Commercial Pest Services in Del Rio, TX

Pests are a part of our environment, but they don’t need to be part of your business. Today, through social media, when someone sees a bug, literally thousands could learn that your business has a “bug problem”.

MDK Services offers customized approaches for every business. We have industry specific programs that include proactive and advanced techniques to help eliminate pests that plague businesses. We don’t just offer interior service but we also offer from exterior to property line service. Our ongoing program focuses on eliminating and preventing pests by targeting where they live, where they come from, and where they breed.

We meet the pest challenge of virtually every business including:

• Hotels • Motels • Restaurants • Food Processing • Hospitals • Retail Centers • Commercial Buildings • Assisted Living Facilities • Distribution Facilities • Farm and Ranch Facilities • Animal Processing • Veterinarian Facilities • Schools • Daycare Facilities • Colleges • Furniture Stores 

The foundation of our commercial pest control programs are a thorough inspection along with strong communication skills with our partners.

Inspection and Treatment Areas Include: 

  • Kitchen-Food Storage Facilities
  • Waiting Area (interior and exterior)
  • Dining Room-Bar Areas
  • Patio Areas
  • Restrooms
  • Cash Register Area
  • Hallways
  • Elevators
  • Stairways
  • Employee Lounges-Breakrooms
  • Utility Service Areas
  • Janitorial Closets
  • Locker Rooms
  • Loading Docks
  • Receiving and Shipping Areas
  • Business Offices
  • Laundry Areas
  • Walkways
  • Parking Lots
  • Landscape Areas
  • Dumpster areas
  • Building Perimeter
  • Roof Areas
  • Plant & Planter Areas
  • Atriums
  • Floor Drains
  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Eaves
  • Customer Areas
  • Storage Areas
  • Grease Traps

Commercial Pests:

  • Termites
  • Roaches
  • Ants
  • Flies
  • Rodents
  • Bed Bugs
  • Stored Product Pests
  • Bees
  • Wasps
  • Birds
  • Bats
  • Fire Ants
  • Mosquitos
  • Fleas
  • Ticks
  • Scorpions
  • Spiders
  • Moths
  • Crickets
  • Earwigs
  • Silverfish
  • Box Elder Bug
  • Springtails
  • Squirrels
  • Wildlife
  • Centipedes
  • Milipedes
  • Pillbugs
  • Sowbugs

Treatment Methods: 

  • Inspection
  • Crack & Crevice Treatments
  • Bait and Bait Station Placements
  • Drain Treatment
  • Monitoring Devices
  • Void Treatments
  • Web Broom to Remove spider webs Interior & exterior
  • Exclusion-Sealing of Cracks and Voids Interior and Exterior
  • Power Spraying
  • Fogging for Pests deep in the wall
  • Vacuum -Vacuum up visible pests
  • Hot Spot Treatments
  • Granular Treatment

Fire Ant Control

The red imported fire ant was introduced into the United States around 1940. It is presently found in 14 states across the southern U.S., Including Texas. The biggest problems associated with these ants are their aggressive nature and stinging when their mounds or food sources are disturbed. Symptoms of the sting include burning and itching, followed by the development of a pustule that may take a week or more to heal. Scratching these pustules can lead to secondary bacterial infections and can leave permanent scars. As with all insect stings, certain persons are hypersensitive to fire ant venom and may suffer chest pains, nausea, or lapse into a coma from one sting.

The red imported fire ant builds mounds in almost any type of soil. Established colonies produce new queens and winged males during warm springs and summer months. One queen is capable of laying 1,500 eggs per day. A colony established in June could contain 15,000 individuals one year later. A mature colony (3 years old) may contain 100,000 to 500,000 workers and several hundred winged forms.

The red imported fire ant was introduced into the United States around 1940. It is presently found in 14 states across the southern U.S., Including Texas. The biggest problems associated with these ants are their aggressive nature and stinging when their mounds or food sources are disturbed. Symptoms of the sting include burning and itching, followed by the development of a pustule that may take a week or more to heal. Scratching these pustules can lead to secondary bacterial infections and can leave permanent scars. As with all insect stings, certain persons are hypersensitive to fire ant venom and may suffer chest pains, nausea, or lapse into a coma from one sting.

