Identifying Pests

House Cricket

House crickets enter homes seeking moisture. Once in the homes they can damage fabrics such as wool, cotton, silk and synthetics.

 

 

Leaf Bug

Leaf bugs come in many shapes and sizes and is one of the masters of camouflage. This particular one looks like leaves in the surrounding area.

 

 

Green Bottle Fly

Green bottle flies are almost twice the size of the house fly and are commonly seen during the summer months.

 

 

Cluster Fly

Cluster flies enter buildings in late summer and early fall to find a place to hibernate such as attics, wall voids, door and window casings and other protected areas.

 

Subterranean Termites

Termites feed 24 hours a day 7 days a week all year long.

Each year termites cause 5 billion dollars in property damage. 

The average mature colony for termites can consist of 60,000 to 1 million workers.

 

Raccoon

 

Argentine Ant

Argentine Ants nest indoors near sources of moisture such as pipes, sinks, potted plants, etc.

 

 

Bed Bugs Behind Headboard

Bed bugs can often be found harboring behind headboards, this is especially true in hotels but can be found in this area in residential homes.

Bed Bugs

 

 

Carpenter Bees

Resemble bumble bees, however the top surface of the abdomen is larger, bare and shiny.

 

 

Nocturnal Orb Weaving Spiders

Spider