Best Pest Control Companies of 2023

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4.5/5 Overall Rating

Terminix’s 90 years of experience prevents insect problems like pests, termites, and mosquitoes in addition to bed bugs, wildlife, and more. Terminix’s state and locally certified technicians bring local expertise to homes nationwide. With 300 branches and on-staff entomologists to inform training, Terminix inspires reliability and ensures treatments include prevention tactics. Terminix offers attic insulation, gutter protection, and crawl space encapsulation, which can help prevent future pest infestations. Terminix’s comprehensive online pest glossary also provides a wealth of information customers can reference to keep pests out of their homes. The website’s live chat feature also helps customers identify their pests online and recommends the best solution or treatment.

  • Founded: 1927
  • Headquarters: Memphis, Tennessee
  • Availability: 45 states
  • Services: Door-to-door, open and enclosed shipping
  • Type of company: Broker
  • Cargo insurance coverage: Yes
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB) rating: A-
  • BBB customer review score: 4.7/5.0

Pros

    • Best known for termite control
    • 100% re-treatment guarantee
    • Wide range of general pest control treatments
    • Offers monthly and annual treatment plans
    • Additional home services include attic insulation, crawl space encapsulation, and gutter protection
    • Relatively affordable monthly cost
    • Comprehensive pest management resources and blog
    • Ehrlich has a reputation for effective treatment and excellent customer service.
    • 300 branches across the country (in 45 states and Washington D.C.)
    • Offers commercial pest control services with dedicated account representatives
    • Free re-treatments if pests return in between services
    • Environmentally-friendly and focused on helping the earth.
    • Technicians are knowledgeable and care about their work.
    • Flexible pest control services and no yearly contracts makes this a great option for anyone looking to have protection but not wanting monthly service.

Cons

    • Online scheduling can be difficult
    • No leases or PPAs
    • Doesn't service Montana, South and North Dakota, Vermont and Alaska
    • Is not available in all 50 states
    • Has mixed customer reviews depending on location
    • One-time service can be pricey
    • Some customers noted administrative and scheduling issues.
    • No money-back guarantee
    • Ehrlich’s guarantee is industry standard, but not exceptional.
    • The company only serves the eastern seaboard and a few other states.
    • A solid training regimen, but a smaller commitment to training than some competitors.

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