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Pest Control in Rockford Illinois

Rockford is located right on the bank of the Rock river. The Rock river also meets one of its largest tributaries, the Kishwaukee river, within the city limits. Much of the length of the Kishwaukee has been developed into forest preserves, helping further reinforce Rockford’s reputation as “The Forest City.” Between its access to shoreline and its mature forests, Rockford retains a naturalistic charm, despite its urban convenience and population.

Of course, along with the natural splendor of Rockford’s many rivers and forests… come the pests. Fortunately, you don’t need to worry about those pests; you just need to call Plunkett’s Pest Control. Plunkett’s has been helping Rockford and the rest of the Winnebago county with pest infestations of all sizes and severity for a long time. Whatever your home or businesses’ pest problem, Plunkett’s is the place to call. We’ve got Rockford covered.

Pest Problems in Rockford

Waterborne pests like mosquitoes and cockroaches love cities near water because they provide breeding grounds and convenient food. Forest-dwelling pests like ticks, termites, ants, and spiders love cities near parks and woods because they have shelter… and food. Rockford is a prime destination for all of these pests. Here are some of the most common pests plaguing Rockford, and what Plunkett’s can do about each of them:

  • Mosquitoes: Mosquitoes breed in sources of standing water before they move in-land for food. Plunkett’s offers one-time or ongoing, seasonal mosquito treatment programs that remove mosquitoes and keep them from coming back.

  • Cockroaches: Roaches take shelter in dark, secluded, and humid environments. They gravitate toward water before heading in-land. Plunkett’s roach treatment programs eliminate 75% of roaches in one week and 100% within six.


  • Ticks: Ticks hunt, or “quest” near any footpath or yard where they think they’ll be able to find prey. They’re particularly common in heavily forested or green areas. Plunkett’s can find and remove tick infestations, and make sure they can’t come near you again.

  • Spiders: Spider build their nests near access points where they’re confident they’ll be able to capture prey. You’ll find them anywhere you find other pests. Plunkett’s can remove webs, seal access points, and keep spiders from getting in again.

Local. Effective. Serving with Integrity.

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

“We’ve always been impressed with your company and your employees…but I just wanted to let you know I just met Brian, our new Plunkett’s technician and was greatly impressed by his knowledge of the ‘pest control world’. He really knows his stuff – not just mice, which was our issue this time, but all types of pests. His professionalism and lovely personality are very important, when you think of someone coming in your home.” - LeeAnn E., Rockford, IL

When it comes to finding the best “pest control near me”, residents and business owners from Freeport to Rochelle and Marengo to Rockton can count on Plunkett’s.

Keeping Pests in Their Place, Not Yours!

Our Local Team

Brian Rowland
Brian Taylor
Jamie Scobee
Jason Foster
Kallen Jepson
Lukas Jepson
Ritchie Lindstrom
Tommy Perkins

We proudly serve the following cities:

AMBOY
BELVIDERE
BYRON
CHANA
CHERRY VALLEY
DIXON
ELEROY
FLAGG STATION
FORRESTON
FRANKLIN GROVE
FREEPORT
GARDEN PRAIRIE
KENT
LANARK
LENA
LOVES PARK
MACHESNEY PARK
MOUNT MORRIS
ORANGEVILLE
OREGON
PAW PAW
PEARL CITY
ROCHELLE
ROCK FALLS
ROCKFORD
ROCKTON
ROSCOE
SOUTH BELOIT
STEWARD
WEST BROOKLYN
WINNEBAGO
WINSLOW

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