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Presto-X is the #1 Colfax, IA pest control & extermination company. We have over 94 years experience, and have helped over 500,000 homeowners and businesses with tick extermination and other pest control. Read on to learn why we are the top choice for pest control in Colfax, IA, then pick up the phone and call us for prompt help with your pest problems.

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All Phone Calls Answered By Live Operator 8am - 10pm, Monday - Saturday

Evening and Weekend Appointments Available At NO EXTRA CHARGE

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Colfax, IA Tick Treatment


Colfax, IA Tick Treatment

How To Identify A Tick Infestation

Appearance - The most common ticks in Colfax, IA include the deer tick, American dog tick, and lone star tick. They vary in size depending on species, ranging from 1 mm (about the width of the narrow side of a dime) to over a centimeter long after a good meal. They have eight legs and are members of the arachnid family. Ticks have bodies comprised of a small head and larger body.

Behavior - Ticks survive on the blood of animals including mammals, birds, and reptiles. Although they have a preferred host, ticks will feed on anything available - including humans, deer, livestock and dogs and cats. Ticks consume blood during all four of their lifecycles, and as a result, pathogens (organisms that cause diseases in animals they infect) can be carried throughout all stages.

Living near tall grass, large properties or near any type of area with a decent amount of wildlife may make ticks more abundant in your area. Furthermore, having your pets or yourself and your family walk in these areas may cause a tick or two to hitch a ride back to your home, being the precursor to a potential tick problem.

Why You Might Have Ticks

If you live in a wooded area and have cats or dogs, you are more likely to develop a tick infestation. Since many Colfax, IA tick species are minuscule, it's hard to spot these parasites, which makes Colfax, IA tick control especially difficult. They often hitch a ride indoors on your pet, on humans, or on clothing and shoes. After they finish sucking the blood from their host, they will drop off and begin laying eggs. They seek out crevices and cracks indoors. When laying eggs outside, they like long grass.

By cutting your grass short and repairing holes in the home, you can take steps toward preventing a tick infestation. If you have ever seen a tick on your pet, or if Colfax, IA tick infestations are particularly common in your neighborhood, then you may want to consider giving your dog or cat on a preventative medication.

Reasons To Treat Your Tick Problem Immediately

Serious diseases such as Lyme disease are spread by Colfax, IA ticks. Having them on your property and in your home can cause health problems for yourself and your family. Pinpointing and treating a Colfax, IA tick infestation as soon as possible is extremely important. Our professional Colfax, IA tick control professionals are trained in the most effective tick removal methods.

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What to expect from our treatment

  • Target the Source
    First we identify and target the source of your tick problem with our custom treatment.
  • Inside Treatment
    We then treat unfinished basements, garages, crawl spaces, trash areas, attics; wherever there is the possibility for a pest to enter your home or make residence, we will create a barrier to protect you. We deploy a variety of techniques depending on what works best for your situation.
  • Outside Treatment
    We create a protective barrier around your home using a granular base around the foundation. We then treat windows and doors, as well as under siding, to keep the pests out. We will also place a granular bait in your flower and mulch beds so that it is taken back to any potential nests, destroying them.
  • Local Colfax, IA Operated Business

We exterminate ticks inThree Steps!


  • 1Inspect
    We conduct a thorough home inspection. We will identify the source of your tick problem.
  • 2Plan
    We put together a plan that best fits your home in order to eliminate and protect against ticks.
  • 3Exterminate
    We exterminate your tick problem.

Reviews

The technician was outstanding! He didn't rush the work and was very thorough. Made sure our needs were met. Amazing!


January 3rd, 2019

Our technician is always there to the rescue, when I call he comes immediately. No more annoying ants and spiders!


December 25th, 2018

The service was impressive and professionally done. They helped me with my rodent problem and our quarterly services were well done!


February 20th, 2017

Impressive service! They were very detailed and keen. I have a problem with carpenter bees, to make matters worse, I have a bee phobia. Gladly, After one treatment the issue was gone and I do not have to worry anymore when doing out. The technicians took their time at my home, and they were extensive with the treatment. I highly recommend Presto-X. I am looking forward to their follow up visit to keep my house pest-free!


May 3rd, 2018

There's nothing to complain about Presto-X's service. They always call a day in advance and then show up on time on the day of your appointment. The one rep we had was very polite, respectful, genuinely listened to my concerns, and answered all of my questions. I hope Presto-X can send him to our home for all our future services.


July 5th, 2016

Whatever you're doing, Presto-X, please keep it up. After using Presto-X, we haven't seen any bugs in our home since.


June 19th, 2016

Not only are the reps from Presto-X real professionals--they call ahead of time when they are on their way and are extremely meticulous with their job--but they are also so, so wonderful people to be and work with.


November 13th, 2018

Our rep was quite knowledgeable and really pleasant. He very answered all of my questions and addressed my concerns.


January 25th, 2017

We are so ecstatic that Presto-X's rep came out to treat our home. They were polite, knowledgeable, and meticulous. Looking forward to continued service in the future.


March 13th, 2016

Our Warranty


Presto-X warranties its treatment plan for a full year. If for whatever reason you have any new tick problems or other covered pests, we will treat immediately and at no cost to you. Immediately means you are our priority.

The barriers we put in place to protect your home and family against pests will naturally break down over time. This is why over the course of the year we will regularly reapply treatments to ensure your home is protected. For more details on our treatment schedule read our pestfree365 program page.

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How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Pest Control Service?

When you're looking to hire a pest control service (aka exterminator), you can expect to pay anywhere from $110 to $290 per treatment.

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