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Cowleys Wins Asbury Park Press's 2021 Best of the Best Community Choice Awards for Monmouth County!
Cowleys Services has been voted Monmouth County's BEST of the BEST 2021 Pest Control Provider by the Asbury Park Press!... [Read more]
Cowleys Voted Top 10 Best Places To Work in NJ!
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Jill Esposito Celebrates 15 Years at Cowleys
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Here at Cowleys Pest Services we not only adhere to the highest pest control standards, our goal is to provide you with an excellent experience and service in Plainsboro and nearby NJ.

From your first phone call through treatment and follow-up we at Cowleys Pest Services pledge to give you great customer service while fixing your pest problem.

Since 1991, we have been treating a wide variety of pests, bedbugs, insects and rodents -- just contact us to get more details on your home or building's issue. Take advantage of our expertise to get rid of unwanted pests or animals in your Plainsboro, NJ home.

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At Cowleys Pest Services we also have pest control plans where we routinely inspect your home or building and apply needed solutions ahead of developing a recurring pest problem. Our pest service plans have different levels too, to best suit your needs that you can change over time if needed. From our Green Service Plan to our Platinum Service Plan, we'll keep your home pest-free.

Business & Home Pest Services We Offer in Plainsboro:

  • Bedbug Extermination
  • Flea Control
  • Termite Control
  • Pest Control
  • Exterminators
  • Rodent Control
  • Ant, Beetle, Spider, Insect Control
  • Tick Control Services
  • Pest, Bird and Animal Control Services 
  • Attic Insulation Services
  • Gutter Guards
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Expertise and Technical Know-How to Fix Your Pest Problem
  • Financing Available
  • Written Estimates and Inspections
Case Studies From Plainsboro
A new client in Plainsboro, NJ, frantically called our office after her son was stung by several hornets' in her attic (fortunately, her son wasn't...
The owner of a commercial building in Plainsboro, NJ discovered that he had German cockroaches in his kitchen. So he called Cowleys for help and we...
Job Stories From Plainsboro, NJ
Yes, termites can eat parts of sheetrock - Termite control & removal in Plainsboro, NJ

Homeowners in Plainsboro found termite damage on a section of sheetrock (drywall) inside their garage. While most everyone knows that termites devour wood, many are surprised to learn that termites can also damage processed building materials. One of the most common materials destroyed by termites is sheetrock. Sheetrock is a plasterboard made of gypsum sandwiched between two sheets of heavy paper. Gypsum is a soft mineral that is used as a fertilizer and as a primary material in sheetrock and other building products. While termites do not eat gypsum, as this homeowner found out, they easily destroy sheetrock by eating its “edible” paper coating. 

Termites infesting a home can potentially eat and destroy any material made of cellulose. What’s cellulose? It’s an organic fiber that is a type of carbohydrate. Cellulose is the main component of plant cell walls. It’s what  gives wood its remarkable strength. Because of its strength and durability, we use wood to build many of our long-lasting structures, including homes, that are still standing, even after more than a century. 

Humans don’t have the enzymes to digest the cellulose. For us, it’s just an  undigestible fiber that helps keep our digestive tract flowing smoothly. However, many other animals can digest cellulose. For example, cows, horses, and many other animals eat grasses and plants. However, none of these animals holds a candle to termites. These insects are the true kings of cellulose digestion. They not only eat wood (whether it’s a dead tree stump or the plywood used to build a home), but also any processed materials containing cellulose. Termites will eat and destroy a variety of cellulose-containing materials that bear no resemblance to anything that was once living. We’ve seen termite damage to carpet, insulation, cardboard, fabric, and, as this homeowner learned the hard way, sheetrock paper. 

Unfortunately, termites typically damage walls form the inside out and visible wood damage is a late sign of termite trouble. Earlier signs, such as mud tubes built by termites where they enter the home, are subtle. Often, they are only observed by a licensed termite expert during a termite inspection. It’s important to periodically have your home inspected for termites, not just when you require to have one in order to sell your home. By then, you may have already suffered significant hidden damage. Also, many homeowners proactively protect their home against termite damage by installing a Sentricon termite protection system. 

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Work Requests From Plainsboro, NJ
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Remove wasp or hornet nest from the window
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House is 37 years old, and noticed old mouse droppings in the attic on insulation. Is this something that can be removed?
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Voles destroying gardens and lawn. Would like to get an estimate on how to get rid or control them.
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Bed cleaning and fumigation certificate for mattress export
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Too many cockroaches
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We have chipmunks burrowing between the driveway and the house foundation. There are several in our yard and they are causing damage.
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Snake removal estimate from yard.
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Small black ants in 1st and 2nd floor of the house. Seen a few black carpenters on the 1st floor as well.
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Hearing noises in attic looks like squirrel
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We think we may have bed bugs and would like an inspection
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Need to remove bird nest from vent and place guards on three vents.
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Crawl basement water leak inspection and if found issue fix
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Pet Control and Squirrel removal
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I am finding a few ants around my condo.
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We say a bedbug crawling on floor, we didn't experience bites so far. Looking for a clear inspection as soon as possible. Please let me know the estimation for inspection. Thanks!
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I sae dead roaches and live roaches in the kitchen. I just moved in 2 days back to my apartment.
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Roach in the kitchen!!!!
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See mold on dry wall
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Live in a townhouse and have squirrels in my attic , they are starting to chew through the ceiling drywall. Help
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My house in under contract to sell and new owners are allergic to mold - the home inspector found two suspected mold areas that I need to clean up - and verified