The red imported fire ant builds mounds in almost any type of soil. Established colonies produce new queens and winged males during warm springs and summer months. One queen is capable of laying 1,500 eggs per day. A colony established in June could contain 15,000 individuals one year later. A mature colony (3 years old) may contain 100,000 to 500,000 workers and several hundred winged forms.

MDK Services Fire Ant exterior program utilizes a single application method of control for fire ants that lasts for up to one year. It is formulated specifically for broadcast application. We provide control of existing colonies, as well as preventing new infestations. Highly effective, lowest dose, non-bait, professionally applied insecticide. Residual control for up to one year. Effective after rainfall or irrigation. No need for fire ant mound treatment.

MDK Services Fire Ant program for interior structure program starts with a thorough inspection. Most Fire Ant infestations start outside the perimeter of the structure. The ants enter the structure in search of food and water. They forage along walls and baseboards, and under carpeted surfaces. By following the trail, we can determine their approximate entry point into the structure. At this point exclusionary measures are employed. Treatment methods such as vacuuming ants and mound residual begin. Crack and crevice treatments and void treatments are performed. Pheromone removal is done. Then routine control and prevention measures are established.

Carpenter Ant: Nest in moist, decayed wood and voids. Can cause damage to homes by excavating galleries in the wood to build nests.

• Pharaoh Ant • Pyramid Ant • Acrobat Ant • Harvester Ant • Argentine Ant • Odorous House Ant • Pavement Ant • Big Headed Ant
• Little Black Ant • Thief Ant • Crazy Ant

Bed Bug Controlbedbugs-600x648

The assumption one is a poor house keeper or has poor hygiene to have bed bugs is simply not true. Bed bugs can easily be transported from place to place as people travel. They hide in luggage, folded clothes, bedding, furniture, boxes, backpacks, briefcases, shoes, handbags, and other places. No business or residence is immune to a bed bug infestation. They hide in seams of mattresses, box springs, bed frames, baseboards, furniture, lamps, clocks, telephones, flooring, carpets, trim, curtains, upholstery, wall paper, picture frames, electrical switches, outlets, clothing, sofas, chairs, clutter, and other objects.

The common bed bug is a parasite that feeds on humans. Bed bugs do not attach to hair or skin or live on people, but generally come out at night to prey on their hosts and feed on any skin exposed while sleeping. Bed bugs feed by piercing the skin with an elongated beak through which they withdraw blood. Their saliva contains a numbing chemical that prevents the host from feeling the bite and they also administer an anti-coagulant when they bite, allowing the blood to flow more freely. Bed bugs feed from 3 to 10 minutes. Immediately after feeding they retreat to their hiding place to digest their meal. Bed bugs generally feed every 2 weeks and can live up to one year without feeding.

Inspection and identification is the basic first step for bed bug control. Once bed bugs are identified, customers will need to remove all linens, such as bedding, comforters, mattress pads, sheets, pillow cases, bed skirts, draperies, items from dressers, closets, etc. Customer places items in plastic bags before moving to laundry. Launder all linens in hot water, using the highest possible heat setting to dry. Dry clean items such as draperies, comforters, etc. Customers will need to remove items from night stands, book cases, decorative items, clutter, collectibles, etc. and placed storage bins. Customer is recommended to thoroughly vacuum mattresses, box springs, carpets, rugs, flooring, furniture, closets, shelving, chairs, etc. focusing on cracks and crevices. Immediately place vacuum bags or canister contents in a sealed bag and dispose of debris in outside trash receptacle.

Once the areas are prepped for the technicians they will begin work, starting with treating virtually every crack and crevice in the room and furniture. Mattress, box springs, head boards, mattress frames, dressers, chests, base boards, molding, trim, electrical switches, outlets, chairs, luggage racks, armoires, TV stands, lights, fans, etc.,. Wall voids are treated. Items placed in storage containers are next. In most cases mattress encasements will be used. Last but not least monitoring devices will be placed in strategic locations for any activity.