FAQ Your Pest Control Experts
  • General Pest Control

    • How does Afco implement IPM techniques?
      We look at the biology and environment of the pest in order to create a fully customized plan to identify, prevent, control, and eliminate pests. We aim to protect you and our environment.
    • What is Integrated Pest Management (IPM)?
      Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an effective and environmentally conscious approach to pest management. IPM programs use current, comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interaction with the environment.
    • What forms of payment does Afco Pest Control accept?
      Afco Pest Control accepts various forms of payment, including cash, check, credit cards, Zelle, and most forms of mobile banking.
    • How do I schedule a pest control treatment?
      You can schedule a pest control treatment by calling us at (973) 319-7553 or emailing us.
    • Does Afco Pest Control offer commercial pest control services?
      Yes, we offer pest control services for commercial properties, such as restaurants, hotels, and office buildings.
    • How can I prevent pests from returning after a treatment?
      We can provide tips and recommendations on how to prevent pests from returning, such as proper sanitation and sealing entry points.
    • How often should pest control treatments be scheduled?
      The frequency of pest control treatments depends on the type of pest problem and the severity of the infestation. We can provide recommendations on scheduling.
    • How long does a typical pest control treatment take?
      The length of a pest control treatment depends on the type and severity of the infestation, but most treatments can be completed within a few hours.
    • Is Afco Pest Control licensed and insured?
      Yes, we are licensed and insured to provide pest control services in the state of New Jersey.
    • What types of pests can Afco Pest Control treat?

      We can treat a variety of pests, including bed bugs, mice, cockroaches, termites, ants, spiders, and more.

  • Rodents

    • How can I contact Afco Pest Control for rodent control services?
      You can contact us by phone at (973) 319-7553 or by emailing us. Our team will respond as soon as possible to schedule an appointment.
    • Is rodent control safe for my pets?
      Yes, professional rodent control services are designed to be safe for pets. However, it's important to follow any specific instructions provided by the technician to ensure the safety of your pets during and after treatment.
    • How do professionals get rid of rodents?
      Professionals typically use a combination of baiting, trapping, and exclusion techniques to eliminate rodent infestations. They may also provide recommendations for ongoing prevention.
    • How do I prevent a rodent infestation?
      To prevent a rodent infestation, it's important to seal any gaps or cracks in the walls or foundation of your home, store food in airtight containers, and keep your living spaces clean and clutter-free.
    • Can rodents be harmful to my health?
      Yes, rodents can carry diseases such as Hantavirus and Salmonella, which can be transmitted to humans through their droppings, urine, or bites.
    • What are some signs of a rodent infestation?
      Some signs of a rodent infestation include droppings, gnaw marks on food packaging or walls, scratching or scurrying noises, and damaged insulation.
  • Bed Bugs

    • How can I prevent bed bug infestations in the future?
      To prevent bed bug infestations, it's important to regularly inspect your home and belongings, especially after traveling or purchasing used furniture. You can also use bed bug-proof mattresses and box spring encasements, vacuum frequently, and avoid clutter in your home.
    • How long does it take to get rid of bed bugs?
      The length of time it takes to get rid of bed bugs varies depending on the severity of the infestation and the methods used. Generally, it can take several weeks to several months to fully eliminate bed bugs.
    • How does a professional pest control company get rid of bed bugs?
      At Afco Pest Control, we use a combination of chemicals and physical removal to eliminate bed bugs. We also provide advice on how to prevent future infestations.
    • Can I get rid of bed bugs on my own?
      Even though there are DIY methods for getting rid of bed bugs, they are often not effective and may even make the infestation worse. It's best to contact a professional pest control company for help.
    • What are the signs of a bed bug infestation?
      Signs of a bed bug infestation include bites on your skin, blood stains on sheets, and dark or rusty spots on bedding or furniture. You may also notice a musty odor in the room.
    • How do bed bugs spread?
      Bed bugs can spread easily through clothing, luggage, and furniture, as well as through shared spaces such as hotels, dorms, and apartments.
  • Commercial Pest Control

    • Do you offer emergency pest control services for commercial buildings?
      Yes, we offer emergency pest control services for commercial buildings. Contact us anytime, and we will respond as quickly as possible to address your pest control needs.
    • How do you prevent pests from returning after treatment?
      We take a proactive approach to pest control, focusing on prevention as well as treatment. We can help identify and address any underlying factors that may be contributing to pest problems in your commercial building.
    • What steps do you take to ensure the safety of employees and customers during pest control treatments?
      We follow strict safety protocols to ensure the safety of everyone on your premises during pest control treatments. We use only approved products and provide clear instructions for any necessary precautions.
    • Do you offer eco-friendly pest control solutions for commercial buildings?
      Yes, we offer a range of eco-friendly pest control solutions for commercial buildings. We are committed to using safe and effective methods to control pests while minimizing our impact on the environment.
    • How often do you recommend scheduling commercial pest control services?
      The frequency of services depends on the specific needs of each business. We can work with you to create a customized pest control plan that meets your needs and fits your schedule.
    • What types of pests can you help control in commercial buildings?
      We can help control a wide variety of pests commonly found in commercial buildings, including rodents, ants, cockroaches, flies, termites, bed bugs, and more.