Common Pests

Spiders & Centipedes
Spiders & Centipedes

Centipede- have a flattened body with 15 pairs of long, jointed legs attached along the sides. Spider- is a small creature with eight legs and two fangs that makes webs, nests and cocoons out of the silk that it produces.

Cockroaches
Cockroaches

Cockroaches have flat, oval-shaped bodies. The bodies of cockroaches are oily to the touch and may be cool or warm, depending on the temperature of their environment. The head of a cockroach is small and is covered by a shield-like pronotum. Cockroaches have six long, spiny legs that allow them to run quickly across. Cockroaches are one of the most commonly noted household pest insects. They feed on human and pet food and can leave an offensive odor.

Ants
Ants

It's easy to recognize ants, with narrow waists, bulbous abdomens, and elbowed antennae. There are many types of ants from, Fire ants, Carpenter ants, Crazy ants, Argentine ants, Pharaoh ant and Ghost ants. In order to treat ants they need to be identified.

 Bed Bugs
Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are insects and by definition, have six legs. Bed bugs are elusive during daylight hours and are nocturnal so it is not easy to observe bed bugs during the day. Bed bugs do not fly as they have no wings and move by crawling or “hitchhiking” on baggage or items carried by humans including clothing. Bed bug control is more than removing visible bed bugs. Eggs must be denatured or removed as well or they will hatch a new generation of infestation

Fleas
Fleas

Fleas are parasitic six-legged insects that feed on the blood of their hosts. Their bodies are made for jumping and their compressed shape means that it's also easy for them to run through the hair of your pet. Fleas thrive in warm, humid conditions at low altitudes. Their droppings, the reddish-brown "flea dirt" that you see on your pet, is actually what larvae need to feed on to live.

Rats
Rats

Rats are various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents. They typically having a pointed snout and a long, sparsely haired tail. There are many species of rodent that are called rats -- kangaroo rats, cotton rats, Norway rats, black rats, African pouched rats, naked mole rats, wood rats, pack rats, Polynesian rats, and many others. Rats are some of the most troublesome and damaging rodents in the United States. They eat and contaminate food, damage structures and property, and transmit parasites and