These spiders do not create webs to catch their prey. Instead, they hunt and chase down their prey. Wolf spiders have a stout body that is covered in hair and their hunting speed comes from their eight spiny legs.

Yellow Sac Spiders
This species of spider is small and pale beige to yellow in color. These spiders are typically found creating their webs in trees, bushes, and garden areas.

If you are experiencing problems with spiders in or around your home, contact the professionals at Quik-Kill Pest Eliminators. We can put the services needed to eliminate them and keep them from returning into place. To learn more about getting rid of nuisance and/or dangerous spiders from your Pekin property, call us today.

Commercial Pest Control Solutions In Pekin, IL

Protecting your Pekin business from the dangers and damages that pests introduce is very important. Here are some reasons why:

  • Pest sightings will damage the reputation of your business and negatively affect your business’s bottom line.

  • Pests introduce disease, bacteria, and parasites into your business.

  • Pest infestations will lower employee morale.

  • Pests will scare away your customers and cause them to spend their money at another business.

To solve any current pest problems you may be experiencing in your Pekin business and prevent future problems, Quik-Kill Pest Eliminators offers customized, industry-leading commercial pest management solutions to get rid of pests and the problems they bring with them to your Pekin businesses. Through Integrated Pest Management (IPM), we provide modern commercial pest control services that consist of inspection, baiting, and monitoring. 

Our professionals will perform a thorough inspection to help identify potential pest problems. We also provide baiting services which include the application of bait, monitoring programs, sanitation recommendations, and a written report of conditions favorable to pest infestations may also be completed. Call us today to learn more about our commercial pest control services.

Learn how to prevent termite damage in Pekin, IL

Termites are moisture seeking pests. They prefer to invade wooden structures that have previously been damaged by water. To help prevent termites from choosing your home and property to invade, it is important to reduce excess moisture in and around your home. Some ways to reduce moisture levels include:

  • Making sure that gutters are cleaned out and are directing rainwater away from the outside of your home.

  • Trimming back overgrown bushes and shrubs from the exterior of your home to allow the sun to dry out the ground.

  • Removing structural wood from your home that has been damaged by water.

  • Repairing any leaky pipes or fixtures found either inside or outside of your home.

  • Using dehumidifiers in basement areas and making sure that crawlspaces are properly ventilated.

Along with the above tips, the professionals at Quik-Kill Pest Eliminators can protect your property from termites through our highly effective termite control services. These services can be completed on their own or as part of our year-round home pest control program. To learn more about protecting your Pekin property from wood-destroying termites, give us a call today!

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