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Lawrence County Commercial Pest Control & Facility Hygiene Services

Professionals like our exterminators and facility care specialists at Pestco have been keeping pretty busy for the past seven decades keeping one step ahead of pests, germs and malodorous conditions for businesses throughout Lawrence County, but it's our passion. If you're looking to maintain a clean and safe commercial and industrial space anywhere throughout New Castle, Ellwood City, New Wilmington, Oakwood, Oakland, New Beaver, Ellport and any other city or township in Lawrence, don't hesitate.

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70 Years Provides A Confidence Other Companies Can’t Touch

We founded our business in the 1940’s, believe it or not, and we have been laser-focussed on perfecting our service programs every since. Pest control, pest management, odor control, air freshening and one of the most thorough, deep-cleaning restroom hygiene services, we ensure every facility we service is hygienically clean and fit for both your employees and customers. Explore our services below, or chat with our team today.

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“Terrific commercial pest control and more. They provide impeccable pest management, as well as professional restroom hygiene services and scenting systems. Highly recommend for any restaurant or commercial facility.”

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The Major Pests of Lawrence County

Lawrence County has its share of conventional insect and rodent pests that include: carpenter and black ants, black flies, German and American cockroaches, termites, bed bugs, stinkbugs, spiders, fleas, beetles, mice and rats, none of which, btw, are any match for our years of pest extermination expertise »

The Emerald Ash Borer

The Emerald Ash Borer, a beetle native to Asia, is one pest that was first spotted in 2002 in Michigan. Its spread across the forests of the United States is very scary, for these marauders attack and destroy ash trees. Currently, this destructive invader has been spotted in Lawrence and three other Pennsylvania counties. It is estimated that this insect has destroyed more than 25 million ash trees nationwide. The damage done to the environment and industry is potentially catastrophic because forests serve as a key component to bio-diversity and play a critical role in the hydrologic system. Pest control and maintenance is vital in order to save our forests.

Lawrence County's Leading Pest Control & Hygiene Care Company

If your business is hospitality, manufacturing, forestry or any other, we have the most effective pest control solutions for every business throughout Lawrence. Share your pest control challenges with our sales team today »

The Most Diverse Complete Facility Hygiene Care Program

Insects and rodents aren’t the only thing that can topple your bottom line; bad hygiene and malodors are statistically proven to be the number one triggers for customers to NOT return to a commercial establishment. So we’ve created our Complete Facility Care program.

Our Pestco technicians have been one step ahead of the pests that invade and damage commercial and industrial spaces, and have been in continuous operation since 1948. We’ve spent many of these years refining the perfect bundled program that features a wide array of professional services specifically designed for commercial establishments. From pest control and management strategies to environmental and air freshening solutions provided by Air-Scent® International, our Complete Facility Care Program is both cost effective and one of the most highly efficient services in Western Pennsylvania.

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The Pestco Shield Of Hygiene Excellence

We’re proud Western Pennsylvanians and like to promote local community businesses that consistently provide excellent hygiene and pest free environments to their customers; the following are just a few of our staff’s favorites. If you’d like to be listed, speak with our team, engage our services and discover what 50 plus years of our experience brings to your interior environment »

Buttermilk Falls

The Buttermilk Falls Natural Area is located in a park in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, near the intersection of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Route 18. The park’s main feature is its majestic, thirty-five-foot waterfall that seems to cascade off the old railroad tracks above.

According to legend, the waterfall was named about 1870 by a group of Civil War veterans who picnicked often in the area and enjoyed their favorite beverage of buttermilk. Owned by the county, this park surrounds other historic landmarks, including the Homewood United Methodist Church, a few old railroad bridges and the remains of Harmony Short Line Railroad.

Living Treasures Animal Park

Located in New Castle, PA, this amazing petting zoo features more than 70 exotic animal species, ranging from peacocks to porcupines and attracts the young and old alike. Visitors enjoy the up close encounters with friendly animals and their babies and can feed them with food purchased at the zoo. This zoo provides a wonderful interactive experience that is the stuff from which fond memories are made.

Shakespeare’s Castle Restaurant

Here, it said “...Ye olde world meets the new in an immersive dining experience.” This one-of-a-kind eatery is located on a golf course. The restaurant and pub, which opened in 1999, are located on the first floor of the castle and feature an American Style cuisine with a casual medieval theme. Owned by Joseph Nocito, the 33,000 square foot castle clubhouse is situated on 269 acres of land. Golf Magazine rated their course as “one of the top ten public courses in the United States.” A wonderful setting for a family banquet, wedding or reunion, this restaurant is a must see for all who visit the area.

Call our experts at Pestco (412) 252-5200 if you are the owner or manager of a commercial or industrial space within the confines of Lawrence County. We're here to help with any pest control or pest management problem as well as environmental odors and air freshening solutions provided by Air-Scent®.

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A Brief Pest-Centric Trip Through Armstrong County's History

Formally acquired from the Six Nations Native-American Confederacy by the “Last Purchase,” of the 1784 Treaty of Fort Stanwix, before the advent of white settlers in 1793, the Delaware (or Lenape) Indians inhabited this region. It was a long struggle to get the new county officially formed and authorized by the Pennsylvania General Assembly. It became a reality in March of 1849, and was given the name, Lawrence, in honor of the hero of the Battle of Boston Bay in 1813, Captain James Lawrence.

Early Pestilence Problems

The pre-historic indigenous American Mound Builders, who occupied Lawrence County long before the Lenape, left their mark, although not as plentifully as in other Pennsylvania locations. These early inhabitants lived off the land as hunters, fishermen and rudimentary farmers. There was little recourse but to surrender to the invading pests such as the Corn Borer that ravaged their corn, squash bugs and cucumber beetles favoring squash and aphids and Green Leaf beetles that destroyed their bean crops. Many believed the infestations were disguised visitations from angry deities.

The ancients received some help with natural pest control from Mother Nature. Invading pests often fell prey to hungry jays and jackdaws migrating from field to field at certain times of the year. These and other birds feasted on a great variety of insects and helped to stabilize the populations. When tobacco was introduced as an additional crop, it was considered to also be a very effective pesticide known as a fumitory. Sometimes, early farmers would go to the fields and pick off the insects one by one, collecting them in baskets and then burning them.

Economic Development

The county seat of Newcastle quickly became an industrial center because of its many natural resources, which included rich limestone quarries, iron ore and coal. Canals arrived in the 1830s and the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1850. Vast numbers of southern and eastern Europeans were drawn to the area beginning about 1875. The 1890s were the “Golden Age of Industry,” for Lawrence became the world’s leader in tin plating. The county also produced hardware, paper, pottery, cement, and linseed oil. There was always farming outside the factory areas and today, 42 percent of the county is farmland.

History only repeats itself when you let it. In the case of a business, it’s most important recorded history rests within its online reviews. Engage our Complete Facility Care program and ensure the picture painted is as hygienically clean as your facility interior »