At Banks Pest Control, Inc., we have provided superior pest control services to all of the Kern County area, including Bakersfield and Tehachapi, since 1969. Honesty and integrity are not just words on a page - they're principles in which we believe and have built our business on. We believe in providing superior customer service and quality work for your home, commercial office or real estate business.

As a professional pest control operator, we understand that pests need to be taken care of promptly. On our site, you will find information on the major aspects of pest control for all types of properties.

Offices (1)

  City Bakersfield, CA
  Zip code 93301
  Address 215 Golden State Ave
  Phone (661) 323-7858
  Today 07:30 AM ÷ 05:00 PM    
  Person Mr. Don Banks

Services (4)


Your home is an investment. At Banks Pest Control we know how hard you work to maintain it and keep it beautiful. It can be disheartening to find out that you have a pest problem. It is a fact that even the cleanest home can be infested.


From office buildings and schools, to restaurants and homeowners associations, we take care of all of your commercial pest control needs. After our initial inspections, we can design a pest control program to fit your needs.


Termites cause over 1 billion dollars in damage each year. If you suspect that you may have termites, give us a call for a free estimate. At Banks Pest Control we offer a variety of ways to control termites. Banks can also perform business and home repairs on structural damage caused by termites or dry rot from moisture conditions. Ask about our Yearly Termite Control, contact us today.

Handyman Service

You already know us and trust us with your pest control services. Why would you want to call anyone else for your handyman services? We can do home repair too! Serving the Kern County area, including Bakersfield, Tehachapi and Taft, Banks Handyman Service is your one-stop shop for home repair services that are fast, reliable and affordable. Request a quote from Banks Handyman Service.
C. R. J.

C. R. J.

Aug 21, 2017
Called to say what a great job Zach did taking care of his roach problem. He has a good personality and was very friendly. Full review ›
Robert B.

Robert B.

Dec 07, 2016
Joshua, my service man, does an excellent job each and every time. He always does what ever is necessary to give us very good service. He never short changes us on service. He gives 100% complete service always. If every service person does this, it is no wonder Banks is a leader in the best in the pest control business. Full review ›
Cindy M.

Cindy M.

Nov 16, 2016
Derek was especially helpful and observant last week. Banks hires really great people. Full review ›
Doreen B.

Doreen B.

Oct 05, 2016
Very pleased with our handymen. They were punctual and we were pleased with installation of our door. Full review ›
John & Leila R.

John & Leila R.

Jan 24, 2016
Your representative Christopher is our new service technician and I wish to express how pleased we are to have him. He is a terrific representative of your company! Pleasant, thorough and professional - Keep him! Full review ›
James Anthony

James Anthony

Dec 03, 2015
Horrible service horrible customer service. They send out a great technician on their first time out who goes above and beyond and as your year contract expires they care less and less. It came to a point where I was outside clearing webs myself the day after they claim to have serviced my home. Full review ›
Kenneth Burgess

Kenneth Burgess

Sep 09, 2015
Above and beyond. I wish all businesses were this helpful and courteous. Full review ›

Blog posts (12)

Pest of the Month: Termites, Dry Wood Termites, Subterranean Termites

What could be worse than uninvited guests? Termites! As the days get warmer, termites become more active and will search for shelter and food, which includes your home. These home wreckers are often mistaken for ants because the two look so similar, and when termites swarm they are often misidentified

Pest of the Month: WDO Reports

Buying or selling a home? Then you’ll need a WDO report! This is an inspection and written report performed by a qualified pest management professional to check for Wood Destroying Organisms like termites, wood destroying beetles, and wood decaying fungi. Getting a qualified pest management professional

Tech of the Month: Marcos Pedmolo

We are proud to announce that the Banks Pest Control Tech of the Month is Marcos Pedmolo. Over a year ago, Marcos joined our excellent team with 10 years of expertise in the pest control industry. Marcos services the North of the River area and does an outstanding job with all of our clients. Our tech

Pest of the Month: Pigeons

Birds can be beautiful but they can also be a nuisance, especially pigeons! Classified as bird pests, pigeons can carry insects such as fleas, lice, and ticks. Because of the insects and diseases they carry and transmit, they are often called flying rodents. Pigeons have become dependent on humans for

Pest of the Month: Rodents

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Don’t let it be ruined by rodents. Like us, rats and mice prefer a warm and cozy home during the frigid winter months. This means they will seek out homes and buildings with lots of food and water sources during this time of year. Access is very easy

Tech of the Month: Chris C. and Jaime M.

Banks Pest Control Technician of the month will be shared by Chris Carreon and Jaime Maldonado. Chris is a highly motivated technician that goes out of his way to make sure his customers are taken care of, and has won this award multiple times over the past year. Jamie services our clients in the Seven

Pest of the Month: Gophers & Squirrels

Gophers and squirrels provide comic relief in cartoons and movies, but there’s nothing funny about these pests in your home or on your property. These members of the rodent family can be be real headaches. Gophers prefer to remain underground where they can dig. Their runways can be up to 18 inches

Pest of the Month: Bees

Spring is here and that means that bees and wasps are out! A bee by itself is relatively harmless, but in a swarm bees can be very dangerous. A swarm of bees can indicate a nearby hive.if you see

Tech of the Month: Lawrence R

Banks Pest Control Technician of the Month will be Lawrence Remententegui. Lawrence has been a part of the Bank's team for three years, servicing our clients in the northeast areas of town. Lawrence

Pest of the Month: Fleas & Maggots

As the weather starts to get warmer, flies will become more active. Fly larva, more commonly known as maggots, can be a serious threat to household pets and even humans. A maggot infestation carries a

Tech of the Month: Chris C

Banks Pest Control's award winning Technician of the Month is Chris Carreon! Chris is well deserving of this award and is one of the few that has won it back to back. We receive repeated compliments

Pest of the Month: Food Pests

The idea of bugs and pests getting mixed up with your food is not pleasant, but it's more common than you think. The Indian Meal Moth, or flour moth, is attracted to foods such as chocolate, dried