Household pests carry diseases, and many can damage your home. But before you open your door to a pest control company, you want to be sure your technician will provide courteous, effective treatment, and you want to know that the company will stand behind its work. That’s why we’ve researched and rated the best pest control companies in New Mexico —to make your job easier, and to put you on the road to a pest-free home.
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Orkin has served America for over a century. In that time, the company has expanded into nearly every state and has built up a full range of pest control services. Orkin also leads the industry in training—its technicians are professionals with hundreds of classroom hours under their belts—and in research on the most effective approaches in pest control. This combination of experience, training, and research makes Orkin a reliable choice nationwide.
Our reviewers selected Orkin as the Best All-Round pest control company.
Orkin stands out for its proprietary technician training program, which requires its technicians to take 160 hours of pest management classes in their first year.
Orkin is a reliable name to turn to regardless of where you live, with 400 different locations in 46 states.
The company offers one of the broadest pest control portfolios in the industry, offering service for wildlife issues like squirrels and raccoons as well as pest control for insects, arachnids, and rodents.
Best Regional Provider
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Hometeam provides industry-standard service at a great price, leaving its customers satisfied overall with the company’s pest control services. Hometeam is also recognized across the industry for its its proprietary Taexx system, which builds pest control into newly constructed homes.
The company is most known for working with homebuilders to install and maintain the innovative Taexx pest control system.
HomeTeam provides a 100% service guarantee.
The company also offers a free initial inspection.
Best for Mosquitoes
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Truly Nolen stands out in a crowded marketplace for its focus on environmentally friendly and pet friendly pest control, for its “four seasons” approach (which tailors treatments to seasonal changes in pest problems), and for its commercial pest control and innovative lawn-care services, all backed up by a money-back guarantee.
Our reviewers singled out Truly Nolen for the Best Green Offering among national pest control companies.
Because Truly Nolen’s treatment products are environmentally friendly and naturally occurring, they’re safe for both people and pets. This means you don’t have to worry about staying away from your home while it’s undergoing treatment.
Truly Nolen’s commitment to research and testing have made its natural approaches as effective as commonly used chemical pesticides.
Best for Wildlife
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Critter Control has a reputation throughout the industry as a leader in the field of wildlife management and removal. The company’s founder, Kevin Clark, is in fact one of the authors of the guidelines for certification for wildlife removal technicians.
An industry leader in providing humane wildlife management services.
Critter Control also offers a broad range of additional services, including attic clean-up and restoration and property damage repair.
The company offers services for a almost all potential wildlife problems, from bats to alligators.
Best for Bed Bugs
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After 80 years in operation, Ehrlich has built a solid record for customer service. While the company gets strong scores in all categories, this record of service makes it stand out from the pack, a record based in large measure on high-quality technicians and a commitment to customer satisfaction.
Our reviewers selected Ehrlich as the the pest control company providing the Best Customer Service.
Erhlich’s technicians consistently receive high praise for their professionalism, punctuality and persistence. Online reviews call out Ehrlich’s technicians for being friendly and courteous and dedicated to helping homeowners solve their pest problems.
A commitment to integrated pest management, combined with quality technicians, allows Ehrlich to head off pest problems before they start.
The arid climate of New Mexico creates unique pest problems for homeowners of this state. One of the major problems with pest control is that most people don?t know what types of critters they are seeing and what kind of problems they cause. The first step toward pest prevention is being prepared for what pests may enter your New Mexico home.
Ants are one of the most common pest problems in New Mexico, and there is a wide variety of species in the state, but there are a few especially common ones that homeowners should look out for. Carpenter ants are very prevalent in New Mexico and are not only a nuisance, but can also cause structural damage to your home. These ants are relatively large and black in color. They burrow into wood to make their nests, but the damage is usually done on the inside of the wood and the only evidence of their existence is piles of sawdust that they leave. Carpenter ants and termites can often be confused because they have similar appearances. Pavements are also common in New Mexico and are blackish in color. They prefer to nest in pavement and sidewalk cracks but often enter the home through tiny openings. Another problematic ant in New Mexico is the red imported fire ant. This species came to the United States from South America and has become a very well known presence throughout the country. While these ants have come to serve a purpose in our ecosystem, they deliver painful, stinging bites that can even be fatal. Red imported fire ants create mounds, and will attack if their mounds are disturbed. Because of the dangers associated with these ants, it is important to call a pest control expert to help treat any fire ant problems you discover around your home.
Located in the dry, southwestern area of the United States means New Mexico has more than its fair share of spiders. Most of the spiders common to New Mexico are not poisonous and cause little if any harm. However, there are a few that are can be very dangerous. Widow spiders are very common in New Mexico, one of the most prevalent species being the western black widow. According to their name, these spiders are black with a unique red hourglass shape on their abdomen. The western black widow prefers the outdoors, but can often end up in garages, sheds or basements. Fortunately, these spiders are not very aggressive. The desert recluse spider, which is related to the more commonly known brown recluse spider, is also a formidable pest in the southwestern United States, including New Mexico. This spider does not have the same memorable violin shaped marking as the brown recluse, and can therefore be more difficult to identify. Another New Mexico spider that, though not poisonous, can be quite problematic is the red-backed jumping spider. This spider is often seen throughout the state and can be very aggressive. A bite from one of these spiders is very painful, but causes no serious health problems.
Unfortunately for New Mexico homeowners, termites are a major problem in the state. New Mexico has both subterranean termites and dry wood termites. Subterranean termites feed on moist wood cellulose, which is in the interior part of a wooden structure and then fill the holes with dirt. This is especially problematic because the damage is inside the wood and cannot be easily seen. Often, by the time termites are discovered they have already done thousands of dollars in damage. Wooden foundation under your house, floorboards, and trim are all commonly attacked by these termites. Per their name, drywood termites prefer to feed on dry wood. Unlike subterranean termites, they don't fill in the holes they create with mud and they also leave behind feces.
These are just a few of the pests you may encounter in and around your New Mexico home. Other common pests include rodents, stinging insects and bed bugs, just to name a few. Regardless of what type of pest problems you are facing, pest control experts will provide safe, effective treatment plans to keep your home pest free.