Frequently Asked Questions
We base our fees on several factors:
- The pest issues that you are having
- If the property is commercial or residential
- The square footage of the house or building
- If you want the inside, outside, or both sprayed
- Frequency of service
For example, the initial service fee for general pest control on an average 2,500 sq. ft house would be $150 to treat the inside and outside of the home. The rate for maintaining a barrier on the outside would run $50 monthly, $100 bi-monthly, or $150 quarterly.
Rodents, pigeons, ticks, fleas, bedbugs and flying insects, such as bees, are more difficult to treat so pricing will be based accordingly.
Please call or text Alpha Pest Control Inc. for your personalized estimate – 480-968-0414 or fill out our contact form.
We do schedule our appointments for times that are convenient for all parties. Just call or text us and we can find a time that works best for you. We also contact you, normally via text, a day in advance to remind you of the appointment. We strive to arrive within 30 minutes of the scheduled time.
This is a good question and really depends on your tolerance for pests. If you prefer not to see any pests then we recommend monthly pest control service (mandatory for scorpion issues). Bi-monthly service is sufficient if you don’t mind the occasional pest that will more than likely perish soon after entering your home or business. Quarterly is sufficient if you simply want to control the pests to a manageable level and you don’t mind seeing insects on occasion.
No, not at all. We’ve had great success controlling scorpions for customers. One tip is to remove anything near your house that would be a good place for them to hide, like stacked wood sitting on the ground. Also, take a look around your home’s exterior and garage to look for gaps around windows, doors, or any cracks that might be entry points. Not having a home that’s properly sealed can invite scorpions into your house. Finally, make sure you have a pest control expert properly treat your home with the right products and you will be a happy camper!
We love pets! All the products we use can be used in schools, vet and medical offices, and houses. The products are safe as long as you don’t touch them till they are dry, which in Arizona takes no time at all. Once dry, they are safe according to the label.
Well, that’s an open-ended question. There could be many different answers. The most common beetles in Arizona would be a Palo Verde Beetle (look up a photo on Google if you dare!), a sewer roach, or…. really, we need to take a look and see. You can take a picture and send it to us so we may more properly identify.
They use their sound to attract females, which make clicking noises when they are ready to mate. The hotter the day, the louder the male cicadas make their sounds. Summer lovin’ indeed!
It really depends on the situation. Usually in Arizona it rains for a brief period of time so it is not really a concern. However, if it is one of those rare days when it just pours, you’ll definitely want to reschedule. Also, we have many different products to use in damp or wet conditions. The normal spray does not get washed away if properly placed next to the house and in cracks and crevices.
Yes, of course. Remove any food sources they are looking for and simply clean the area of concern with proper products. More than likely you have a family of ants living near that area outside. A pest control professional can easily identify and remedy that situation for you at the source. If you need a quick temporary fix till someone can come out, stations for use inside like Terro Ant usually do the trick.
Generally speaking, most people find out when they hear noises in the walls and or ceiling. Droppings in or around the house are also an indicator. With rodents in Arizona it is only a matter of time before you have an issue. It’s way easier and cheaper to have a pest professional take a look at your property and come up with a preventative solution. Usually that entails making sure the house is sealed properly and placing some rodent bait stations around the house. Have a professional do this for you. We have seen places where the homeowner or business owner tries to take care of rodents on their own and it is almost always done incorrectly.
The first thing to do is to have the tree thinned out. Next, your options are placing deterrents in the tree and/or a trap to remove the pigeons from the premises. Definitely have a pest control expert that deals with pigeons regularly look at the situation and give you some expert advice. Pigeons and their poo can spread dangerous diseases and are best left to a professional.