Pest Identifier

Here you will find many examples of common household pest in your area.
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Ants


There are three main types of ants here in the south. The most common of which are the fire ant, carpenter ant, or what we like to call nuisance ants.

Spiders


Although there are many different types of spiders in the south, we will focus on the two that are a danger to humans and animals. That includes the black widow and brown recluse.

Smokey Brown Roach
Smokey Brown Roach

The smoky brown cockroach may come indoors to look for food and even to live; generally, however, in warm weather, it will move outdoors.

Oriental Roach
Oriental Roach

Also known as a "water bug", this roach can be found in damp areas such as sewers, damp basements, or mulch beds.

American roach
American roach

Often misidentified as a palmetto bug, the American cockroach is the largest species of common roach. The insect can travel quickly, often darting out of sight when someone enters a room, and can fit into small cracks and under doors despite its fairly large size. It is considered one of the fastest running insects.

Smokey Brown Roach
Smokey Brown Roach

The smoky brown cockroach may come indoors to look for food and even to live; generally, however, in warm weather, it will move outdoors.

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Cockroaches

 

The number one household pest we hear from customers are cockroaches. We have listed the most commonly seen roaches here.

Earwig
Earwig

Earwigs are fairly abundant and are found in many areas around the world. There is no evidence that they transmit diseases to humans or other animals. Their pincers are commonly believed to be dangerous, but in reality, even the curved pincers of males cause little or no harm to humans. It is a common myth that earwigs crawl into the human ear and lay eggs in the brain.

Earwig
Earwig

Earwigs are fairly abundant and are found in many areas around the world. There is no evidence that they transmit diseases to humans or other animals. Their pincers are commonly believed to be dangerous, but in reality, even the curved pincers of males cause little or no harm to humans. It is a common myth that earwigs crawl into the human ear and lay eggs in the brain.

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Other Common Insects

 

Here are a few other common insects you might find roaming around your home.