Types of Pests

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When it comes to combating bugs, homeowners are definitely outnumbered. And this is one of the most typical reasons why homeowners call professional exterminators. Whether you are experiencing the nuisance of insects outdoors or indoors, these critters or insects are really annoying. They are the unwanted guests that you don’t want around because of the danger and risks they pose to the foundation of your home. These pests are also detrimental to the health of the people that live in your home. Fortunately for you, pest control companies are experienced and knowledgeable enough to get rid of these pests for you. If you ever tried to do this on your own, you know how difficult this can be. You might be able to eliminate these pests for a while, but if not done professionally, they will return time after time. What kind of insects are you finding in your home?

Brown Recluse Spiders

The brown recluse spider can be found in Arizona. It is one of the annoying pests that you need to avoid. It makes an irregular web of threads. These spiders build those webs in sheds, garages, woodpiles, cellars, dry places and closets. When these spiders are found in homes, they tend to love cardboard. This may be due to its resemblance to decaying tree bark, which is their natural habitat.  In the home, you may find them in shoes, bed sheets, stacked clothing, dressers and even in the toilet.


Cockroaches are carriers of diseases and bacteria like salmonella and E Coli. Therefore, you don’t want these insects in your home. They can contaminate your food and your entire kitchen including your cooking equipment.


Similar to flies, ants are known to follow food. It doesn’t matter if you leave the food outside or in the kitchen. Once you leave food outside of a refrigerator, especially cooked food, ants will follow its path.


Earwigs are some burrowing species of insects. They are about half an inch in length and reddish brown. These little insects love to come out at night and in the summer months, although, they are also active during the year. Similarly like other insects, earwigs are an issue when they nest in your home.

Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are not carriers of diseases like the cockroach, but they can bite and when they do, you may itch or experience red welts on your skin. They are present in mattresses and once they are present, it can cause you insomnia and anxiety. Don’t let the bed bugs bite.


Rodents are also annoying pests that can enter into your home through a crack. Once rodents come inside of your home, they can severely damage your home; chewing wood, cardboards, plaster and wall boards. A professional exterminator has to implement a comprehensive plan to get rid of these rodents from your home.


Insect control is so important to make you feel safer in your home. It can be gross to live with spiders, ants, cockroaches, rodents and earwigs. No one wants to have to be susceptible to diseases and have to watch food on the table. Contact your local professional exterminator for help with controlling pests in your home.

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