Pest Control in Glendale, CA

Glendale, CA is set inland near the Verdugo Mountains and the San Gabriel Mountain Range.
Pests are often prevalent in inland communities like Glendale where temperatures can often be intensive.

An Environmentally Conscious Company

Hearts Pest Management has a wide range of pest control services to meet your needs in Glendale, CA.

We are a growing pest control company in Glendale, recognized for best practices, and backed by A ratings from the Better Business Bureau and Angie's List - a contractor rating service.

Glendale, CA

Glendale as it is today and in 1870.

Most recently, Hearts was admitted to an elite EPA Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program and is recognized as Southern California's leader in organic pest control methods.

Customized Pest Control for Your Locality and Unique Needs

Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, CA is where many stars, including Walt Disney, are buried. It has a museum as well; a beautiful place to visit.

We will customize your pest control service to fill your unique needs. Factors reviewed include the regional and local micro-climates in Glendale, CA.

If you live or work in an inland community like Glendale, where temperatures can become heat intensive (as low as 30° and highs of 107°), our general recommendation is monthly service; but highly manicured, low maintenance landscapes often do well on bi-monthly service.

For our Greenthumb organic pest control plan in Glendale, we recommend a monthly service. Landscape conditions may alter this recommendation. We understand that budgets vary and we will work within your budget constraints.

Hearts Pest Management Receives Recognition from the EPA

Hearts Comprehensive Pest Control Line of Services

Do you have a problem with Ants? Or is Glendale just one big anthill! Trust, we can and will help with ants, spiders and many other pest control problems.

Review our line of pest control services - not too shabby!

  • general pest control
  • green and organic pest control - certified!
  • residential, commercial and landscape pest control
  • rat, mice and bird control with complete programs to stop entry and clean up all the mess and contamination
  • bee removal and honeycomb cleanup
  • gopher control
  • cockroach elimination
  • flies and fleas
  • landscape pruning and modifications

Our Service Professionals are Certified in Organic Applications

No other pest control company are licensed for both structural and landscape pest control - and is EcoWise Certified. We are.

It's not simply a matter of licensing. It's a reflection of our training and broad focus on all your needs in and around your property and environment.

Hearts Pest Management respects the uniqueness of Glendale and aspires to be a socially and environmentally responsible company for the residents and business owners of Glendale, CA.

EcoWise Certified

Hearts Pest Management Technicians are EcoWise Certified for Organic Applications.

Toxic and Harmless Spiders

In the Glendale area, Black and Brown Widow spiders are the only spiders of medical importance.

They are toxic to humans but usually only bite if threatened or accidentally crushed next to human skin.

Black Widow Spider

Black widows spiders are toxic to humans; note the red "hourglass."

Black Widows tend to like dark corners and will only bite if they get caught next to one's skin and/or feel threatened.Other spiders such as orb-weavers, jumping spiders, and common grass (funnel-weaver) spiders are harmless and beneficial for the garden and landscape.

Some are hunters like the jumping spider that seek out their prey and others like the orb-weaver and grass spider use a 'sit-and-wait" technique to obtain their meals.

Brown Widows are easily identified by their cream-colored, spiky egg sacs and an orange hourglass. This widow likes to hide under things like patio furniture.

For the most part, other spiders found around the home and landscape are fairly harmless; their spider mouth parts are too small to penetrate human skin but they "help" by eating garden insects that destroy leaves, flowering plants, and vegetables.

Female Brown Widow with Egg Sac

Brown widow with "spiky" egg sac.

Funnel-weaver spider

Grass spiders make sheet-like webs with tunnels.

Grass Spidersunlike black and brown widows that hide, grass spiders make their webs right out in the open, all over the landscape.

Grass spider webs are easily observed in the spring and summer, especially after an early morning dew.

The female makes the web and waits patiently within the funnel portion until an insect gets tangled in the upper, sheet-like area, then she scurries out to bite and paralyze its victim.

Since the grass spider's mouth parts are so small, she can only penetrate small insects, not humans!

Pest Control for Spiders

Black and brown widows eat a variety of insects and can be controlled by treating their food source – either with traditional pesticides or organic methods. It’s important to web dust frequently, especially during summer.

Widow spiders are solitary and like to hide in dark, undisturbed places. Females not only produce about 300 eggs per sac, they can store sperm to create up to 10 egg sacs over several months, that’s 3000 spiderlings a year!

Hearts Pest Management professionals are experts at finding widow hiding places and eliminating them on contact. Our technicians will also web dust any webs found around the perimeter of your home or business.

