Compare Pest Control

From services and pest treatment to eco-friendly and plan details, we research everything you need to compare pest control and make a decision. Learn how our editors compare the different factors of pest control below.
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How we Compare Pest Control

Services - 20%
Pest Treatment - 15%
Customer Service - 15%
Eco-Friendly - 20%
Plan Details - 20%

Services

Here we evaluate the full array of services offered by any given pest control company, and the overall paradigm of the company. Broadly, this includes residential and commercial services, and whether a given company offers green pest control. We also look at whether the company operates its own staff, or farms out work to third party pest control technicians. 

Pest Control with the Best Services:

TerminixOrkinCritter ControlAmazonSpragueMasseyBell EnvironmentalSouthern
Emergency Services
One-Time Treatment Available
Annual Pest Plan
Preventive Services

Pest Treatment

What kinds of infestations are a given company equipped to tackle? Most pest control providers offer services for ants and termites, but what about particularly difficult infestations, or regional-specific pests? Bed bugs, for example, are notoriously difficult to get rid of, requiring strict instructions the customer must follow between treatments in order for the control measures to work properly. In addition to spraying or fumigation, sometimes the entire environment outside the house must be altered eliminate conditions in which specific pests thrive. So it's not just a matter of counting the number of pests and wildlife species a company claims to be able to handle, it's evaluating the company's insect knowledge base and track record. Good companies will have their technicians trained by staff entomologists. Different varieties of the same species of insect, ants for example, might look the same but behave completely different. 

 

Pest Control with the Best Pest Treatment:

TerminixOrkinCritter ControlAmazonSpragueMasseyBell EnvironmentalSouthern
Termites
Ants
Spiders
Cockroaches and Beetles
Biting and Stinging Insects
Rodents
Wildlife
OthersBirds, FlySilverfish, Gnats, Millipedes, Weevils, Fruit flies, Earwigs, FleasScorpions, Stink bugs, Cetipedes, MillipedesFly, Birds Birds Bee Nest Removal,Fly Preventive Service, Mosquito Service, Flea & Tick

Customer Service

Here we look at a company's overall capacity and reputation for customer support. This includes how responsive the provider is, whether or not they have service guarantees, and what are their options for account management. What kind of discounts does the company offer? Do they have the option of autopay? Most importantly, does the company keep working until the problem is solved?

Pest Control with the Best Customer Service:

TerminixOrkinCritter ControlAmazonSpragueMasseyBell EnvironmentalSouthern
Response Time24 Hours24-48 Hours24-168 Hours24 Hours24 Hours24 Hours24 Hours24 Hours
Guaranteed Returned Service
FAQs
24 Hour Assistance
Online Account Management

Eco-Friendly

Pest Control with the Best Eco-Friendly:

TerminixOrkinCritter ControlAmazonSpragueMasseyBell EnvironmentalSouthern
Flexible Pest Control Programs
Traditional Pest Control Companies
Green Pest Control Companies

Plan Details

Pest Control with the Best Plan Details:

TerminixOrkinCritter ControlAmazonSpragueMasseyBell EnvironmentalSouthern
Installation Fees
One-time Service Cost
Contract Required
Cancellation PolicyNo cancellation fee within 30 days. Cancellation charges apply after 30 days.
Seasonal or Long Term Contracts
Warranty100% Money Back Guarantee24 Hour Service Guarantee, Reimbursement Guarantee, 60-day GuaranteeReturn Service GuaranteeGuaranteed Follow-Ups30 Day Money Back GuaranteeZero-Pest Zone System Guarantee100% Money Back Guarantee
Instant Quote

Full Pest Control Comparison

ServicesPest TreatmentCustomer ServiceEco-FriendlyPlan Details
Terminix Pest Control10.010.09.810.09.5
Orkin Pest Control9.99.09.99.99.9
Home Advisor Pest Control9.09.09.08.810.0
Green Pest Solutions Pest Control9.09.09.08.510.0
Critter Control 8.09.010.09.09.5
Amazon Pest Control9.09.07.09.08.0
Sprague Pest Control8.08.09.09.09.0
Massey Pest Control8.08.09.09.09.0
Bell Environmental Pest Control8.08.09.09.09.0
Presto-X Pest Control8.08.09.09.09.0
Bulwark Pest Control8.08.09.09.09.0
Southern Pest Control8.08.09.09.09.0
Terminate Pest Control7.07.010.08.09.0
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Latest Reviews

Reviews help other customers make decisions. Share your experience with Pest Control
Judith F
Pompano Beach, Florida
5/29/2017
The two young men that came to my home were very polite, very knowledgeable and understanding of my needs. After the contract was signed they immediately got to work explaining what they were doing and why. They completed the service very quickly, and I have not had a problem with ants since. I will forever use their company for all my needs! Thanks! Judith

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Company Rep of Terminix Pest Control
Thanks for sharing this great experience, Judith! Have a beautiful day!
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Theodore S
5/28/2017
Their service is exceptional in that they are in constant contact, scheduling inspections, news and general information. Their technicians are courteous, professional and complete in their inspections, and always furnish a report of their findings, recommendations, etc. It is a pleasure and very assuring to have their service.

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Official Response

Company Rep of Terminix Pest Control
We greatly appreciate this feedback, Theodore! Thanks so much and have a wonderful day!
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Patricia O
Homestead, Florida
5/27/2017
I have used Terminix for many years for regular pest control as well as termite control and I have always been very happy with both the service and results. I have only had to call them back between regular quarterly service a couple of times and they are always prompt and efficient. I had the same technician, David, for many years, but he has now moved on and I am sure the new technician will be just as thorough and efficient. That is the way Terminix operates.

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Company Rep of Terminix Pest Control
Thank you for sharing. Have a great day!
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