Pest Control in Riverton

Located in the south west corner of the Salt Lake Valley, Riverton was originally known as “Gardnerville” after pioneer and mill owner, Archibald Gardner. After canals transformed the area into a thriving agricultural hub in the early 20th century, Riverton, UT became a popular place to live and work. Today, the city is still growing but maintains a rural feel with many parks and trails for residents and visitors to enjoy. With the many waterways and green spaces, however, comes more room for pests. H2 Pest Control is a local Utah-based company with many years of experience in removing the pests that infest Riverton homes and businesses. Call us today for a free quote and start living your best pest-free life!

Common Pests in Riverton, UT

With hot summers, snow in the winters, creeks, the Jordan river, parks and built-up areas, the type of pest that may decide to move into your home is as varied as Riverton itself. H2 Pest Control is proud to offer Riverton clients a totally bespoke service, personalized for each individual situation. We perform comprehensive and thorough inspections to find those pests other pest control companies might miss and, in the event that you’re not 100% satisfied, we offer a free re-service guarantee. Here are some of the most common pests you could find in your Riverton home or commercial property:


Not only are Orb Weavers, Hobo spiders and scary-looking Wolf spiders found in Riverton, UT, it’s also home to the most venomous spider in North America: the Black Widow. For any type of spider infestation, whether inside or outside your home, call H2 Pest Control and we’ll clear your property of spiders anywhere in the Riverton, UT area. Contact us today or check out our comprehensive guide on ridding your property of spiders.


If there’s one insect you can find in any environment, it’s the ant. Riverton is home to several species of ant, including the large Carpenter ant. These busy bugs can cause damage to the woodwork in your home by chewing through it to build their nests and any army of ants can spread germs and contaminate any food they can get into. Call H2 Pest Control for complete ant removal and long-lasting preventive treatments in your Riverton property. As a family run company, we stand by our free re-service guarantee and won’t consider a job done until all the ants are gone.

Ants on the floor inside house


Yellow jackets, paper wasps and hornets are the bane of most Riverton residents’ lives when summer starts. Large swarms of these stinging insects can go from just being annoying to actually being dangerous if they become aggressive. Unfortunately you might find yourself near a wasp nest without realising it so if you’ve noticed an increase in wasp activity near your home or commercial property, call the experts at H2 Pest Control. We have local knowledge of the Riverton area so can locate and remove even the most well-hidden of wasp nests. Book a visit from one of our fully licensed technicians today and take back your outdoor space.

Rats and Mice

Thanks to the canals, river and heavily urbanised areas of Riverton, rodents such as rats and mice have plenty of places to thrive. Make sure your home is not one of them. Mice and rats can cause damage to your property by chewing through wires and woodwork and also spread diseases to your family and pets. To stop a rodent infestation in its tracks, contact H2 Pest Control. From gophers in the yard to mice in the attic, we’ve got you covered anywhere in the Riverton, UT area. At H2 Pest Control, we are dedicated to eliminating pests from your household so everyone can enjoy some pest-free peace of mind.

Riverton H2 Pest Control FAQs

What if the pests in my home come back again?

  • H2 Pest Control is a professional Utah-based company with many years of pest removal experience. If you find that there are still some bugs or pests around after our comprehensive treatments have been carried out, just give us a call. We offer a re-service guarantee and will come out to your Riverton, UT property again at no charge.

Are there really disease-carrying pests in Riverton?

While it’s rare for humans to catch diseases from animals, it does happen. There have been cases of Hantavirus, which is carried by mice, in Utah as well as West Nile Virus which is spread by mosquitoes. Animals can also pass on fleas and ticks to humans which can range from merely being irritating to also causing serious conditions such as Lyme disease. If you live in Riverton, UT and have any sort of pest or rodent problem, contact H2 Pest Control to keep yourself, your family and pets safe from potential health-related issues.

What Makes Utah Company H2 Pest Control Different?

Our services are tailor-made for each individual customer. No house or pest issue is exactly the same so we don’t go for a one-size-fits-all approach. Our personalized pest control treatment plans ensure effective results and we also carry a free re-service guarantee for extra peace of mind. Contact H2 Pest Control for an efficient, effective service anywhere in the Riverton, UT area.

Strange but True Facts About Ants

Did you know…

In spite of having no ears or lungs, ants have two stomachs.

The queen of the Pogonomyrmex Owyheei species of ant can live up to 30 years, making her one of the world’s longest living insects.

A supercolony of ants was found in Argentina with nests stretching over an area more than 3,500 miles wide.

Further Resources for Pests in Riverton, UT

Hantavirus – some information about Hantavirus in Utah and how to avoid it.

Black Widow Bites – what to do if you’re bitten by a Black Widow spider in Riverton, UT.

Common Insects in Utah – a guide to the top 20 insects you might see in Riverton, UT.

Wasp Fact Sheet – information about the types of wasp common to Utah.

Arachnids of Utah – see what other creepy-crawlies might be lurking around your Riverton home.