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Waynes is the preferred pest control provider in Athens, Alabama and across the Tennessee valley. Our Smartpest service is customized to protect your home or business from ants, termitescockroaches, spiders, and rodents. Your Waynes pest professional starts with a thorough inspection of your home. They receive extensive training in Waynes University and know exactly how to pinpoint your pest control needs and exterminate any pest problems. . 

Waynes uses cutting-edge technology to provide state-of-the-art exterminator services for Athens, Alabama homes or businesses. 95% of pest invasions begin outside, so we create a 10-foot barrier to prevent pest problems from the outside in. We use passive infrared monitors that alert us at the first sign of rodents advancing on your home, and our pest professionals respond before you even know you have a problem. Waynes has your home protected 24/7/365 with the digital technology of our Smartpest treatments. 

Waynes has been the pest control leader in Alabama since 1973.

Waynes provides organic pest control and extermination services in Athens, AL, using only the safest methods to protect your family and pets. Your home is your happy place, and you don't have time for uninvited pests. Our services target insects, spiders, and rodents, and we can prevent most pest problems without even having to come inside. 

Athens is situated in the beautiful Tennessee Valley, just above Wheeler Lake. Waynes is committed to preserving the natural beauty around Athens for generations to come. Fortunately, the pest control approaches that are best for your family are also the most responsible choice for preserving our local ecosystems and waterways. We are proud that our efforts have been recognized with membership in the EPA's Environmental Stewardship Program.

Waynes Envirolawn ensures your lawn is barefoot good. Our custom blend of fertilizers supports healthy roots, laying the foundation for your lush lawn. Also, Waynes eliminates pests that threaten your grass like ants, grubs, and mole crickets. 

Waynes takes the bite out of the outdoors with our Mosquito Plus service. Mosquitoes are a constant problem around Northeast Alabama. These bloodsuckers not only cause an irritating welp, but they also carry diseases. Waynes Mosquito Plus program exterminates mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks on your property so you can enjoy your outdoor spaces.

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Common Pests in Athens, AL

Athens's hot and humid climate is ideal for a variety of pests. Each of these roaches, rodents, and pests has distinct behaviors and responds to different kinds of treatments.

Common Roaches in Athens

Common roaches in Athens include the German cockroach, the American cockroach, the smoky brown cockroach, the brown-banded cockroach, and the oriental cockroach.

Common Mice and Rats in Athens

Common rodents in Athens include the Norway rat, the roof rat, the field mouse, the house mouse, and the deer mouse.

Termites, Ants, and Spiders in Athens

Wood-destroying pests that call Athens home include eastern subterranean termites, wood-boring beetles, carpenter ants, and the carpenter bees.

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Ants in Athens

  • Pavement ants
  • Odorous house ants
  • Carpenter ants
  • Fire ants
  • Argentine ants
  • Pharoah ants

Spiders in Athens

  • Black widow spiders
  • Brown recluse spiders
  • Garden spiders
  • House spiders
  • Wolf spiders
  • Cellar spiders

Other Pests In This Area

Mosquitoes in the Athens area include known disease transmitters, Anopheles and Culex. Other pests that commonly cause problems include:

Occasional Invaders

  • Earwigs
  • Millipedes
  • Centipedes
  • Crickets

Fall Invaders

  • Kudzu bugs
  • Lady bugs
  • Boxelder bugs
  • Stink bugs


  • Bed bugs
  • Fleas
  • Ticks
  • Wasps
  • Hornets
  • Flies
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What You Should Know About Fighting Pests in Athens, AL

Athens, AL's southern climate makes it an ideal habitat for insects, spiders, and rodents. In a region like this, prevention is the most-effective approach to pest control. Waynes Smartpest follows a year-round treatment schedule to create a 10-foot barrier to keep pests out, and we can usually do it without even having to come inside.

Residential Pest Control in Athens, AL

Pests are always looking for a way into your house, so Waynes Smartpest protects your home 24/7/365. Our pest professional will customize a prevention and extermination treatment plan based on your needs to keep your home pest-free.

Commercial Exterminator Services for Businesses, Restaurants, and Hotels in the greater Athens Area

Nothing can damage your reputation faster than a pest problem. Mouse and roach problems can be catastrophic for employee morale, not to mention the effect it can have on your customers. Waynes is the leading pest control partner for restaurantshealthcarewarehouses, office buildings, and other businesses in Athens, and we are committed to ensuring your business never has to deal with the fallout from an uninvited pest.

Waynes Smartpest service uses the latest technology to eliminate pests to keep customers and employees safe. We use passive infrared technology to detect and exterminate rodents before you even know you have a problem, and we do it without using dangerous rodenticides, making Smartpest ideal for restaurants, warehouses, and other sensitive environments.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Pest Control & Exterminators in Athens, AL

Waynes pest prevention services are effective against all kinds of north Alabama pests, including ants, bed bugs, cockroachesfleas, ticksmosquitoesrodentsspiders, and termites. In Waynes University, our pest professionals are trained to identify the kinds of insects, spiders, and rodents that infest your home, so they know the best ways to prevent them and protect you.

Consistent, year-round treatment outside your home is the most effective way to prevent pest problems in the Tennessee valley. This is usually easier and cheaper than waiting until you have an infestation. We provide a free inspection to tailor our approach to your specific needs.

Pest prevention prices vary depending on your situation, but the most expensive pest control is dealing with the fallout from an infestation that has already damaged your home or business. Our pest professionals are trained to provide a free inspection to customize a quote so you only get the services you need.

Pest dangers for Athens, AL include property damage and disease. Termites and ants can chew through your woodwork rapidly, while mosquitoes and rodents carry viruses and bacteria. Waynes can protect you from these dangers with our family and pet-friendly services.

Formosan termites were discovered in Alabama in the 1980s. They are not yet common in Athens, AL, but even our native termite species can evade liquid treatments that some companies use and cause extensive damage. Many homeowners find out too late that they do not have a true termite warranty to cover damage caused by termites. Waynes uses the Sentricon system to eliminate termites and provides an industry-leading warranty to ensure you are covered.

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