Primary Seasons: Summer, Fall , Winter, Spring
Occasional pest invaders are a common problem that many homeowners face. These pests are not necessarily always present in your home but can come in from the outside in search of food, shelter, or warmth. Although these pests may not pose a significant health risk to humans, they can be a nuisance and cause damage to your property.
COMMON TYPES OF OCCASIONAL PEST INVADERS
- Silverfish: Silverfish are wingless insects with a silvery, metallic appearance. They are often found in dark, damp areas, such as basements or bathrooms, and feed on carbohydrates.
- Centipedes and Millipedes: Centipedes and millipedes are both elongated, many-legged creatures that can be found indoors or outdoors. They are often attracted to moist environments and may enter homes in search of water.
- Strawberry Root Weevils: Strawberry Root Weevils are small dark brown beetles that invade homes during the summer months. They can be quite a nuisance to homeowners. These weevils can be found crawling on bathroom surfaces, cupboards, floors, walls, and ceilings. Despite their presence, these beetles are harmless and do not pose a threat to humans, pets or property.
- Pill Bugs: Pill bugs, also known as roly-polies, sow bugs or armadillo bugs are small, grey-brown, armored bugs that curl into a ball when threatened. They are most commonly found in damp areas, such as under rocks, logs, or in basements and although they are not harmful to humans, they can become a nuisance when they enter homes in search of moisture.
- Wood Cockroaches: Wood cockroaches may wander or be carried into homes and are often mistaken for other types of cockroaches. They typically stay indoors for a few weeks in the spring but they do not damage homes or furniture, making them more of a nuisance than a threat.
HOW TO PREVENT OCCASIONAL PEST INVADERS
Preventing occasional pest invaders from entering your home is essential. One way to do this is by sealing all cracks and crevices in your home's exterior, including windows, doors, and foundation. Additionally, proper sanitation practices, such as regularly cleaning up food spills and keeping garbage sealed, can reduce the attractiveness of your home to pests.
If you have or suspect an occasional invader pest infestation, call Madsen Pest Management. Here’s the process our Madsen team will follow to get rid of your pest problem:
During the initial customer call, we discuss the occasional invader issue, and with a good description, we can often identify the pest without the need for an initial inspection.
Identify & Property Inspection
If necessary our technicians will perform an inspection to identify the type of occasional invader infestation in your home. Once the occasional invader is identified we create a customized treatment plan to address them.
TreatmentWe’ll clear your home or business of the occasional invader pests using the best techniques for your infestation.
Annual ControlOccasional invader pests can be recurring. The treatment process may take yearly or seasonal treatments to help prevent occasional pest invaders from becoming an infestation.
Occasional pest invaders can be a frustrating problem for home and business owners. If you're dealing with a pest problem, it's important to contact a professional pest control service like Madsen Pest Management. Our expert technicians will quickly and efficiently identify and address your pest issue. Effective and efficient pest control is what we do best! Give us a call at (715) 791-4777 to schedule an inspection and treatment today.
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