Bees, Hornets & Wasps
Exterior ants such as Fire Ants and White Footed Ants will nest in the ground, in tree trunks, under garden pavers, etc. Fire ants can be very dangerous and will bite and sting small animals and humans. Exterior type ants will enter your home using branches or overgrown shrubs touching the house.
Subterranean termites live in the ground and continuously enter and exit your home to feed on the wood. They enter thru very small cracks in the foundation or build shelter tubes out of soil to travel into the home. They are very quick feeders and can cause serious damage to your home.
Drywood termites live directly inside the wood in your home. They can also live in wooden furniture, wood flooring, even picture frames and kitchen cabinets. They can be treated locally in certain cases. However, the tent fumigation is the most effective way of eliminating drywood termites.
Bedbugs will feed on humans or their pets and are usually found in bedding or areas close to where you sleep. They are attracted to our carbon dioxide signature as we rest. They are small reddish brown insects that can leave welts on your skin. They can be difficult to detect and eliminate so a thorough inspection is a critical first step in eradicating a bedbug infestation.
Drain flies feed on decaying organic matter that includes sewage, plants, fruits and meats. This can include food debris in your sink drains. Adults live for approx 3 weeks and will lay several dozen eggs inside drains. Eggs will hatch within 48 hours. They are harmless but a persistent nuisance.
A small jumping insect that feeds on the blood of mammals and birds. Fleas can live more than 100 days without a blood meal. They can transmit diseases to both humans and animals and are the number one cause of skin disease on pets. A female can lay up to 50 eggs at a time that can hatch within as little as 6 days. Two treatments are usually required to eliminate fleas from your home.
A parasitic insect that feeds on the blood of humans and other animals. Some species transmit dangerous diseases such as Lyme Disease. They are found in tall grass and wooded areas, attach themselves to the host animal, feed, then drop off to molt or lay eggs. Lawn and shrub treatments, as well as regularly checking your pets, are crucial ways to help prevent tick infestations.
Spider mites, bird mites, dust mites, etc. Spider mites feed on indoor and outdoor plant matter and are usually found on the underside of leaves. Bird mites are commonly found in nesting sites. If birds are no longer present, they can seek out blood meals from humans and cause severe irritation. Dust mites feed on dead skin humans shed everyday and are commonly found on carpeting, pillows and mattresses.
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