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The Best Exterminators in Alameda County CA Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire

Pest control companies in Alameda County CA bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are those that have exceeded the minimum California regulatory standard. They are the ones proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for competency, value, and results, carry liability insurance as protection for you the customer, who use only employees legal to work in the U.S., and for whom our staff has called previous customers to verify high satisfaction with them for pest control in Alameda County CA, including roaches, mice, ants, rodents, bed bugs, fleas, ticks, mosquitos, rats, bee removal, bird control, structural pest control and termites, live trapping of nuisance animals and more.


Updated April 2, 2017

 The TOP 10 Exterminators & Pest Control Companies in Alameda County CA

Osborn Spray Service
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(925) 837-4140
934 Diablo Rd
Danville, CA 94526
State License #PR180
   Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10  Diamond Certified NPMA (National Pest Management Association) PCOC  (Pest Control Operators of California) CAPCA (California Association of Pest Control Advisers)

Areas Served: Alameda County & East Bay incl Oakland CA, Berkeley CA, Hayward CA, Berkeley CA, ...
Services: pest control services, pest removal, pest exterminators
Key Brands: EcoSmart Technologies

Omega Termite & Pest Control
807 75th Ave
Oakland, CA 94621

Areas Served: San Leandro CA,Pleasanton CA,Oakland CA,Newark CA,Berkeley CA,Fremont CA,Alameda CA
Services: local exterminators for bedbugs, ticks, spiders, ants, fleas, silverfish, rodents

A-Liberty Pest Control
808 E Lewelling Blvd
Hayward, CA 94541

Areas Served: Newark CA,Pleasanton CA,Berkeley CA,Livermore CA,Oakland CA,San Leandro CA,Albany CA
Services: pest control company for extermination of ants, cockroaches, rats, termites, wasps,

Mitts Termite Control, Inc.
427 San Pablo Ave
Albany, CA 94706

Areas Served: Berkeley, Oakland CA, Dublin CA, Hayward, Fremont, Newark CA, Pleasanton CA, Emeryville
Services: Pest control services incl. pest infestations, termite control, pest eradication

East Bay Structural & Termite
1096 Yerba Buena Ave
Oakland, CA 94608

Areas Served: Berkeley, Hayward, Oakland CA, Dublin CA, Fremont, Emeryville, Newark CA, Piedmont
Services: local exterminators for pest control, bee eradication, wasp eradication

Home Guard Exterminators
3942 Valley Ave
Pleasanton, CA 94566

Areas Served: Fremont CA,Oakland CA,San Leandro CA,Berkeley CA,Pleasanton CA,Newark CA,Dublin CA
Services: pest control services & exterminating incl. termites,cockroaches,mice & rats,rodents

The Best Exterminators in Alameda County CA Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire 

The state of California requires that pest control companies in Alameda County CA have a state license from the Department of Pesticide Regulation for any pest control done outside, and a state license from the Structural Pest Control Board for any pest control done inside buildings. Pest control companies doing both must have both licenses. Additionally, companies doing termite control usually perform repairs of termite damage as well for which they also need a state contractor's license.

But even the state license for nuisance animal control or for pest control services are no guarantee that any particular pest control company in Alameda County CA is doing business honestly, achieving lasting results, providing real value, or satisfying customers.

This makes it all the more significant that all companies for pest control in Alameda County CA who bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction with their pest control services, verified state license, good complaint record, verified worker's comp and liability insurance for your protection, only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more.

Pest Control Services in Alameda County CA Perform Numerous Services
Exterminators don't just get rid of bugs such as cockroaches, spiders and termites. They can also eradicate a number of annoying and potentially harmful vermin such as mice, rats and pigeons and other problem birds. In many cases, pest infestations pose certain health risks, so the total removal of the pest population is essential. Since most consumer-rated pest control products are not guaranteed to wipe out whole nests (and consumers aren't trained in proper application), pest control companies and exterminators are vital to pest problem remediation.

