Tag: Centipedes

Tips To Prevent Occasional Invaders

When most people think of a pest infestation, they likely think of bed bugs, cockroaches or rodents. However, there are many other pests that can quickly become a nuisance for homeowners.  These pests include boxelder bugs, centipedes, earwigs, house crickets, ladybugs, millipedes, pillbugs,... more
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Pests Commonly Found in the Bathroom​​​​​​​

Though the bathroom is where we go to get clean, a pest infestation in this area of the house can leave you feeling gross, no matter how hard you scrub. Mainly due to their attraction to moisture, a number of bugs are typically found in bathrooms. These pesky invaders include... more
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Centipedes In Your Home

There is only one benefit of having centipedes around your house.  That is that they feed on other smaller insects such as ants, termites and bugs. Although, they can be so annoying seeing a lot of them running around your house. "Food" is the main reason of their presence. Ants are one among the... more
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Where Do Centipedes Come From?

Where Did They Come From? House centipedes originated in the Mediterranean region of the world. But the earliest reported sighting in the United States was in 1849. They were most likely transported here by some cargo ship. When you encounter a house centipede, it will most likely be in the... more
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Why Are Centipedes In My Home?

Why Do I Have Centipedes? House centipedes are hunters! They are what is known as insectivores, meaning that they hunt and kill other insects! Great right, who doesn't want something to killing other insects? But wait, doesn't that mean if I have seen these things in my home, it means that my... more
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Buggy Basements and Attics

Hopefully you all have lots of Thanksgiving leftovers as you may need them to save you from cooking through the weekend! What’s the next Holiday??? Christmas!! And if any of you are like me…the tree goes up no later than Sunday! This means digging in our dusty buggy basements and attics to get... more
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Sowbugs, Millipedes, and Centipedes in the Home

During late summer and fall millipedes and sowbugs can leave the soil and leaf litter and crawl into homes, sometimes in very large numbers. They enter through cracks in foundations, around ground-level windows, and under doors. They are commonly found in basements although they may also be found... more
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