The Kness Quality

Your best defense.

Built on a legacy of providing high-quality pest control solutions, Kness Pest Defense has manufactured innovative products for more than 95 years. Strategically located in the Midwest, our team of experienced industry professionals believes in supplying innovative, reliable and easy to use pest control products of the highest quality.

Now a third-generation family-owned company, our team’s strong midwestern work ethic, family values and commitment to excellence have helped establish Kness as the industry standard. Proven, durable and produced from the highest-grade materials, our range of pest trap products can be trusted to perform, time and time again.

We welcome you to the world of Kness Pest Defense. Your best defense.

Our Promise to You.

At Kness, our customers’ satisfaction comes first. Not only do we utilize top grade materials and stringent quality control processes, but we also hand test each and every product before it leaves our facilities. Our team believes in delivering professional grade pest control solutions aimed at improving and protecting our customers’ quality of life, whether the problem is with insects, rodents, or larger animals. Backed by a strong one-year warranty and boasting a product return rate of less than one percent, you can rest assured that Kness products are built to perform.

Whether you are a pest control professional, retailer, or a consumer, our products are manufactured with quality, simplicity and performance in mind. The 'Pro Grade Performance' icon serves as a reminder that you are receiving a high-quality, hand-tested product quality made product that is simple to set, clean and reuse.

Kness Pro Grade Performance

Pro-Grade Performance

Our team believes in delivering pro-grade pest control products aimed at improving and protecting your quality of life.

1-year warranty
Hand tested products
Simple to use
High-quality materials
Less than 1% return rate
Built to perform

Kness Products Are Proudly American Made

Built-in Quality

Built with top-grade materials right in the heart of America, Kness Pest Defense products are not only proven to perform, but to resist stains and odors and can be reused. Our easy to set, easy to clean product lineup allows you to invest in a quality, long-lasting solution without throwing your money away on low-quality disposable traps.

Each Kness Product Is Hand Tested

Rigorous quality control

Kness products are thoroughly hand tested in our production facilities. Our rigorous quality control processes provide us with an opportunity to check and re-check our work. From “the world's best mousetrap,” the Ketch-All® Multiple Catch Mousetrap, to the Kage-All® Small Animal Traps, our testing ensures that our customers receive quality traps that work every time.

Less Than 1% Return Rate of Kness Products

Less Than 1% Return Rate

Simply put, our pro grade products work. Our less than one percent product return rate is a testament to this statement. But you don’t have to take our word for it, to read customer reviews of our rodent traps, visit:

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Innovation Comes Standard.

We never settle for second best. Innovation is at the heart of everything we do and that is evident with our track record of proven performance. When it comes to production capacity and manufacturing capabilities, we are poised for continual growth. We continue to invest in production equipment and machinery to better serve our customers. Our team remains diligent and dedicated to ongoing industry research and product development to provide the world’s best pest control devices.

Quality That Performs.

All Kness products are built with integrity. Our company’s reputation wasn’t built overnight. Since 1924 we have been committed to producing reliable, reusable pest control solutions. Whether you are looking for snap traps or live capture devices, our trusted product lineup will help you attract, trap and eliminate the problem. Period.


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