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DelRoy offers effective pest management products and expert advice to homeowners and business owners. We can help you keep your home and office safe from all types of bug invasion with our commercially rated line of pest elimination products. Our DIY pest management products and professional pest extermination services are unpparallelled anywhere in the US.

Eight Decades of Experience

DelRoy has been fighting off bugs for homes and offices for more than 80 years now. We are a family-owned and operated organization, and our professional associates are licensed, bonded and insured in Ohio and Michigan. We keep abreast of the latest in pest management technologies. We are also registered members of BBB, NPMA, and OPMA.

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Ants

Ants

Ants are social insects, living together in colonies ranging in size from a few dozen to millions of individuals. Most colonies include: one or more fertile queens; wingless female castes of workers, soldiers, or other specialized groups; and male drones. Ants are one of the most successful insect species; there are more than 20,000 species of Ants, and they are found everywhere on Earth except Antarctica and some very remote islands. Proper identification is essential in controlling these insects. For more information on how to identify, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs

Bed bugs get their name from their habit of feeding on human hosts in bed. They are excellent hitchhikers, easily transported and are found in many different types of dwellings, which makes them difficult to control. Bed bug infestations continue to plague Americans. In fact, 99.6 percent of pest professionals have treated for bed bugs in the past year, according to our most recent Bugs Without Borders survey. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Bees

Bees

A bee's stinger has one purpose – to protect it from all possible threats. While humans are most often the targets of angry swarms whose hives they disturbed, dogs, horses, and even zoo animals are also at risk. Because an angry swarm defends its home against all perceive predators, it is important to take proper precautions when searching for or attempting to remove a hive. Homeowners are advised to seek out a bee pest control professional rather than try to address a potential infestation themselves. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pe
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Beetles

Beetles

Although devastating to plants and gardens, the beetle is rarely more than a nuisance to human beings. However, there are two species, powderpostand merchant grain beetles that emerge in summer and can pose significant threats to health and property. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Centipedes

Centipedes

The most effective way to get rid of or prevent centipede infestations is to reduce areas of moisture in and around your home. Remove leaf piles and grass clippings. Store firewood off of the ground. Provide adequate ventilation in crawl spaces, basements, etc. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Crickets

Crickets

Crickets are active at night and usually hide in dark warm places during the day.  If homeowners don't see them, they will definitely hear their loud chirping, which is caused by rubbing their front wings together to attract females. Clothing and carpets can become damaged when house crickets enter homes. They typically feed on the surface, leaving the area roughened from pulling the fibers loose while eating. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Dust Mites

Dust Mites

House dust mites have received much attention in the early 1990s and again recently. The house dust mite is nearly impossible to see without magnification and is named for the fact that they feed on dead skin shed by humans as well as other protein materials. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Fleas

Fleas

During the warmer months fleas present a problem to homeowners especially when returning home from vacation. There are three main zones when treating for fleas: pet, home, and yard. By treating these areas with approved flea control products you will get the maximum results. Homeowners should vacuum daily and throw away sweeper bag to help remove flea populations and prevent the laying of eggs. Pet owners should practice active flea management by bathing and grooming pets regularly, and using flea products labeled for animal use. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest .

Flies

Flies

Non-biting flies, such as houseflies, are not only nuisance pests, but they are also responsible for transmitting diseases and contaminating food. For instance, house flies are capable of contaminating food and transferring more than 100 pathogens, including malaria, salmonella and tuberculosis. Food contamination is one of the main reasons that fly pest control is so important. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Hornets

Hornets

Stinging insects like hornets send more than 500,000 people to the emergency room each year. These pests are especially active during the second half of summer and early fall when the colonies forage for food that will sustain their queens during the winter. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Lice

Lice

There are several lice species found worldwide and throughout the United States. The most common kinds of lice include head lice, body lice and crab lice. Only the body louse can transmit diseases to people.

Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes

One of the best-known summer pests, mosquitoes breed in stagnant water or soft soil. There are about 170 different kinds of mosquito species in North America alone. They are also a carrier of the West Nile Virus which can be transmitted to humans. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Moths

Moths

Dried food products should be inspected thoroughly for signs of Indian meal moth infestations. Discard infested foods in outdoor trash bins. Clean infested cupboards thoroughly with a vacuum and soap and water. Store food in sealed containers. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Roaches

Roaches

Cockroaches have been long despised by homeowners due to their creepy appearance. Cockroach control and management are important for health and safety reasons, because cockroaches are known to cause allergic reactions and trigger asthma attacks, especially in children. They also spread nearly 33 kinds of bacteria including E. coli and Salmonella. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Rodents

Rodents

Rodents can be difficult to keep out of structures. Mice can squeeze through spaces as small as a dime and rats can fit through holes the size of a quarter. For proper rodent pest control, seal any cracks and voids. Ensure there is proper drainage at the foundation and always install gutters or diverts which will channel water away from the building. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Silverfish

Silverfish

Prevent or get rid of a silverfish infestation. Consider a dehumidifier for your home, repair leaky pipes and drains and eliminate or repair any moldy or wet wood. Don't keep old books and magazines in areas where silverfish are usually found like basements, attics and garages. It's also important to keep food items such as flour and sugar in tight containers. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Spiders

Spiders

Spider control can be a major concern for homeowners - particularly for those who live in the southwest. There are about 3,000 species of spiders throughout North America, but only two in the southern and western United States can cause serious harm when accidentally disturbed - the black widow and brown recluse. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Termites

Termites

Termites date back more than 120 million years to the time of the dinosaurs. They are known as "silent destroyers" because of their ability to chew through wood, flooring and even wallpaper undetected. Each year, termites cause more than $5 billion in property damage - costs that aren't covered by homeowners' insurance policies. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Ticks

Ticks

Ticks can be dangerous to humans and pets alike. They can transmit Lyme disease to humans, as well as dogs and cats. The increased populations of ticks this year means everyone is at a higher risk for contracting Lyme disease. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Wasps

Wasps

The late summer and fall months are popular times to be outdoors, but it's also the most active season for stinging insects like wasps, yellow jackets and carpenter bees. During these months, stinging insects are busy scavenging for food to prepare for the winter. They are often attracted to backyard barbecues and picnics, which increases your chances of being stung. In fact, the NPMA reports that stinging insects send more than 500,000 people to the emergency room every year. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Wildlife

Wildlife

Raccoons, squirrels and skunks are some of the most common wild animals that invade homes. Proactive wildlife and animal control is necessary, as these and many other types of nuisance wildlife can be frequent carriers of rabies, a disease that is potentially fatal if left untreated. In fact, as many as 40,000 people each year in the United States are exposed to animals that might have rabies, and must receive preventive treatments. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.

Yellow Jackets

Yellow Jackets

With their tendency to sting when threatened, yellow jacket control requires specialized equipment and safety precautions. Homeowners should remove garbage frequently, keep trashcans covered, and ensure all doors and windows have screens that are in good condition. People should also avoid wearing sweet-smelling perfumes and the scent attracts yellow jackets. For more information on identification, pictures, habits, and recommended products to control this pest.