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Oceanside Pest Control Exterminators

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  • 4 years in business
  • 263 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marie T.
Verified review

Mr Castillo is very knowledgeable in his profession. He is also very honest and sincere and I would certainly recommend him for any pest control problem. His prices are also affordable and he did a great job. Marie Madden

HALO Termite & Pest Control
4.7
from 140 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 294 hires on Thumbtack
Paul G.
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Great experience working with HALO Termite & Pest Control. Jake showed up on time, performed his inspection around the house, identified areas of concern and, sine the termite nests were too few to warrant a full crew showing up, he helped me deal with the issue himself. 5 stars!!!

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San Diego IPM
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
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Erik S.
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Joe was great. Very personable, punctual, and seemed knowledgeable about the issue at hand. I would definitely recommend his services for your pest elimination needs.

  • 4 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
Gerilyn M.
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Larry is the best, most professional, exceptional pest control guy we have ever known. We had a roach infestation for years. We tried everything we had heard of. Boric Acid, bug bombs, we even had another pest control guy before him that didnt get rid of the problem. We got to the point that we thought we would just have to live with our Joe's Apartment problem. Larry came to our house and made it his mission to get rid of the infestation. He is amazing and he knows his stuff. we highly recomend him to everyone that has any kind of pest problem. If you want a reliable guy that will take care of your pest problems for good, Larry is your man. Thank you Larry. 2 years later and still no more roaches!!! we could never thank you enought :)

Pure-R Space Inc.
4.4
from 63 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 154 hires on Thumbtack
Matthew P.
Verified review

First let me state that I am a property manager and ultimately the home owner arranged terms with Shegun and Pure-R Space. This was a really tough flood job caused by the recent rains. The tenants were making demands for the job to be done quickly and I don't think it could be done much quicker that Shegun and his guys got it done. They brought in high BTU heaters and cooked all the moisture out of the floor. As far as the job was concerned they got it done and went above and beyond adding some anti-mold spray, even though the owner never agreed to pay him for it, to ensure there wouldn't be any issues moving forward. He kept communicating with me even in the toughest of times. There were some things regarding price one of his techs discussed with the tenant which I wasn't really happy about, and is the only reason for 4 stars instead of 5.

Bee Patrol & Pests
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Kathryn P.
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Shaun was courteous and timely. He did a great job eradicating my ants and the price was extremely fair. Would recommend him to anyone!!

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C.A. Luce Termite Control
4.8
from 48 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
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Len H.
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We got quotes from 4 termite companies and chose C. A. Luce Termite Control to tent and fumigate the property with Vikane gas. Chris( the owner) performed the inspection and gave an honest assessment of the problem as opposed to the song and dance routine that we got from a couple of the other companies. He also submitted the lowest quote. The staff, Rick, Jennifer, and their subcontractor(the fumigation company) were very professional, helpful, friendly, and competent. The process went smoothly including saving a couple of plants near the house that we wanted to protect. We recommend C. A. Luce and we will use them again should we have termite problems in the future.

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Bull's Eye Pest Control
4.8
from 44 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tricia A.
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Best pest control service we've ever had. We used to be serviced by oneof the large corporations, and Bulls Eye outperformed them. No more spider webs covering my garden plants! Plus, Bulls Eye has better prices.

Barlows Pest Control
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Jane K.
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I had an invasion of ants...called a random pest control & ants were back in 2 weeks. Then I was referred to Barlow's...they discovered 5 huge colonies of ants...sprayed around outside perimeter of house & ants were gone entirely...inside & out...within a week and for a whole year...incredible.

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Orange Crest Pest Control
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
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David A.
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I just got off the phone with my wife urging me to leave a review for Greg and highlight his excellent work at our Home. We can't express enough gratitude for his responsiveness and willingness to come service our home on such short notice. He did a thorough inspection of our home and proceeded to treat our home against all the insects that were become a huge irritant to every member of the family. Additionally, his pricing was very competitive for the value of the service. We are glad we choose Orange Crest Pest Control for our quarterly service and wish Greg much success.

