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Brighton, Colorado

Pest control services in Brighton, CO

Brighton, tucked away in the center of Colorado, offers a delightful fusion of modern conveniences and gorgeous scenery. It is not, however, immune to pest infestations, especially those involving mice, rats, ants, wasps, mosquitoes and more, as is the case with many prosperous neighborhoods. OBEX can help rid your home of these pesky invaders.

Many bugs find Brighton's varied scenery to be their perfect home. Every location, whether it be a quiet suburban neighborhood or a busy downtown, has different pest breeding behaviors. Comprehending these subtleties is essential for efficient pest control. Common urban pests like cockroaches, rats, and ants thrive in the bustle of the city. The abundance of food and shelter draws them inside houses, homes, and other structures where they seek safety. There are plenty of pests, such as spiders and mosquitoes, on Brighton, Colorado's rural surroundings. Natural settings like woodland regions and bodies of water are ideal for these pests to develop nests and breeding grounds. Using a plan that fits your needs, OBEX is the best pest control in Brighton, Colorado for your home or business.

What are the most-common household pests in Brighton?

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What kind of ants exist here?

Red ants, pavement ants, sugar ants, and black ants are present across Brighton, CO. Utilizing any OBEX 365 plan will help keep these nuisance pests under control.

Are ants in Brighton, CO dangerous?

Most common ants within Brighton, Colorado are not harmful to humans. Some, however, can cause a bite or "pinch" on the skin. They can, however, be a nuisance and can contaminate food if they're attracted to something inside, like a sweet or sugary food source. With SMARTZONE technology, OBEX protects your whole home, including ants that can cause harm to your family and furry friends. Get a quote now.

Where do ants live?

Most ants live in underground colonies, within intricate tunnels. Some live within trees, in hollow branches. Most-commonly known and seen are also mound-dwellers, or those colonies above ground - like those you see in your yard. When they sneak inside your home, they love food, water and shelter - just like you and me. That means they may hide in pantrieskitchensbathrooms and even behind baseboards or inside walls. OBEX technicians are highly-trained, and highly-rated to help keep ants out of your home in Brighton, Colorado.

What kind of mice are in Brighton, CO?

Deer mice and house mice are the two most-common species of mouse in homes and businesses in Brighton.

Are mice dangerous?

Hantavirus is an extremely dangerous virus carried by mice, and transmittable to humans, with a 38% mortality rate.* It is one of the known respiratory viruses caused by a rodent infestation in a home that can lead to cough, fever, muscle aches among other issues. They may also cary leptospirosis, a blood disease, lymphocytic choriomeningitis, a type of aseptic meningitis and salmonellosis, a known cause of food poisoning. Mice transmit these diseases by contact with urinefeces, saliva and, in rare instances, by bite.*Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Hanatvirus

How many babies can a mouse or rat have?

Mice and rats are notorious for multiplying in Brighton and across Colorado – and extremely quickly. A common household mouse can have 3-14 pups (babies) in a single litter. A common rat can have even more - on average, 5-18 pups. Even worse, mice and rats both can have a new litter every 3-4 weeks. That can mean that, within just two to three months, a single female mouse or rat in your home or business could become up to 20 or more, capable of also producing young.

What spiders types are in Brighton?

There are a number of different species of spider that are native to Brighton and Colorado. Most commonly found are the wolf spiderhobo spiderblack widowbrown widowwoodlouse spiderfunnel spideryellow sac spider and orb-weaver spider.

Poisonous spiders in Brighton, CO

On a relatively good note, most species of spiders in Brighton and across Colorado are not dangerous to humans, despite being considered "venomous". There are a few to be on the lookout for, however - most notably in Colorado is the black widow. These black-colored invaders can be easily identified by the females large red hourglass shape on their back and bottom. Not as well known is the brown widow (sometimes referred to as the grey widow). These are less toxic to humans, but can cause muscle pain, vomiting and sweating. With OBEX's highly-trained technicians, we can help protect your family from spiders throughout the year.

Where do spiders live in Brighton, Colorado?

Spiders are found throughout Brighton, CO in homestreesgrassy areaswet or damp locations or near light sources. Inside residential homes or buildings, you can often find them hiding in wall cornersfurnituregaragescrawl spaces and basements - in other words, usually in areas away from human interaction, but high in other pest activity. Spiders are nortoriously found in damp locations where other pests will visit as a food or water source (fast food, anyone?).

