Aptive Environmental manages pests in homes, yards, and commercial buildings in Sacramento and across the U.S. Our eco-friendly system secures homes and businesses of all sizes. Our team of professional pest specialists is passionate and dedicated to using gentle and guaranteed-effective pest management products. Call Aptive Sacramento today to schedule an appointment and start to feel secure in your home.
Commercial buildings are just as susceptible to pest damage as homes. It’s important for the working conditions of employees and the products delivered to customers that any pests who find their way into a business are controlled efficiently and responsibly. You can count on Aptive Environmental’s eco-friendly pest control services to solve the pest problems of Sacramento’s businesses and other commercial facilities.
From medical offices to malls, our certified pest specialists are the right people for the job. They’ll design custom solutions for your business, large or small, with expert knowledge of numerous industries. Aptive is always ready to control pests before they hurt your business.
Organic materials—including food scraps, leftover bones, dairy products and oils—make up roughly 30% of the waste that American homes discard every year. Many people compost to help cut down on this waste in an eco-friendly way. However, this leftover food sitting in a bin can attract pests, such as rodents and insects. These pests can quickly become an infestation so it’s better to keep them away from your home and lawn. Follow these tips to protect your compost bin from pests:
Don’t compost animal products or fatty foods in or around your home to avoid attracting pests. Instead, store them in airtight containers until you can take them to a composting facility.
Surrounding your compost bin with wires, rocks or other obstacles to block its opening will make it a less accessible food source to rodents and insects.
Add a layer of soil and dry leaves that covers the food to help hide the smell from hungry pests.
Some insects are actually beneficial to composting. These include slugs and pill bugs, two pests whose movements aerate the organic waste. They also produce natural fertilizer that gets added to the mix. Be cautious if you notice these pests, though: it’s likely they’ll begin moving to the other plants in your garden or yard if they’re not controlled by professionals. And if you see spiders, wasps, earwigs, fruit flies, or hornets hanging around your compost bin, call Aptive Environmental Sacramento right away to begin start a personalized pest management plan for your home.
Understanding which pests become more active during different seasons of the year is what makes Aptive pest specialists so effective. Our unique Four Seasons Protection Plan services your property four times per year to control the insects and rodents that are most likely to infest your home and lawn during each new season. Our industry-best warranty means an extra treatment in between quarterly service is as easy as calling our Sacramento office. We’ll take care of the pest issue quickly and at no extra charge. Outstanding customer service and eco-friendly solutions make Aptive the best choice for residential and commercial pest management in Sacramento. Learn more about pest activity throughout the year in Northern California.
Cockroaches are one of the pests you’ll see most commonly in the spring as they look for food and water sources. Fire ants and pharaoh ants also emerge as the ground warms in spring and almost never come alone.
The change to cooler weather signals pests, including cockroaches, spiders and rodents, to head indoors for shelter. This often means the corners, crevices and storage areas of homes and other buildings.
Aphids hide on the undersides of plant leaves in the hot summer and feed around the growing points. Earwigs also like to feed on garden plants while insects such as yellow jackets buzz through the air.
While some pests hide underground in the winter, others hide in houses. Rats and mice are two rodents that are particularly good at finding ways into homes. Some ants also remain active indoors through the winter.
You can trust the Four Seasons Protection Plan by Aptive Environmental to keep the pests at bay during every season. Call us today to schedule pest control service or to get a free quote.Schedule a Treatment
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