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Why Clients Rave About Preferred Pest Control OC

We're more than just a name: Preferred Pest Control is thrilled to be Yelp’s #1 pick for pest control services in Orange County! You’ve got choices when looking for pest management solutions in Fountain Valley and the surrounding area. But not ...
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Arizona’s Bed Bug Breakout that Has Everyone Talking

Bad news for cinema fans in Glendale, AZ - bed bugs were recently spotted in an AMC theatre. Dark, warm spaces with plenty of foot traffic make an ideal place for bed bugs to call home, so it’s not terribly ...
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CARPET BEETLES DEVOUR MORE THAN RUGS

You don’t need to make use of a carpet to have Carpet Beetles. In fact, Carpet Beetles are prevalent pests found in virtually every building in Orange County area, and when left unchecked, they can cause severe damage to your ...
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KILL ROACHES THE RIGHT WAY!

When we see roaches scurrying quite happily along the bathroom floor or kitchen the first reaction for many of us is to screech with fear and then send a crushing blow to the beast from the bottom of your foot ...
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They’re back! Get rid of crickets

Crickets are small insects that make a somewhat annoying chirping noise. Prominent species of crickets include field crickets, ground crickets, and house crickets. Usually, crickets are found in temperate climates and are located in your gardens, houses, and meadows. They’re ...
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Sweating Over Bed Bugs In The OC

Bed Bugs have been mentioned in different circumstances throughout history and have been known to live alongside humans for centuries.   They are a nuisance that is making a come back all throughout LA and Orange County, plus they trouble many ...
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The German cockroach in Orange County

The most common household cockroaches in the OC home. The German Cockroach is a little species of roach with a size of about 1/2 inch to 5/8inch. They have a light brown color with 2 dark parallel lines that run ...
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Snails Taking Over Your OC Garden

Gardening is a productive and fun hobby undertaken by many people throughout Orange County. The ability to grow beautiful flowers or food is something that many people appreciate. However, other creatures enjoy a beautiful garden as well. Snails are the ...
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How to Get Rid of Silverfish in Orange County

How to Get Rid of Silverfish in Orange County Mostly found in the basement, garage, sink areas and laundry room, Silverfish in Orange County is an annoying pest that feeds mostly on paper and wallpaper. An invasion of silverfish in ...
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AMERICAN ROACH TAKING OVER

Every one of us has seen Roaches in our kitchens and dining rooms. These small nocturnal bugs could attack your house without any warning. They are terrible crawlers that stray everywhere around Orange Country, including over cooked meals, dirty dishes, ...
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Summer heat and tons of Roach Control in my home. Yikes!!!

Summer is here and with these higher temps comes a bug which thrives is such climates: the roach control. Find out the differences between American and German cockroaches that we have here in Orange County and put a stop to them ...
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Are fleas in Orange County California? You bet!

Ridding of fleas from your home or office can take time and much perseverance. They key is to be very thorough so you remove them correctly the first time around. Typically you first need to find the source of the Flea Infestation ...
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Ants in the Summer – Help!!!

Ants in the summer can be such a headache! To prevent home & business invasions of ants, keeping everything clean is a must, especially in the hot summer months. It's a great idea to clean up right after you eat and seal up any food packages ...
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Summer Time Wasp & Yellow Jacket Problems? Call Preferred Pest Control Today!

It’s almost summer again and that means yellow jackets are getting ready to bug you around your home or office! Be on the lookout for any ground wasp or yellow jacket nests and call Preferred Pest Control asap to get rid ...
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Orange County Ticks – Summer is approaching!

Summer is approaching and Ticks love the warm weather! Be careful, ticks like to attach themselves to humans and pets which can cause pain. The feeding activity of an attached hard tick can sometimes cause paralysis. Ticks are very tough pests and ...
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Common Spiders of Orange County

If you live in Orange County, Southern California like we do, you probably know all too well about the type of spiders that can overrun our cities. Keep reading if you need help dealing with any spider infestation or want ...
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Dry Climate and American Cockroaches

Cockroaches are probably the most unwanted insect that one would want invading their home. As residents of Orange County, Southern California, we know that the dry climate attracts these filthy pests. Read on to learn how to be best prepared ...
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Orange County Pest Control Services

If you’re looking for Orange County Pest Control Services, whether it be fumigation services, pesticides, baits, or traps, look no further than Preferred Pest Control. We service all of Orange County and have extensive experience in the cities of Fountain ...
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Rodent Infestation in OC Cities

A rodent problem is not uncommon here in Orange County, Southern California. In fact, if you live in OC cities such as Fountain Valley, Westminster, and Huntington Beach, chances are you’ve dealt with them from time to time. If you ...
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Termite Tenting services and Home Fumigation in Orange County

There aren’t many insects that the typical Orange County homeowner should fear but the threat of a Termite tenting services infestation will strike fear into even the bravest among us. Learn how to prevent termites that plague Southern California with ...
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Orange County Rodent Exclusion

Do you want to secure your property from rodents? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Read on to find out how Preferred Pest Control can make your Orange County home or business rodent-proof today! Need Rodent Exclusion Services? Give ...
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Bed Bug Extermination Services

Ah, the dreaded bed bug. Yes, the same ones that you’ve probably heard all sorts of horror stories about. The creepy crawly insects that suck out your blood as you sleep and are impossible to get rid of. Before you ...
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SoCal Mite Extermination

Would you believe us if we told you that the fastest animal on Earth is the mite? It’s true. They can move about 192 body lengths per second which would be 2,000 kilometers per hour if they were our size! ...
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Orange County Carpet Beetle Infestation

Noticing holes in your clothing? How about damage to your carpets or upholstered furniture? If you do, you may have a carpet beetle problem. They feed on fabrics and can cause costly damage to your home. Read more to find ...
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Clothes Moths Prevention in Southern California

Summer is almost over but the weather doesn't seem to think so! With warmth, another pest emerges: Clothes Moths!  Learn how to prevent these pests from eating away at your clothing, carpet, and upholstery today with Preferred Pest Control. Need ...
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