How to Keep Centipedes Out of Your Belleview, FL House; Pest Control, Home Sealing & More

There are lots of pests that like to get in your home and cause you a heart attack when they come sneaking around a corner or out of your shoe. Any type of pest should cause you some concern and should have you calling for pest control services. Pests that are able to get in your house can lead to an infestation and can be a reason that other pests get in the house as well. You want to make sure that the existence of any pest in your house is taken serious. One of the pests you may start to see more and more of is the centipede. They are not something you do not need to worry too much about in terms of bite, stings or attacks because they would rather keep away from you. That does not mean that you want them in you home though. Pest911 outlines what you can do to keep centipedes out of your house.

What is a Centipede?

Centipedes are a pest that you may start to see around and even in your house. They are a pest that is known for the many pairs of legs that are attached to a long slender body. They usually have one pair of legs for each of the segments of the body. They come in a variety of species, sizes, shapes and even colors. They are a pest that are found in many areas around the world and some of them can very dangerous. The great thing is that the ones that you are likely dealing with have some level of venom but not enough to cause you any trouble more than a bee sting might.

Moisture Attracts Centipedes

One of the things you will start to notice is that when you see a centipede it is likely around a damp towel or foliage. They love to be around an area that offers cover as well as moisture. If you think about where in and around your home that fits this description; the kitchen, bathrooms and of course plant material are the main areas. If you have a basket of clothes in your bathroom or a rag left on the counter in your kitchen you may be attracting centipedes. They also can be in the leaves that fall off your tree. You want to make sure that you keep these types of things up and off the floor or clean and put away.

Centipede & Pest Control

Just like any type of pest centipedes seem to find a way into your home from cracks, crevices and open doors and windows. You want to make sure there is a barrier around your home and in it so that if a pest were to make its way to one of these areas they would not survive. This is only accomplished when you use pest control services. Pest911 are able to come out and treat for centipedes as well as the pests that they might want to feed on all year round. Call us today to schedule your next appointment.



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