Pest Control

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Protecting Your Home or Office From Harmful Insects

For more than 14 years, Johnny Rat Pest Control has been helping clients in Los Angeles County and Ventura County, California with their pest problems. Our licensed, bonded, and insured company provides exceptional treatments to eliminate all kinds of vermin.

Steps We Take

First, our experts inspect your place to locate the origin of the infestation. Then once we discover the source, we use the best method to treat and eliminate the pests. Our professional team also offers quality and efficient maintenance services to help prevent harmful bugs from returning to your property.

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Brown-Banded Cockroach

Size: one of the smallest of the invasive cockroaches, the adult brown-banded cockroach may reach 11 to 14.5 mm in length.

Color: These colorful roaches received their name from the light brown or tan transverse bands that are present on the wings of the adult and across the body of the young, or nymphs.

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Oriental Cockroaches

These cockroaches prefer homes with plenty of damp, dark, and sheltered areas to breed and develop. Oriental cockroaches often travel through sewers and may come inside through pipes and drains

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German Cockroach

German cockroaches are one of the most common cockroach species found in households

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Mosquitoes

When these pests find their way inside through open doors or windows, they usually rest in dark, hidden areas within the house, but will come out at night to take a blood meal

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Argentine Ants

Argentine ants are an invasive species known for displacing native ants. They are also one of the most troublesome home-infesting pests. Moist areas, like mulch, under debris on the ground, under piles of refuse and home foundations, attract Argentine ants. When the weather cools in fall, the pests may use gaps and cracks around the house to take shelter.

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Pavement Ants

Underneath and beside sidewalks, patios and driveways are ideal habitats for these pests. Because they live near homes, pavement ants often make their way inside looking for food sources.

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Carpenter Ants

These insects usually build their nests in damp, sound or decaying wood. Homes with moisture issues caused by leaks are prime targets for carpenter ants.

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Odorous Ants

The most distinguishable characteristic of odorous house ants is the smell of rotten coconut that is emitted when their bodies are crushed.

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Black Widow Spiders

Black widows are identified by red hourglass marking on the underside of their abdomens. This marking is bright red and signals danger to predators and attackers.

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Brown Recluse Spiders

Brown Recluse Spiders have a distinctive marking on the t.horax, which resembles a violin. Bite can result in lesions, nausea, and fever

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House Spiders

Common house spiders invade homes while searching for warmth and food. They feed on small insects and love hiding inside cluttered rooms or other rarely used spaces.

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Wolf Spiders

Approximately 200 known species belong to the Family Lycosidae in the U.S. and Canada. These wolf spiders are particularly abundant in prairie areas but can be located in a variety of habitats.

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Crickets

House crickets measure 16 to 22 mm in length. Field crickets can grow to measure more than 2.5 cm in length. Ground crickets are much smaller than other common crickets.

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Scorpions

Scorpion usually become an indoor problem when they choose to leave their outdoor habitats in search of more food sources.

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Earwigs

Earwigs are odd looking insects which have pincers or forceps protruding from the abdomen. These are somewhat intimidating looking but they are not poisonous, and they do not spread disease.

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Sowbugs

Sowbugs feed on organic material and thrive in moist habitats, usually coming into homes through ground-level doors and windows.

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Honey Bees

Honey bees measure about 15 mm long and are light brown in color. Honey bees are usually oval-shaped creatures with golden-yellow colors and brown bands

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Africanized Honey Bees

These pests are famous for their aggression when compared to their European counterparts, earning Africanized honey bees the nickname "killer bee." They are known to respond to slight disturbances within a wide range of their hives.

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Wasps

Wasps near the home can ruin outdoor activities and make yardwork difficult. While they rarely go out of their way to sting, wasps may become hostile if threatened or disturbed.

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Yellow Jackets

Yellow jackets usually enter yards because they smell food or other attractant. Meats and sweets often attract these pests to grills and patio dining areas.

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House Fly

House flies are one of the most common insects on the planet. They breed and feed in filth, including garbage, feces, and rotting or spoiled food

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Bedbugs

Bed bugs likely get their name from their habit of feeding on humans while they sleep in their beds. They are found in virtually every place people tend to gather, including residences, hotels, schools, and more.

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Fire Ants

The sting of a fire ant swells into a bump, causing pain and irritation. The bump when left alone will go away on its own within a couple days but it can become infected if scratched.

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Fleas

Fleas live by consuming the blood of their hosts. They feed on many different animals such as dogs, cats, rabbits, squirrels, ferrets, rats, mice, and birds.

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Ticks

Ticks have been known to feed on rodents and will readily attack humans and pets. Male ticks attach, but do not feed. The female tick will latch onto a host by inserting their mouthpieces into the skin.

Make Your Space Pest-Free Now

Reach out to our group today for a free inspection. Our dependable staff is also open to answering any questions or concerns you may have about our superior pest control services. We look forward to hearing from you soon.