Ant Control in Glendale

Summers in Glendale are very warm (by Californian standards) and in the winter, the evenings can be quite cold.

During spring and summer, ants start marching into homes, not one by one but colony by colony! The most common ant species and a problem for Californians is the invasive Argentine ant.

Argentine ants are hard to control with do-it-yourself methods because they can move their colonies within hours to either escape when threatened or take advantage of a new food source. This species has more than one queen and will often break off into multiple colonies.

Argentine ant and aphid

Argentine Ant (Linepithema humile) tending an aphid.

outdoor ant nest

Argentine Ant Nest.

Did you know that ants spread diseases such as salmonella and staph? They can spread these diseases throughout your home when they come inside in search of food and water!

The most effective pest control and permanent solution is to find and treat the Argentine ant nest. Queen Argentine ants must be eliminated to properly eradicate a colony.

Hearts Service Professionals are experts at identifying this ant species and finding their colonies, in and around your property.

Landscape Pest Control in Glendale

Aphids are often green in color, depending on the species, with long slender mouthparts that they use to pierce and then suck out fluids from tender parts of plants, usually the leaves.

Large populations of aphids will cause leaves to discolor, turning them yellow.

The honeydew an aphid emits from its rear is a sticky substance that can cause a black, sooty-looking fungus to grow on leaves and stems of plants.

Leaf with aphids and whiteflies

Aphids and whiteflies damage leaves of trees and shrubs.

Besides damage to plants, aphids are a two-fold type of pest because the more aphids you have, the more ants come around in search of the sweet honeydew aphids provide.

In exchange for the honeydew, aphids are protected by the ants and are actually "herded" into safe areas.

This ant behavior is called "farming" and gives an ant colony a stable food source. If you treat for aphids, you´ll have fewer ants.

Giant whiteflies on leaf

Giant Whiteflies on Leaf - Whiteflies resemble a powdery substance.

Whiteflies are another landscape pest for Glendale residents.

Many homeowners grow beautiful hibiscus trees which whiteflies tend to gravitate to and cause damage.

If you´ve noticed a powdery substance on the leaves of your tree, or plants, it´s a sign you have whiteflies.

Hearts Pest Management is able to identify various landscape pests including whitefly and treat as necessary. We provide landscape inspections free-of-charge for both residential and commercial properties.

Rat and Mice Control in Glendale

Rats and mice multiply very quickly; their urine and feces can cause health issues for you and your family.

Just breathing in rodent urine and fecal matter through vents leads to diseases such as hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, leptospirosis, and lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, which according to CDC (Center for Disease Control) "poses a particular risk for pregnant women."

Norway Rat Nest with Babies

Norway Rat and Nest - Also called "Brown Rat" or "Sewer Rat." Norway rats are stockier than Roof rats, with a shorter tail.

Damage in attic by roof rats

Damage to an attic by rats.

In Glendale, the roof rat and the Norway rat are the most troublesome of rats. Hearts Pest Management offers free rodent inspections.

We provide trapping, exclusion work (blocking of access points), and attic clean-outs.

Bee and Wasp Control in Glendale

The Western Yellowjacket tends to build its nest underground which creates a raised bubble in the surface of the soil.

If you see wasps flying in and out of the ground, you´ll want to stay away from the nest, stepping on a yellowjacket´s nest is how many people get stung while mowing or gardening. Only a professional should rid your landscape of any underground nests.

Other wasps such as yellow paper wasps build their nest in the eaves of a home or patio.

Western Yellowjacket on leaf

Western Yellowjacket feeding on aphids and honeydew.

Bee gathering nectar

Honey bee gathering pollen. Note the pollen "basket" on her left hind leg.

If very small, they can be knocked down with a hose but the stem needs to be scraped off or the paper wasps will come back to rebuild.

Larger, active nests should be removed by a professional. Hearts provides free wasp inspections for Glendale customers.

Honey Bees are very important to our food supply, without honeybees pollenating our crops, we would have less of everything.

Hearts only treats, if necessary, for bee hives either with honeycomb in the home or within a hundred feet.

Hearts Pest Management provides free inspections for landscape pests, wasps, bees, roaches, and rodents. General pests can be treated organically if desired. These include ants, spiders, crickets, Oriental roaches (water bugs) and outdoor fleas.

Indoor fleas require a traditional treatment to ensure that the eggs are eliminated as well as the fleas.

To schedule a service or a free inspection, please call today for a caring Hearts Pest Service Representative at 1-800-986-1006.

You can also fill out the form below to obtain more information regarding both our traditional and organic pest management services.

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