Have you seen any of these pests around?THESE ARE COMMON PESTS TO OUR AREA WHICH WE FREQUENTLY ELIMINATE FROM OUR CUSTOMERS' SPACES . IF YOU HAVE SEEN ONE OF THESE PESTS IN YOUR AREA, YOU MAY HAVE AN INFESTATION.
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Full Service Pest Control
Regardless of where you live or where your office is located, there is some type of pest that can enter your establishment. Triad Pest Control offers solutions to get rid of not only the most common pests, but also the ones that you may not even see or think to look for. Browse through some of the pests we will take care of for you, so you’ll be informed and more at ease when you give us a call. Trusted for over 27 years, Triad Pest Control is your full service pest control company for all of your pest and rodent problems.
- Soft Body
- Six short legs
- Whitish or clear in color, though winged versions will be darker
- When present, wings will be twice as long as body
- Active all year round
- February until late May is considered swarm season
- Wood destroying organism and will enter any home
- Termites cause more damage to home and building annually than fires and storms.
- Oval shape; Flat body
- Pronotum projects over head
- Long, spindly legs
- Color varies by specia
- The most common roach is the german roach, which infests most homes and restaurants
- Can be transported through boxes, bags, and house guests.
- Rats and Mice
- Generally small bodies covered in fur
- 2 incisors at front of mouth used for gnawing
- Active all year round, most active in fall and winter
- Can squeeze through any small opening
- Scratching sound in walls and attic is a possible sign of rodents
- If over-populated, rats will bite
- Pet, food, garbage, and trash piles attract rodents
- ¾ to 7/8 inches long
- Yellow-brown or straw colored
- Three dark bands across top of head
- Long, slender antennae
- Wings lay flat on back
- Won’t bite or sting
- Most common cricket is the House Cricket and Camel Cricket
- Camel crickets are active in the crawl space of your home. House Crickets are more common in basement and slab homes
- Eight Legs
- No wings or antennae
- Jaw-like structures
- Spinnerets at tip of abdomen
- In the eastern part of North Carolina, the Black Widow and the Brown Recluse are the most deadly spiders.
- The Black Widow is recognized by the red spot on their abdomen
- Habitats for the Black Widow spider include wood pile, under porches, in basements, in crawl spaces and dark cluttered areas in which they can hide.
- The Brown Recluse spider is identified by its violin shapes body, as well as the pattern-less abdomen covered with fine hairs
- The Brown Recluse is more deadly than the Black Widow spider
- Parasite that feeds from a blood host
- Three life stages; larva, nymph, and adult
- Hard or soft body
- Legs vary with age
- Mouth piece with three components
- Major mouth component usually has small, beaklike protrusions
- The deer tick carries Lyme Disease
- Bed bugs are flat
- oval insects up to 4 to 5 mm long or the size of an apple seed
- Swollen and reddish after a blood meal
- Bed bugs only feed on blood
Under cool conditions, bed bugs have been able to survive up to a year without a meal. They prefer to be more active at night when the host is asleep.
Bed bugs are found in cracks and crevices, including mattress seams, sheets, furniture, behind baseboards, electrical outlet plates and picture frames. Often found in hotels, where they can travel from room to room and in visitors’ luggage or other personal belongings such as purses and briefcases.
- Yellow Jackets prefer to nest in the soil and can be found underground. They get their name Yellow Jacket from their yellow coat with black markings. They don’t sting, they bite. If you remain calm, you can reduce the chances of a negative reaction from their bites.
- Hornets live under wood debris, dead tress and stumps. Hornets sense your fear and will chase you. Hornets are the only stinging insect that can sting underwater.
- Honeybees are active all year round. They nest in cracks and crevices in and around buildings. They are known to make honey. If you eliminate the queen, the other bees will vanish.
- 3/8 Inch long
- Nonmetallic gray in color
- Wings completely over back
- Non-striped thorax will yellow or golden hairs
- The most common fly is the House Fly. They will lay eggs and regurgitate everywhere they land.
- The Drain Fly is another common house pest. Often mistaken for the Fruit Fly, their habitat is drains, flower pots, and trashcans. They are often difficult to eliminate.
- Other common flies include the Horse Fly, Fruit Fly, Blue Bottle Fly, and the Blow Fly
- Yellow to dark brown
- 1/8 to 6 inches long
- Flattened body
- One pair of slender antennae
- Multiple legs (15-177 pairs)
- ¼ to 1 inch long
- Dark brown to black in color with red head
- Pincer-like appendages at end of abdomen
- Long, flat body
- Threadlike antennae
- 1/64 inch long
- Bright red color when young
- Brown to olive green when adult
- Body shape similar to ticks
- Long front legs
- Dark to slate gray
- ¼-5/8 inch long
- Oval shape
- Hump-backed in appearance
- Able to curl into a ball