Common Questions

If you have a question you don’t see answered here, feel free to ask! Rudy’s Termite & Pest Control has been a locally-owned, family-operated business since 1991 and we’re always happy to help our Coachella Valley and Inland Empire neighbors.

Southern California Pest Control FAQ

Got pest control questions? Find answers to some common pest control questions below. Contact Rudy’s Termite & Pest Control for further information or to get the pest control services you need.

We’re proud to have offered pest control in the Coachella Valley since 1991, and more recently the Inland Empire. Call us for termite and pest treatment in the Coachella Valley, Indio, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Banning, Beaumont, La Quinta, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Bermuda Dunes, Mecca, Thermal, Salton Sea, Yucca Valley, Twenty-Nine Palms, Imperial County, San Bernadino County, Cabazon, Morongo Valley, Desert Center, Whitewater, and Riverside County. We also serve the Inland Empire through our office in Murrieta, which also covers Temecula, Hemet, La Cresta, Wildomar, Fallbrook, Menifee, Terra Cotta, and more surrounding areas.

Because of the ever-changing weather, our customers in the Coachella Valley commonly face infestation problems from termites, ants, spiders, bees, rodents, and cockroaches.

Each pest enters a home or property for different reasons, but generally speaking the cleanliness of the home isn’t the issue. Many pests are in search of water, food, and shelter. For some pests, “food” can be anything from clothes to plants to blood. Pests can also enter your home on things you innocently bring indoors, such as plants, furniture, or packaged food. We know that the presence of pests in your home can be a very uncomfortable thing, so we’ll help you take care of the issue promptly, and let you know how you can prevent it in the future.

Give us a call! We’re experts in all kinds of Coachella Valley pests, and our technicians will help you figure out what pest problem you may have.

If you’ve been seeing droppings or hearing scratching, chewing, squeaking, buzzing, or any noise that sounds like a critter, give Rudy’s Termite & Pest Control a call as soon as you can. Our expert technicians will visit your home and figure out which pest is causing the problem, and discuss a service plan to meet your needs. Pest issues can quickly become pest infestations, so it’s important to have an expert assess the situation.

Each home, pest, and problem are different, so there is really no exact number of services that will match a general problem. We highly recommend a series of service appointments to ensure that the pests are eliminated and are prevented from re-entering the home. Not only will we perform service in the interior of the home, but the exterior as well. We want to stop bugs in their tracks to ensure the problem does not get any worse.

During your first pest control service with us, you and your technician will discuss a service plan to determine when additional service will be required. When you have decided on your service plan with your technician, they will contact you prior to the next service date for reminders and updates.

Pests come from the outside, in. Over 90% of bug problems start on the exterior of your home. By treating this area, we are preventing pests from entering your home or living area.

At Rudy’s, we use environmentally-safe products that are low in odor and in chemicals. We use innovative and safe management strategies that do not involve chemicals like bait, traps and other chemical free pesticide solutions. Read more about our Integrated Pest Management solutions. If you are pregnant or have small children, we recommend that you leave the premises for a minimum of 2-4 hours as a precaution.

We can’t stress enough how important it is not to skip appointments or services. Because you don’t see pests in your home, it does not necessarily mean that they are gone. For you, as the homeowner, to take control, you must perform regular maintenance.

Yes! We’re happy to offer pest control price matching and warranties. Contact us to find out more.

IPM manages and controls pests using environmentally-friendly methods. IPM methods significantly reduce or completely eliminate the use of harmful pesticides. Some examples of IPM pest control methods are: habitat manipulation, pest relocation, non-pesticide exclusion, behavioral control, and minimizing ideal pest conditions. IPM favors education, reduction, and monitoring. Prevention is another key component of Integrated Pest Management, and we are always willing to offer our clients tips for reducing their risk of pest infestations.