Tooele Utah is a beautiful town set off to the side of the hustle and bustle of Salt Lake City. Known as a smaller town with a more relaxed vibe than the surrounding towns have to offer. While Tooele is a great town with many beautiful sites to see, there are also some sites that you probably prefer that you wouldn’t have to see.

Tooele is known for its many pioneer artifacts that show their rich history and love for their town. Just like the pioneers came through the small town many years ago, different kinds of pests have been around for many years as well. If you find pests inside of your home or taking over your yard you don’t have to allow it. Maintaining the character and history of the town of Tooele is important and allowing mice to take over or termites to eat at your home is not preserving the heritage that is so strong there. Elevate Pest Control can come and remove the pests for you so you can keep your home and town looking as great as it did many years ago.

What Pests Need to be Watched For?

There are a series of pests that are prevalent in old town like Tooele. If you are knowledgeable about the pests that may invade your home you will be better prepared to watch for them and call a pest control company if you think your home is being invaded.


Termites are one of the more problematic pests in old towns. Termites can be very destructive in a short amount of time. It does not take a team of termites long to eat away at wood structures that are holding up your home. With older homes in old towns comes old wood that is holding their home together. The aged wood is a great target for termites because it is easier to deconstruct. You can not replace an old home’s character. Watching closely for signs of termites is the only way to protect your old home from termites.


Wasp nests are also something that you need to pay close attention to. Wasps will take over a space any chance they are given. They especially like to build nests inside of architectural character nooks and crannies.  Because old homes have so many pretty architectural detail there are many opportunities for wasps to build nests on your home. We all know that wasps are pests that inflict pain upon the body when they sting. But, there are more things that you need to pay attention to when you find wasps nests on your home. They can actually be destructive to the home’s structure. Their constant movement and dirtiness will make wear and tear on your home. They can also eat at your structure in order to make their nests.