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Pest Control in Des Moines and Ames IA

Exceptional Pest Control in Des Moines, IA

In the heart of the state’s capital, Des Moines, and neighboring college town Ames’ are two large rivers, the Raccoon and Des Moines Rivers. With river land comes the dampness and humidity that draw an increased potential for pest problems.

Plunkett’s Pest Control is a trusted provider of integrated pest management services throughout Iowa, including its center. If you need local, quality pest control, you can trust in Des Moines or Ames - Plunkett’s has you covered.

Pest Control That Understands Des Moines & Ames

Two of the most densely populated cities in Iowa are Des Moines and Ames. These areas are more likely to have city-dwelling pests. This can be in contrast to many of the common farm-loving pests found elsewhere in the state.


Plunkett's Pest Control Services in Des Moines & Ames, IA

Plunkett’s is ready to help with all the pest control needs for your home or business.  If you need help identifying your pest, check out our bug ID form! Get in touch with Plunkett’s whenever you need pest control expertise. Our local Ames pest control experts have the knowledge, experience, and resources required to wipe out your pest infestation for good. Learn about some of the worst pest problems in the Des Moines area and how Plunkett’s can help!


For over 100 years, Plunkett’s has delivered honest, expert, full-service pest management services to homes and businesses.


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When it comes to finding the best “pest control near me”, residents and business owners from Avoca to Osceola and Grinnell to Webster City can count on Plunkett’s.


Frequently Asked Questions

Are Plunkett’s pest control technicians licensed and trained in the Des Moines-Ames area?

Yes! Our team of Des Moines and Ames pest control experts are locally trained and licensed to manage all of your pest problems. You can trust us to identify and eliminate all types of pest infestations native to Des Moines and the surrounding areas.

When should I schedule a pest control appointment with Plunkett’s in the Des Moines-Ames, IA area?

Right away! We make it easy to get fast and reliable pest control in Des Moines or Ames. Simply call our office or contact us online. One of our friendly customer representatives will be happy to answer your questions and get your service scheduled as quickly as possible.

What are your seasonal pest control recommendations for the Des Moines and Ames, IA area?

Spring is typically the busiest time for pests. We recommend prepping your home or business for termites and mosquitoes. In summer we help remove wasps and other stinging insects and in the fall we fortify your home against rodents and wintering insects. Plunkett’s offers several options for easy seasonal pest control. Ames and Des Moines residents can choose from our monthly HomeGuard program or our fall invaders program. Trust Plunkett’s to keep your property pest-free all year long.

How does Plunkett’s conduct a pest inspection at my property?

Eliminating your pest problem is much more than traps and baits. It means conducting a full inspection of your home or business to uncover the source of your infestation and prevent future invaders. If you’re unsure how pests are getting into your property, call Plunkett’s Pest Control of Des Moines, IA. We’ll locate the source of your problem, eliminate your current pests, and make sure they can’t come back.

What types of residential and commercial properties does Plunkett’s serve?

Plunkett’s is your Des Moines and Ames pest control expert for all types of properties. Whether you have mice in your home’s walls, cockroaches at your restaurant or beetles causing problems at your factory or warehouse, you can trust the licensed technicians at Plunkett’s to root out your pest problem and ensure your property is safe and pest-free.

How can I get an estimate for pest control services in Ames, Iowa?

For quick estimates on reliable pest control, Ames, Iowa residents can contact Plunkett’s online or by phone. Our team will assess your pest control problem and give you a quote on a comprehensive plan to fully eliminate your issues and prevent future recurrence. For estimates on our monthly pest control programs, see our HomeGuard pricing.

Our Local Team

Adam Peterson
Alex Hagen
Boe Winey
Chris Berger
Chris Carlyle
Dakota Hensley
Dan Charlson
Darryl Kuhl
Eric Watters
Greg Ashmore
Jared Miller
Jeff Spooner
Jeff Tibbetts
Jeremy Haala
Jonathan Diffley
Justin Carlson
Keith Markun
Kelly Koch
Kevin Sturm
Kyle Maas
Kyle Norland
Matt McClellan
Matthew Dobson
Michael Rovella
Mike Corbisier
Mitch Evans
Paul Gahan
Paul Seltman
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Rick Phillips
Sam Dougall
Scott Bingham
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Stan Wright
Steve Stough
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