Some pest control services specialize in urban wildlife control, live trapping in Alameda County and nuisance animal relocation services for that problem critter. Control of nuisance animals can include raccoon removal, possum removal, skunk removal, and the control and removal of squirrels, gophers and woodchucks. Other pest control companies provide mole trapping and removal, bat control and bee removal involving bee nest relocation. Some of these companies also offer dead animal removal, animal damage repair and animal exclusion services to prevent unwanted wildlife from returning to your home or property. The various forms of treatment include moisture barriers, bird barriers, bat exclusions, sump pumps, electro-guns, microwaves, foams, heat treatments, and perimeter treatments. But if you're looking for more humane and environmentally friendly forms of pest abatement, several exterminators share your concerns.

Many pest control services are certified to service industrial, commercial, residential or food service environments with insect problems or moles and squirrels. They'll employ various forms of rodent control, including rodent seal out, rodent cleanup, rodent infestation proofing, rat control, mice control, baiting and trapping, and dead animal removal for commercial clients.

Good exterminators and pest control services often have an entomologist on staff and such expertise enables them to completely eradicate just about any creepy-crawly infestation you've been overrun with, including silverfish, fleas, ticks, moths, bees, cockroaches, spiders, ticks, wasps, crickets, drywood termites, earwigs, subterranean termites, pillbugs, carpet beetles, bed bugs, Argentine ants, carpenter ants, carpet beetles, sowbugs, and various pantry pests. Pest control experts can also eliminate or relocate bats, opossums, rabbits, raccoons, skunks, foxes, pigeons, snakes, and even scorpions.

Some pest control companies are licensed for pest control for outdoor vegetation. Plant life is vulnerable to pestilence such as bugs and rodents, and these pest control companies can manage folivorous parasites and pests with tree spraying, sudden oak death treatment, rose and ornamental spraying, poison oak control, tree injections, and deep root feedings. Additionally, some pest control companies offer more than pest eradication, such as escrow services, underfloor work, structural damage repairs, and wood control. Several pest control companies also offer 24 hour service, same day service, regular maintenance, and single application treatments. 

IPM (Integrated Pest Management) in Alameda County
Some pest control services in Alameda County promote their expertise in IPM or Integrated Pest Management. IPM is intended as an environmentally sensitive approach to pest control that seeks to reduce the use of pesticides by looking for ways to take advantage of the life cycles of the pest species and their interaction with the environment.  IPM places an emphasis on prevention methods first to avoid the threshold where treatment becomes necessary. But once pest eradication is required, methods that use changes to the environment, mechnical control such as trapping or weeding, or non-pesticide chemicals such as pheromones are preferred over pesticides.  Only if further evaluation shows these methods are not sufficient is targeted spraying of pesticides used. Broadcast spraying of non-specific pesticides is considered a last resort.

Bee Removal in Alameda County
Some pest control companies specialize in bee removal. Bees are technically not a pest species, but rather a beneficial insect that pollinates flowers and agricultural crops and they almost never sting except in defense against someone disturbing or attacking the bees nest directly. However, you may not want a bee nest in your yard. These bee removal companies are experts in removing bees by relocating them rather than killing them unnecessarily. This is different than exterminating wasps, yellow jackets, and hornets which are aggressive and likely to sting, unlike bees.


Some Exterminators and Pest Control Companies in Alameda County Are Far Better Than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these exterminators in Alameda County: Osborn Spray Service, A-Liberty Pest Control, Omega Termite & Pest Control, East Bay Structural & Termite, Home Guard Exterminators, Mitts Termite Control, Inc.. Other companies for pest control in Hayward, Oakland, Dublin and Fremont CA that might still be in business include: .




Questions To Ask Exterminators in Alameda County CA 

When it comes to hiring for pest control in Alameda County CA, ask these questions about the abilities, experience, and credentials of the companies you're considering hiring:

• How long have they been in business? If they are a franchise, how long has that local owner specifically been in the industry as opposed to the national franchise?

