Monroe, IA Pest Control

Pest Control For Homes And Businesses In Monroe, IA

Although Monroe is a small town, it is intersected by several major highways, which allows many business and growth opportunities. With relaxing lake views to the south and the busy state capital to the west, Monroe residents enjoy easy access to a wide variety of employment, vacation, and entertainment conveniences. Monroe boasts low unemployment rates, low costs of living, and high educational standards, making it a great place to live and raise a family.  

With hot and humid summers and wet winters, Monroe is prone to a wide variety of pest issues. Close proximity to the lake brings in even more unwanted pests. If your Monroe home or business has been invaded by pests, you need a Monroe pest control company that you can depend on.  

Schendel Pest Control has been serving the Monroe community for over 60 years, and in that time, we have created relationships with our customers that have spanned several generations. Since day one, we have provided safe and effective pest control solutions for homeowners and business owners in Monroe.  

Residential Pest Control For Homes In Monroe

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Are you tired of hosting unwanted house guests? Insects like spiders, millipedes, ants, and springtails can make their way into your Monroe home and refuse to leave. Even rodents like mice or rats can move in and upset your home life. If you’ve tried over-the-counter pest control solutions, you know that they don’t provide complete or long-lasting coverage. When you’re serious about keeping pests out of your home, you need professional pest control services that you can count on.  

With the help of Schendel Pest Control, you can say goodbye to these bugs for good. Our Monroe service technicians offer many different maintenance plans to keep your home pest-free all year long. You can choose the frequency depending on the needs of your home and your family. Not sure what plan you want? Don’t worry. One of our experienced technicians can explain our plans and answer any questions that you might have. 

Commercial Property Pest Control For Monroe

At Schendel Pest Control, we have experience keeping a wide variety of commercial properties in the Monroe area pest-free. From manufacturing plants to restaurants, we help keep businesses safe and operating properly. Our Monroe pest control technicians have extensive training in the proper treatments for commercial properties, and you can count on our team to make decisions that look out for your property’s best interests.  

If you have a commercial property in Monroe that needs fast and reliable commercial pest control, turn to Schendel Pest Control. We will help you manage and prevent pest issues to keep your business running smoothly. 

How Can I Safely Control Mosquitoes Around My Home?

Summer in Monroe is a wonderful time of the year. However, relaxing outdoor activities can be ruined by pesky mosquitoes. If you struggle with mosquitoes around your Monroe property, we have the solution for you.  

At Schendel Pest Control, we offer monthly mosquito treatments that are designed to control the mosquito population around your home. Typically, we perform these treatments from May through September, depending on the weather conditions. We have helped many homeowners in the Monroe area enjoy their yards again without having to worry about mosquitoes. Not only is this treatment effective, but it is also safe for you, your family members, and your pets. This treatment also helps to control a variety of other outdoor pests, including ticks, chiggers, and “no-see-ums.” 

 While professional mosquito control is the best way to control mosquitoes, there are a few things you can do to help. According to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), mosquitoes can breed in as little as half an inch of standing water. Here are a few areas the NPMA recommends checking around your property:  

  • Gutters - Remove leaves and other debris from gutters. 
  • Flowerpots - Pour out stagnant water from fl­owerpots and planters. 
  • Grill cover - Make sure water isn’t gathering on top of the grill cover. 
  • Baby pool - Don’t let water sit in baby pools for long periods of time. 
  • Birdbath - Frequently change out the water in birdbaths. 
  • Leaky pipes - Repair any leaky pipes or faucets. 
  • Tires - Drill holes in the bottom of tire swings and wheel barrels to allow water to drain. 
  • Trash cans - Ensure trash cans are tightly sealed and lids aren’t tipped upside down. 
  • Buckets - Remove water collecting in buckets and toys. 
  • Ponds - Keep swimming pools and ponds adequately treated.

What’s The Best Way To Prevent Termites In My Monroe Home?

Many Monroe homeowners don’t realize that termites have been confirmed throughout the area. Termites can cause extensive damage to your home, and most of the time, this damage is not covered by your home insurance. If you want to protect your home from termites and their devastating damage, you need to be proactive.  

At Schendel Pest Control, we offer a revolutionary termite treatment called Sentricon®. Sentricon® is a baiting system designed to eliminate and prevent the termites that are found in our area. Sentricon® is non-invasive, safe, and budget-friendly. Over our 60 years in the industry, we have successfully treated countless homes in Monroe for termites, and we are excited to offer a new, preventative termite treatment.   

If you find evidence of termites on your property, call the professionals immediately. Here are a few simple things to look for if you are concerned about termites:  

  • Bowing floorboards
  • Discarded wings from termite swarmers
  • Mud tubes
  • Visual wood damage

If you have any questions about termite damage in your home, contact our team today. We are always happy to look at photos, answer questions, or make an in-person inspection. 

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