Bay Area Pest Control was started in 2008 by Steven Ha, according to Yelp. It appears to be run by Steven and one or two associates, so it is pretty small. According to reviews, Bay Area Pest Control uses environmentally friendly chemicals to treat ants, bed bugs, cockroaches, mice, rats, and pretty much anything else that might be a problem. Its current address is 301 Peninsula Ave, San Francisco, CA 94134. Bay Area covers several areas around San Francisco: customers from San Mateo, San Jose, Burlingame, Daly City, and Danville all left reviews on Yelp.
Unfortunately, Bay Area Pest Control no longer has a website, so exact information on its products is not available. According to Yelp reviews, the company uses friendly products. One reviewer mentioned the consideration that the owner, Steven, took in explaining to the customer’s pregnant wife what chemicals were involved in case she wanted to check with her doctor. Most reviews reported that Bay Area did a great job of eliminating pests, including ants, fleas, mice, wasps, and more. However, one reviewer complained that the traps that Bay Area set were not active and thus ineffective for catching the pests they were intended for. Most other reviews reported effective traps, plugs for rat holes, and chemical treatments.
According to most reviewers, the owner of Bay Area Pest Control is a very kind, intelligent, and friendly man. He is reportedly also very busy, so appointments usually need to be scheduled in advance. The prices for Bay Area’s services appear reasonable. One reviewer mentioned that the company offered a free initial inspection. A couple of other reviewers reported a $50 charge for wire patching a hole or setting up traps. It appears that Bay Area offers to service other residences and commercial properties like restaurants. Most reviewers also mentioned that the service provided was fast and efficient.
Single star reviews mostly consisted of complaints that the treatment was ineffective or not what the customer was looking for. The sole two-star review explained that after doing the initial treatment, Bay Area never came back to finish the job and had to cancel several appointments. All positive reviews emphasized that the owner was a friendly, caring gentleman and had effectively dealt with their problem. Many of them also mentioned that the prices were reasonable. It doesn’t appear that Bay Area has any specific treatment plans, but it seems to be great at dealing with problems as soon as they come up and making sure that the payment requested is not too high.
Overall, there is not a ton of information to go on, but Bay Area Pest Control seems to be an average small business. Some treatments are effective and some are not, but most people are impressed with the friendliness of the owner and exterminator. In addition, it is apparent that the price is great for the value provided.
Ed has been working in the pest control industry for years helping 1,000's of homeowners navigate the world of insect and rodent management. He manages Pest Strategies now helping homeowners around the world!
The Good And The Bad test
- Friendly staff
- Fair prices
- Efficient service
- Small service area
- Inconsistent treatment success
- Small and busy staff
Date founded: 2008?
Address: 301 Peninsula Ave, San Francisco, CA 94134