Ehrlich Pest Control Review

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In a Nutshell

Ehrlich is a professional pest control company with over 90 years of experience, certified technicians, and branches all over the country. Thanks to its in-house entomologists and ongoing research into new pest control techniques, Ehrlich can cope with almost any pest, every level of infestation, and any type of property. Pet- and child-friendly techniques, green pest control options, and free site inspections add to the appeal.

pros

  • Green pest control methods are included
  • Covers dozens of pests, including wildlife management
  • Branches across the US

cons

  • No information about the guarantee for services
  • No information about the number of return treatments

Ehrlich at a Glance

Pests Covered
Ants, bedbugs, termites, wasps, rats,
cockroaches, and dozens more
Participating States
100 offices in 21 states
Response Time
24 hours, Monday to Friday
Return Treatments
As many as needed
Number of technicians
750 pest specialists

Pests Covered

Ehrlich offers an astonishingly wide range of pest control services. It serves both residential and business properties, including restaurant and food manufacturing locations, pharmaceutical properties, healthcare institutions, military facilities, and commercial sites. Because Ehrlich has branches across the country, it can provide single-source pest control for multi-site companies that appreciate using a single solution for all of their pest control needs.

Ehrlich pest treatments are pet-friendly and child-friendly, and they take care to avoid cross-contamination in locations like healthcare facilities, childcare facilities, and food manufacturing and serving centers.

Ehrlich's pest control techniques include professional fumigation as well as eco-friendly heat treatment and thermal, acoustic pest control. Ehrlich doesn't just focus on killing the pests; it aims to tackle the problem at its source by using advanced tactics like bioremediation, which uses live microorganisms to keep drains clear and prevent pests from breeding in them, and ongoing advice and guidance for moisture control, which discourages damp-loving pests as well as protecting your home from mildew and mold. Ehrlich technicians also offer three levels of vegetation control, to remove the vegetation that serves as a breeding ground for pests of all types.

You’ll be impressed by the extremely long list of pests that Ehrlich can tackle. There’s not a lot that’s not here, including birds and rodents, a range of insects, bats, spiders, and more. Every Ehrlich technician is certified and qualified, and waiting behind the scenes are expert entomologists who provide advice on unusual or difficult issues. Pests covered include:

  • Ants
  • Bedbugs
  • Bees
  • Birds
  • Cockroaches
  • Crickets
  • Fabric pests
  • Flies
  • Fleas
  • Mice
  • Mosquitoes
  • Rodents
  • Snakes
  • Food pests
  • Spiders
  • Stink bugs
  • Termites
  • Wasps
  • Ticks

Ehrlich also offers careful wildlife management for animals like squirrels, possums, skunks, chipmunks, moles, foxes, bats, and other mammals that you don’t want digging up your yard, nesting in your attic, or threatening your pets.

Pricing

Like most pest control companies, Ehrlich only provides tailored quotes, and there are no pricing tables on the website. Factors like the extent of the infestation, the size of the property, how many follow-up treatments you're likely to need, and the type of pest and method for dealing with it all affect your final price.

The good news is that Ehrlich starts with a totally free pest inspection. A technician comes to your property to investigate the situation and discuss your options. You’ll then get a cost estimate before you need to decide whether or not to proceed.

Ehrlich has a yearly subscription plan called pestfree365. This includes regularly scheduled inspections and reports, plus unlimited extra free service calls. The plan covers 36 common household pests, including bedbugs, and there's an additional termite monitoring program for an extra fee. There are no price details online, but happily, the contract is monthly, not yearly, so you can cancel whenever you want.

Guarantee

It’s great to see that Ehrlich has guaranteed pest control solutions, but it’s disappointing that there’s no information at all about that guarantee! It’s not clear if Ehrlich has a free return policy if your pests come back again within a certain period of time, or has free repeat treatments.

Customer Service

You can get in touch with Ehrlich by phone or through the online web form, so there's no need to wait. The website promises to get back to you within 24 hours, Monday to Friday. Ehrlich will also make as many return visits as needed to get the job done.

Green Pest Control

If you’re interested in protecting the environment at the same time as removing pests from your home or business, you’ll be glad to know that Ehrlich is Green Pro Certified by the National Pest Management Association. It has a green pest control process based Integrated Pest Management (IPM) that uses chemical pesticides only as a last resort.

First, the technicians will look for the source of your pest problem, and attempt to deal with it by sealing up cracks, removing whatever is attracting the pests, and using innovative approaches to physically remove pests without pesticides. Ehrlich technicians also start by using low-impact tactics like mechanical traps and organic bait. When they do use pesticides, they take care to apply them in a targeted way, so as to minimize their usage.

Testimonials

“Our technician, Enrico gives us excellent service during his monthly visits. We are a private day school with a full service kitchen. Enrico keeps our pest problems to a minimum. We are grateful for his knowledge and his friendly bearing around our students and faculty."

“We never noticed any bugs here and our Ehrlich specialists are very friendly and efficient. Thanks for taking care of us, Ehrlich!"

Bottom Line

Ehrlich is a professional, dedicated pest control company that goes to great lengths to make sure that it solves your pest issues. The fee site inspection and clear cost estimates mean that you always know exactly what you'll be getting. Residential customers are happy to get child- and pet-friendly pest control methods and business customers are relieved to discover that Ehrlich has experience working in all types of facilities and properties. What's more, Ehrlich covers just about every type of pest, includes wildlife management and a subscription pest control service, and has expert entomologists standing by to provide advanced guidance when needed.

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DH, PA
9 months ago

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Everything went well for me. I had issues with ants and they were able to fix the issue. When the ants came back, they returned to correct the cause.

H, PA
8 months ago

They have good service but aren't the most affordable but I use them because they work better than others.

BG, WA
9 months ago

Has great service and simpler to use compared to other brands. I also like the messages.

LMB, NY
7 months ago

I have used Ehrlich for years and there is only one technician I have complete confidence in.

Matthias, FL
8 months ago

It's a great overall company that I trust.

Anonymous, NJ
7 months ago

They are fine. Get the job done that I need done. They do have long contracts that I don't like.

LC, PA
8 months ago

They were ok but the employees were rude when they showed up. Had a bad ant problem and they did services half heartedly.

Larry, PA
7 months ago

Continuous ant problem, they have been out many times, yet the problem still persists and I still have ants coming in.

L, VA
8 months ago

They bought the local pest control service that I was quite happy with, but I expect them to increase prices and reduce quality of service to cover the cost of the purchase.

ME, PA
10 months ago

When I signed up years ago, I was told my service would include termite inspections and treatment as necessary; also bed bug treatment. I'm certain no one is checking for termites and now I am told "No, those are separate services". Also, prices are increasing semi-annually. Ready to look somewhere else for service or cancel all together.

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