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James Pest Control.Inc

Phone: (708) 339-6523 208 W 156th Pl, Harvey, IL 60426

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James Pest Control, Inc. is an exterminator specializing in the control and removal of nuisance species such as silverfish, bedbugs, and mice. Located in Harvey, IL, this company serves the southern suburbs of Chicago, including South Holland, Thornton, Homewood, Flossmoor, Olympia Fields, Hazel Crest, Country Club Hills, Markham, Midlothian, Robbins, Blue Island, Calumet Park, Calumet City, Glenwood, Lansing, Chicago Heights, Matteson, Alsip, Crestwood, Oak Forest, Tinley Park, Frankfort Square, Riverdale, Dolton, Orland Hills, Orland Park, Palos Heights, Palos Park, Burnham, Chicago Heights, Richton Park, and Steger. The company has been in business for over 35 years and is minority owned. This company also uses environmentally friendly and biodegradable extermination materials in order to protect the environment and ensure that children, pets, and other members of the family are not harmed along with the nuisance species.

This company exterminates pests for commercial and residential customers and works with custodial staff, managers, and the client in order to counsel them about how to avoid future infestations. Nuisance species that they can exterminate and prevent include earwigs, roaches, mice, rats, spiders, roly polies, fleas, bedbugs, centipedes, silverfish, and other similar creatures. Their approach will get rid of the infestation, determine the source of the infestation, and help the home or business owner prevent a future infestation by removing the ways that the creatures entered the home or business, take away the incentives for the creatures to entire the home or business, and change the behavior of the client to discourage the pests from returning.

Visit the website for James Pest Control, Inc. to learn more about their services, read testimonials from their clients, and contact the company to schedule a consultation.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for James Pest Control.Inc include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on James Pest Control.Inc
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: August 06, 2014 Business started: 09/19/2008 Business started locally: 09/19/2008 Business incorporated 09/19/2008 in IL
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Illinois Department of Public Health
122 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60603
Phone Number: (312) 814-2608

Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Herman James, President Ms. Denise James, Co-Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Herman James, President
Number of Employees


Business Category

Pest Control Services Pest Control Supplies & Equipment Animal & Wildlife Removal Animals - Nuisance Control - Trapping Trapping Equipment & Supplies Exterminating and Pest Control Services (NAICS: 561710)


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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