Delta Pest Management
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Marilyn E.
Verified review

Outstanding experience! First, I contacted Manual looking for a pest control company; only to find out later in the week, I actually needed a termite inspection. So I had to call and let Manual know my priorities had changed and I would not need him. Manual remained very professional; he thanked me and still sent me my bid for the job along with his business card. I thought to myself what a professional young man! The following week, the termite inspector gave me a bid that had very minimal damage at a reasonable cost to repair. Therefore, I had the work completed. And... sent a email and asked Manual if he would like to come out and complete a one time spray inside and out we could then discuss a annual contract. I have signed his contract; all because he displayed a professional image of his company and himself! Looking forward to working with you Manual!

  • 6 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
James L.
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Guillermo Castro of Castro Termite & Pest Control came out within the next day after being contacted for a Re-finance Termite Inspection. He performed a thorough inspection of my home including a comprehensive survey of the attic during a very warm afternoon. I was very impressed with his knowledge of termite infestation and how to locate any damage. Fortunately my home did not have any evidence of termites. After the completion of the inspection I mentioned that I had a problem with rodents running around between my house and a neighbor's. He came out the next day on his day off to seal up any entry points to my home and lay traps. His excellent customer service, pleasant demeanor and dedication to his craft have earned my highest marks for a professional. I highly recommend him for any pest problem you may have!

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Ecotarget Pest Solutions
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
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Chandella F.
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Al the owner was very good. He listened to our concerns and did an excellent job. We were having an ant infestation, tried everything and finally threw up our hands in frustration. Al was able to fit us in his schedule last minute and within hours the ants were gone! He will also come back and retreat at no cost if ants come back. I would recommend to anyone.

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Legion Pest Management
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Debbie Y.
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The inspector was thorough and professional and did not find any termites. I appreciate their honesty.

MadCo Pest-a-Side
4.3
from 17 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Tom M.
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Decided to go with a local company, turns out, it was a Great Decision ! James definitely knows his business !! They showed up well within the time given, explained in great detail EVERY question we had, even had answers to things we had not thought of. They came, treated our home and us with respect, took care of our pest issues and promised to be back if we see anything come back. Now days, most people cannot rely on many things to be true, but when MadCo promises, they really come through ! Great company I would endorse over and over again. Clean, thorough and integrity, will use them again when needed.

  • 22 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
James F.
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Preventive subterranean termite treatment

  • 5 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Ray M.
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Manny showed up on-time. Did the job and suggested some fixes to my home to prevent further infestations. Great experience. Would highly suggest Manny.

We Got Ya!
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Maria G.
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Pest Control Abraham very professional and helpful.

Eagleshield Pest Control
4.8
from 10 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Caleb S.
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Eagleshield Pest control is a company that cares about you and is very Proffessional! Jesse not only took care of my pest problems but also educated me on what I was dealing with. I would highly recommend this company to anyone.

AA ASSAULT PEST CONTROL
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
VICTORIA A.
Verified review

IN ANY BUSINESS, WORK QUALITY AND PRICE IS EVERYTHING, I CALLED ASSAULT TO DO TERMITES ON MY HOUSE 3 DAYS BEFORE CLOSING ESCROW. I WAS COMPLETELY BLOWN AWAY BY THE PRICE AND HOW QUICK THEIR CREW WORKED. THEY ARE RUNNING A GREAT CREW THAT WORK REALLY WELL TOGETHER. AND IT REALLY SHOWS.

TRIBLOC Pest Control
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley S.
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Excellent service and my guy was right in time.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What do pest control companies do?

Pest control companies handle all aspects of bug, rodent and animal extermination or removal. Pest control professionals visit your home or office to identify the type of pest that is troubling you and offer various treatment plans — complete with clearly outlined costs. Once you and the pest control company have a signed agreement, the pro will begin treatment. Pest treatment can range from the use of spray pesticides and gel bait to live and/or kill traps. There are a wide range of types of pesticides, many of them nontoxic for humans and other small animals. This means you may be able to have your home treated for pests without harming nearby wildlife or your dog and cat. The pest control pro will carry out the treatment plan and, depending on the service agreement, provide follow-up such as emptying traps, inspecting access points, or reapplying pesticide spray if the pests return. Costs will vary based on the type of pest you are having removed and the extent of the infestation.The average national pest control price range is $80-$130. From a minor bedbug event to an entire home termite infestation, pest control companies have got you covered.