Type of roaches in Brighton, CO

While there are over 50 species of cockroach in the U.S., there are only a few common found in Brighton. The American cockroachoriental cockroachGerman cockroach and brown-banded cockroach.

Are cockroaches dangerous?

Roaches in and of themselves are not considered dangerous to humans. They can, however, cause a number of health hazards that can be mild to severe, dependent on the person. They are known to carry salmonella, can cause staph infections and can carry the virus that causes polio. Those that suffer from asthma, or allergies, can also be affected by severe allergic reactions to a protein that they excrete in their saliva and droppings, which can become airborne easily.

How do roaches get in?

As gross as it may seem, cockroaches are known to be incredible hitchhikers. Unknowingly, you may bring cockroaches into your home in Brighton, Colorado on clothing, luggage, or even your groceries. They are also highly attracted to clutter, leftover trash, debris or crumbs within a home and will enter through cracks, drains, or even air vents (especially true of attached townhomes, condos, apartments, and the like). Working hand-in-hand with OBEX and sanitation techniques can help you live free of cockroaches, and get populations under control

What types of wasps are in Brighton, Colorado?

Most residents of Brighton are familiar with the annual reemergence of wasps and bees each year around their home. These can be multiple types from regular honey bees, to yellow jacketsmud daubers, hornets (also known as ground hornets or bold-faced hornets) and paper wasps. Each present their own unique challenge of population control that OBEX's highly-skilled technicians can help you and your family with - get a quick quote now.

Are wasps dangerous?

On their own, wasps are not a threat to humans, and their nesting sites do not cause major structural concerns. They are, however, an aggressive species of pest that will attack when they feel threatened, or if they feel their colony or nest is under threat. When provoked, a wasp, hornet, or mud dauber may sting, bite or swarm a human or pet. As a primary defense, a wasp will sting, releasing a venom into skin using a sharp barb attached to their abdomen that can cause allergic reactions, or even anaphylaxis shock (a severe, life-threatening reaction), in some individuals. In most sting cases, a small red sore may develop on the skin, and will go away after a few days.

Should you kill wasps?

Wasps, like honey bees, and other bee species, are instrumental to the success of Earth's ecosystem. Despite a lack of social knowledge of their roles, most people would be happy to hear they also are important to keeping other pests, like spiders, and small insects at bay. They're incredible hunters of aphids, caterpillars, flies and other insects that can damage the ecosystem when left overpopulated. Unless they are of a cause of concern for allergic reactions or stings, it is best to leave wasps and other bee species alone - even if they're on your home. When the concern is there, OBEX can help your family stay safe with our SMARTZONE technology that surrounds your home to keep pests away*, year round.

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White check mark icon   Monthly treatments3
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1 During regular business hours (Monday – Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm), an OBEX representative and/or sales agent will contact you via call, text, email, and/or combination of the like, for the sale of pest control services. You agree that standard text messages and/or data rates may apply, and promotional/sale messaging can be stopped at any time by replying STOP, or unsubscribing at the bottom of emails. Claim of a reply “within minutes” is average response time during operation hours, and is not guaranteed. 

2 Bi-monthly treatments are once every other month.

3 Treatments are once per month, when we’re in the local area. Exact timing each month is not guaranteed. Seven-service (7) agreement required, which may carry into the following year’s season, depending on sign-up month. Early cancel fee may apply.

4 Mosquito treatments follow same bi-monthly schedule, and are not scheduled monthly, as the mosquito-only plan.

Granule is laid seasonally, roughly 50 ft from foundation of home. Sprays and/or additional treatment on fences are based on size of property, may not cover around entire fence line or may be targeted to specific found pest(s).

Four+, Six+ and Six Pro: Twelve-month (12) agreement required. Early cancel fee may apply. All OBEX 365 plans: Spot treatment re-services requests may require waiting period, due to local, state and/or federal regulatory laws of pesticide applications or other routing conflicts. At its sole discretion, OBEX may limit the amount of free applications a customer may receive, and does not guarantee a specific timeframe requested by the customer may be available. Active pest issue must be occurring at the time of request, and visit requires someone over 18 to be present for the entire treatment.

* Service does not include the control or prevention of wood infesting organisms such as termites, powder post beetles, wood borers, carpenter ants, carpenter bees, wood wasps, or wood decay fungus. OBEX will treat for wasp nests on homes; however, we do not guarantee for flying insects. See Pest Control Service Agreement for additional information and limitations.