Blog - Orange County Pest Control

Blog

SPIDER!

Yes! I have definitely did the same thing! Working in Pest control can sometimes open you up to a wide variety of teasing and joking, for example, when I told my friends that I was taking up a job with ...
Read More

How to Get Rid of Mice And Keep Them Away for Good

Mice infestation? Check out this article I've shared that helps you get rid of them and keep them away for good! Fall and winter are prime time for rodents trying to make their way into warm, cozy homes, but it's never too ...
Read More

How To Get Rid Of A Silverfish Infestation

We know they can be really annoying, so we've shared some tips on how to get rid of that silverfish infestation! No, they don’t bite, but you can’t have them as pets either. Although silverfish may look quite creepy, they ...
Read More

Virus Disinfection for the Workplace

People around the world work to find their new normal amid the corona virus pandemic. Business owners are looking for ways to get their employees back to work or to keep them safe as they continue to provide essential products ...
Read More

Pests Don’t Carry COVID-19, But You Still Don’t Want Them!

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to many people to practice social distancing and self-quarantine. While much of the information being provided by government and health care officials is very helpful, there’s also information being shared on social media that’s not ...
Read More

Pest-Proofing Your Attic

Attic pests—like mice, rats, squirrels, and bats—are every homeowner’s nightmare. They bring unsanitary conditions (even disease) and can damage the house’s structure and insulation, requiring expensive repairs. Keep these unwanted house guests out with some preventative measures, courtesy of Preferred ...
Read More

Pest Profile: Termites in Your Home

Termites are among the most dreaded household pests, and for good reason. Do you know how to identify a termite infestation? Or what to do if you suspect one? Here’s what you need to know about termites as a homeowner: ...
Read More

Keeping Those Spring Bouquets Beautiful

We love to see flowers as a part of our home decor. Most especially this spring when flowers are all in bloom. Flowers are the ideal way to show your love, but as much as humans love flowers, so do ...
Read More

Post-Valentine’s Day Pests

Valentine’s Day has come and gone. We shared chocolates and laughs with a loved one, attended a fun singles party, or maybe we just skipped celebrating all together this year.  While humanity was wrapped up in love (or their blankets ...
Read More

Pests of All Seasons

Though some pests die off in winter, many thrive all year long in Southern California’s warm climate. Even those that don’t make it through the winter, lay their eggs in anticipation of the coming of spring. Since so many pests ...
Read More

Getting Rid of Rodents in 2020

If you’ve ever had a rodent issue, you know they can be pests all year long. But, oh when winter comes and temperatures get cooler, rodents seek new shelter often in your home – basements, attics, and garages. No matter ...
Read More

How to Store Holiday Decorations—and Keep Pests Out!

Who doesn’t love the festivity of the holiday season? Each year, we gather with friends and family to celebrate another year with one another, pay respect to our beliefs, and (of course) open some gifts! However, all good things must ...
Read More

Are There Squirrels in my Home? 5 Signs of an Infestation

Unlike some rodents, tree squirrels generally don’t hibernate in the winter. Instead, they’re likely to seek out warm areas to take shelter from the elements. Our houses, with their enclosed spaces, central heating, and potentially abundant food supplies, are a ...
Read More

What Makes Preferred Pest Control Great? Our Customers Share Their Stories

There are plenty of pest control specialists in Orange County, but not all are equal. At Preferred Pest Control, we think of “success” as more than just eliminating infestations. That’s important too, but going above and beyond the expectations of ...
Read More

3 Simple Tips to Ensure a Pest-Free Thanksgiving

Another Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and we here at Preferred Pest Control would like to wish a happy holiday weekend to you and your loved ones. With November comes colder weather, and that often drives outdoor pests—like ants, roaches, ...
Read More

Why Choose Preferred Pest Control?

Let’s face it, you’ve got choices when it comes to pest control services in Orange County. Warm weather and plenty of people means a lot of homes full of critters — and lots of competition for us. So what makes ...
Read More

Why We Have Over 175 Five Star Reviews!

Preferred Pest Control is a family owned company located at 17150 Newhope St. in Fountain Valley, CA 92646. Preferred Pest Control Orange County has over 50 years of combined industry experience, with old fashioned values like: honesty, integrity & quality service ...
Read More

Fall Pests: Ant Infestations in Orange County

In most cold regions of the country, ants go into a dormant, hibernation-like state during the chilly fall months. But in Orange County, our temperate and balmy climate is a bit of a double-edged sword. It’s usually warm enough for ...
Read More

Do You Still Need Pest Control During Fall?

It's been quite warm in Orange County, CA! Especially in the northern cities like Fullerton, Corona, and Orange. But when chilly fall weather comes rolling in, what could be better than staying inside and getting cozy?  Orange County residents aren’t ...
Read More

Avoiding Insect Bites and Stings This SoCal Summer

Summer is the season of beautiful blue skies, great weather, and an abundance of outdoor activities with family and friends. There are pool parties, barbecues, and vacations which allow everyone to escape their regular routines. But, alas, summer is also ...
Read More

Bed Bugs Versus Dust Mites – When You Need Professional Help in Southern California

Bed Bugs and Dust Mites – you don’t want either in your Orange County home! The problem is, you have to know what you have in order to eliminate them. The team at Preferred Pest Control is ready to deliver ...
Read More

GOT FLEAS? How To Regain Control Of Your SoCal Home

As much as you love your furry family members, you certainly have no love for the fleas that often come along for the ride and infest your home. If you find your home infested with fleas, the team at Preferred ...
Read More

Trust the Professionals to Get Rid of Spiders in Your Home

Spiders. Everywhere. Everyone recognizes spiders, eight legs, no wings, several pairs of eyes, and well, in most cases, creepy. Of course, along with the spiders come their sticky, unsightly webs. Spiders can enter your home any number of ways – seams underneath doors, ...
Read More

Bees, Wasps, and Hornets, Oh My – Know the Differences and When to Act

A Bee? A Wasp? or a Hornet? While nearly everyone can identify the honey bee, because the species is so frequently in the news, most people don’t know the difference between stinging insects - bees, wasps, hornets, and other stinging ...
Read More

What You Need to Know About Controlling Ants in California

How to Control Ant Problem in OC Ants, while quite pesky, aren’t really an issue in most cases when they are outside, but when they come inside your home, it’s a different story. Here on earth, ants are plentiful with more ...
Read More
Font Resize
Contrast