• How long have they been doing pest control in Alameda County CA specifically? (Different regions have their own unique soil conditions, weather and moisture issues that will effect pest control methods. Their length of experience doing pest control in your location specifically shows familiarity with these aspects.)

• How many jobs do they do each month that are similar to yours, in terms of size of job, residential versus commercial, outside versus inside pests, specific pest species to be removed such as termites versus ants, or bird control versus bee removal, etc.?

• Can the pest control company give you names and numbers of customers who had a similar kind of extermination or relocation done who you can call as references? (All pest control services bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had their customer references called by our research staff so you don't have to.)

• What method and products will they use and what are the advantages and disadvantages of their methods compared to that of other pest control services?

• How long should it take the pest control services to eradicate the infestation, and will complete insect control or rodent control require any return visits?

• In the event that the initial pest control fails, are repeat treatments free?

• Do they provide a warranty for their services?

• Will you need to leave your home pest control procedures, or avoid use of outdoor areas that have been treated and for how long?

• Will their initial estimate be detailed and in writing, and is there a written guarantee?

• Can the company vouch that all employees sent to your property are legal to work in the U.S.? (All pest control companies in Alameda County CA bearing The Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already signed an agreement to only hire documented workers.)

• Will they show you proof of active workers' compensation and liability insurance? (All pest control companies bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had proof of insurance verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)


When you've chosen the best pest control service in Alameda County CA for your specific needs, make sure they are properly licensed by the state for either outside or inside pest control. (All pest control companies bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had their license verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)



Exterminators in Alameda County Apply Many Brands 

The chemicals used by professional pest control companies in Alameda County are much more effective (and in some cases, more volatile) than what laymen have access to. The best exterminators use reputable, EPA approved products to perform exterminating treatments. Many of the top pest control companies in Hayward, Oakland, Dublin and Fremont CA are able to provide services such as ultrasonic pest control, electronic pest control, organic pest control and natural pest control that use fewer or no chemicals or harmful insecticides that could endanger your family or pets.

The following is a partial list of the professional-grade compound brands used by local Oakland CA area extermination and pest control companies: Sentricon, Pest Defense System, EcoPCU, Steri-Fab, PI Contact Insecticide, Precor, Ultracide, Whitmire, EcoEXEMPT, Viper, Petcor, Nixalite, Woodpecker, Terro, Pantry Patrol, Maxforce, Pro Control, Advantage, and Drax.



Resources About Exterminators & Pest Control in Alameda County 

Associations & Licensing for Pest Control Services and Exterminators
BBB Better Business Bureau (
CAPCA California Association of Pest Control Advisers (
DCA California Department of Consumer Affairs (
DPR Department of Pesticide Regulation (
Diamond Certified
EPA Environmental Protection Agency (
GC Green California (
NPMA National Pest Management Association (
PCOC Pest Control Operators of California (
SPCB Structural Pest Control Board (

Exterminators and Insect Control Companies Web & Media Resources
California Agriculture Magazine
Pest Control Technology Magazine
Pest Control Magazine
Probe Magazine

The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Pest Control in Alameda County within the following zip codes:

94545, 94540, 94566, 94701, 94543, 94502, 94541, 94621, 94609, 94568, 94661, 94619, 94588, 94501, 94578, 94704, 94550, 94709, 94710, 94555, 94703, 94538, 94542, 94546, 94614, 94662, 94580, 94618, 94608, 94603, 94612, 94577, 94605, 94613, 94539, 94606, 94551, 94601, 94557, 94617, 94615, 94611, 94707, 94586, 94544, 94552, 94706, 94620, 94624, 94623, 94579, 94610, 94587, 94602, 94712, 94560, 94708, 94536, 94604, 94537, 94702, 94705 and 94607





Pest Control Alameda CA

Burge Termite & Pest Controls Alameda CA 94501
Don-Pedro's Termite Control Alameda CA 94501


