Dealing With Occasional Invaders
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Every so often, an unknown insect is going to enter your home. In most cases, it is looking for something to eat but it may be passing through. During the winter, this invader might be seeking warmth. Occasional invaders tend to be found in basements, bathtubs, crawl spaces, and cupboards. Usually, they will not cause any problems, and they shouldn’t transmit dangerous diseases. Still, you’ll likely want to get rid of them as soon as possible.
Below, you’ll find a list of some of the most common occasional invaders.
- Earwigs – Earwigs like moist locations.
- Centipedes – You will likely find centipedes in your sinks or showers.
- Pill bugs – Pill bugs are also referred to as rolly pollies.
- Silverfish – This insect consumes starches and other carbohydrates
- And, cluster flies
Why Does My Home Have Occasional Invaders?
It is difficult to know why the insect has entered your home. These pests have entered your home through one opening or another. They’re likely searching for life’s necessities including food, shelter, and water.
Are Occasional Invaders Dangerous?
In most cases, an occasional invader is not going to be dangerous. It shouldn’t pose a threat. Nevertheless, the insect can be a nuisance so you’ll want to get rid of it. In addition to this, you’ll want to keep other occasional invaders out of your home.
What Should I Do To Get Rid Of Occasional Invaders?
Ultimately, the best solution is good prevention. You need to prevent the insect from entering your home. If they sneak inside, you can get rid of them by using a vacuum cleaner. If the infestation is too large or you can’t stomach it, you should contact us. A technician will come to your home and give you a free inspection. We’ll help you figure out what is wrong and we’ll get rid of the pests for you. If you use a vacuum to get rid of the insect, you’ll want to dispose of the vacuum bag correctly. Be sure to place it inside a plastic bag before throwing it into the garbage outside.
When Can You Get Started?
You’ll want to call us so you can get rid of the occasional invader as soon as possible. We typically begin within 24 to 48 hours.
Are Your Treatment Options Safe?
Occasional invader treatments are typically safe. However, it will depend on the company you’re working with. To avoid risks and future problems, you should choose us. We have strict guidelines for our technicians so we can protect our clients. We only use EPA-registered products as well.
Can I Stop Occasional Invaders From Entering My Home?
There are several things you can do to stop occasional invaders from entering your home. Be sure to use the following tips to reduce the risks.
- Keep your home clean.
- Store food in airtight containers.
- Get rid of the garbage and take the bags outside.
- Fill in all cracks and crevices on exterior walls.
- Deal with water leaks and eliminate excess moisture.
- Check all bags, plants, and packages before bringing them inside.
- Check for mold and mildew under your sink, in your attic, and in your basement. Deal with such problems immediately.