How do you get bed bugs and how do you get rid of them?

The increase in bed bug infestations in the U.S. is a result of increased travel, lack of knowledge about preventing infestations, increased resistance of bed bugs to pesticides, and ineffective pest control practices, explains the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It’s easy to mistake bed bugs for carpet beetles or similar-looking bugs, so infestations are often not noticed when they first occur. Prevention tips include keeping areas free of clutter, regularly washing sheets and mattress covers in hot water (and don’t forget to wash the laundry bag, too), and vacuuming regularly and safely disposing of the sealed vacuum bag. Not everyone has reactions to bed bug bites, which also may be mistaken for the bites of other pests such as mosquitoes, so timely bed bug extermination depends on identification of bed bug activity. If you notice physical signs of an infestation, contact a bed bug extermination professional as soon as possible to learn about chemical and non-chemical (such as heat) treatment options. An integrated pest management plan may incorporate one or more methods.

How do you get rid of termites?

The best way to get rid of termites is to act fast. Termites are a problem that will only get worse — and no matter how much you want them to, they usually don’t magically move out on their own. There are three main types of termites: drywood, dampwood and subterranean. Drywood and dampwood termites sneak through cracks in your exterior paint, nail holes, and gaps near windows and other openings and begin to eat through your wood. Subterranean termites enter your house from the ground up by creating mud tunnels. In all cases, they survive by eating the wood of your house. The type of termites you have can steer the treatment plan.

Methods of termite extermination include fumigation, use of pesticides, and use of natural elements that are poisonous to the bugs. The extent of your termite infestation will help determine the treatment method. If you have drywood or dampwood termites that have infiltrated all aspects of the wood in your home, the pest control pro may recommend enclosing the whole house in a tent and gassing the termites via fumigation. If you have subterranean termites, often the entire footprint of the home must be treated by drilling liquid treatments into the slab or foundation of the home to exterminate the colonies. In any case, once you see signs of termites, it’s time to take action and call a pest pro.  

How much does it cost to treat a house for termites?

Termites are not only creepy-crawly, they can literally eat your house out from underneath you. Termites feed on damp and dry wood and can chomp through your house at an alarming rate. The national average pest control cost for termite extermination is $240-$400. Treatment costs can be higher for an extensive infestation. Here are some examples of average pest control costs for termites:

  • Liquid treatment of subterranean termites: $3-$4 per linear foot.
    • For $75 per year, a company may offer a maintenance plan that provides inspection of the property and renewal of the warranty.
  • Liquid treatment of subterranean termites: approximately $400 for a 2,000-square-foot home at $3-$5 per linear foot.
    • The price is higher for additional work such as foaming and drilling inside of concrete slabs.
  • Fumigation treatment of drywood termites: $1,200-$1,500 for a 30,000- to 35,000-cubic-foot home
    • Fumigation is measured in cubic feet because it fills the airspace of the home and infiltrates the wood that the termites may be colonizing. The cost of fumigation is affected by the number of levels in the home as well as the square footage.

How much does it cost to get rid of cockroaches?

Cockroaches are not only ugly, they are difficult to get rid of. Quick and resilient, they can be hard to get rid of without professional help once they have inhabited a house. Nationally, the average range for cockroach pest control cost is $80-$130. Extermination professionals typically provide a free estimate to determine the extent of the infestation. They’ll check for the main sources of the bugs, identify bug access and entry points into your home, and determine the best method for elimination. There are a variety of cockroach extermination tools including gel baits and traps, pesticide foggers, desiccants (which dry out the cockroaches), neurotoxins, and other pesticides. Pest control costs can also cover preventive measures like regular spraying and trap maintenance. Some regions of the country are much more prone to cockroach problems than others, so pest control costs may need to be part of your quarterly budget. Cockroaches love dark, humid, and warm areas and water sources, so place traps near your washer and dryer and under your sinks.

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