Pest Control Albany CA

Mitts Termite Control Inc Albany CA 94706


Pest Control Berkeley CA

California Exotic Pest Plant Berkeley CA 94710
Live Oak Structural Inc Berkeley CA 94710


Pest Control Castro Valley CA

Around The Bay Pest Control Castro Valley CA 94546
Terminix International Co Castro Valley CA 94546


Pest Control Dublin CA

Terminix International Co Dublin CA 94568


Pest Control Emeryville CA

East Bay Structural & Termite Emeryville CA 94608

Pest Control Fremont CA

A1 Marquee Pest Control Fremont CA 94538
Adam's Pest Control Fremont CA 94536
Best Care Fumigation Fremont CA 94539
Eddies Structural Pest Control Fremont CA 94538
Gary Lindstrom & Co Inc Fremont CA 94539
Medeiros & Sons Pest Control Fremont CA 94536
Termwright Structural Pest Fremont CA 94538

Pest Control Hayward CA

Alameda Mosquito Abatement Hayward CA 94545
A-Liberty Pest Control Hayward CA 94541
Anrich Termite Co Hayward CA 94541
BE Pest Control Hayward CA 94541
Bull's Termite Control Co Hayward CA 94541
Day & Nite Pest Control Hayward CA 94545
Farwest Corrosion Control Co Hayward CA 94545
Hi Tech Termite Control Inc. Hayward CA 94545
Hydrex Pest Control Co Hayward CA 94541
Keystone Pest Control Inc Hayward CA 94545
Phillips Pest Control Hayward CA 94544
Seabright Hayward CA 94545
Terminix International Co Hayward CA 94545

Pest Control Livermore CA

AAI Termite & Pest Control Livermore CA 94551
Apple Tree Pest Control Livermore CA 94551
Clark Pest Control Livermore CA 94550
East Valley Termite Co Livermore CA 94550
Homeguard Inc Livermore CA 94551
Orkin Livermore CA 94551
Pointe Pest Control Livermore CA 94551
Zebra Pest Control Livermore CA 94550


Pest Control Newark CA

Windoms Pest Specialist Newark CA 94560

Pest Control Oakland CA

Alive Bee Removal Service Oakland CA 94609
American Fumigation Oakland CA 94621
Baty Farms Oakland CA 94610
Bekins Pest Control Oakland CA 94621
Butler Termite Control Co Oakland CA 94605
Capable Pest Control Oakland CA 94612
Funsch's Alive Bee Removal Service Oakland CA 94609
Magnum Structural Pest Control Oakland CA 94612
Omega Termite & Pest Control Oakland CA 94621
Omni Pest Management Oakland CA 94621
RB Control Inc Oakland CA 94602
RJ Clark & Co Oakland CA 94605
Rat Patrol Oakland CA 94610
Stan Fosberg Structural Pest Oakland CA 94619
Techmaster Termite Co Oakland CA 94610
Webb's Pest Control Oakland CA 94612
Western Exterminator Co Oakland CA 94621

Pest Control Pleasanton CA

A-Performance Pest Management Pleasanton CA 94566
Big Valley Termite Control Pleasanton CA 94566
Happy Pest Control Pleasanton CA 94566
Home Guard Exterminators Pleasanton CA 94566
Landscape Pest Control Service Pleasanton CA 94566
Matrix Pest Elimination Pleasanton CA 94566
Paramount Pest Control Pleasanton CA 94588
Performance Pest Management Pleasanton CA 94588
Specialty Termite Inc Pleasanton CA 94566


Pest Control San Leandro CA

Employ Exterminators San Leandro CA 94577
Gary Lindstrom & Co Inc San Leandro CA 94577
Gressett Termite Control Inc San Leandro CA 94578
J&N Service San Leandro CA 94577
Terminix International Co San Leandro CA 94577
Time's Up Termite Control San Leandro CA 94577

Pest Control Union City CA

Terminix International Co Union City CA 94587