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What Are Occasional Invaders?
With a name like occasional invaders, most people think they have a good understanding of these critters Well, if you think the name implies that these critters occasionally invade the property, you would be right. That’s exactly what they do, but this is not nearly everything you need to know about them. Do you know why they are occasionally in the home? It could be because they are just simply passing through. It could be because they are seeking shelter, they might be looking for food, or they might even be attracted to the water. Whatever the situation, these are just one of the many things that you’ll need to learn to identify and correct if you want to eliminate your occasional invader threat.
That being said, you’ll first have to start with identifying what species of insects are classified as occasional invaders. Pests that commonly fall into this category are:
Here are some other interesting, but pertinent things you’ll need to sear into your brain regarding these critters. Knowing these things will greatly help your elimination efforts.
- House Centipedes usually like to take up residence in showers and tubs
- Earwigs love areas with excessive moisture
- Roly Polies and Doodle Bugs are other names for the Pill Bug
- Silverfish only eat bad carbohydrates like sugars and starches
Why Do People Have Occasional Invaders?
Occasional invaders find their way into Dayton properties through cracks and crevices in windows, doors, and foundations. That being said, they are only in the home or property because they are looking for water, food, or shelter. They aren’t much of a threat once in the home because they don’t even reproduce in the home, but this doesn’t mean you want them hanging around the property.
How Can People Eliminate Occasional Invaders?
While occasional invaders don’t pose a threat and don’t even reproduce in the property, it’s understandable as to why property owners want to get rid of them as soon as possible. Their kind of disgusting and can ruin your food products by urinating and defecating in them.
Are Occasional Invaders A Threat?
You might be surprised to hear it, but some people would consider some of these occasional invaders useful insects. And, this is because they feed on other insects. Once they are in your home or property they won’t reproduce or transmit diseases, which is a huge plus. This eliminates any threat they pose. Of course, this doesn’t mean they won’t be a nuisance.
How Do I Eliminate Occasional Invaders?
When it comes to occasional invaders, you are much better to prevent them from entering the home before they become a problem. Unfortunately, this will be much harder said than done, but it is a good place to start. Once they’ve taken up residence in the home, they’ll be harder to deal with. Most of the time, you can just simply vacuum these critters up, put them in a sealed back, and throw them out with the trash. Just make sure you keep the trash stored a suitable away from the home in sealed cans. Occasional invaders can be creepy and most people don’t simply want to deal with them.
If this is a category you fall into, that is completely understandable and why we are here. We’ll be more than glad to handle the problem for you. All you have to do is give our local offices a call and we’ll jump right on the problem as soon as possible. That being said, vacuuming them up and properly disposing of them is one of the best tactics you can take to getting rid of them.
When Will You Get Here?
Combine the unique properties of Dayton with the numerous pests in the area and our ability to effectively eliminate these threats, and you shouldn’t have a problem seeing how we stay busy all year round. We, along with most pest management professionals, stay pretty busy. Being that we are a premier provider, we stay a bit busier than the others. However, we are equipped to handle anything and everything. All you have to do is give our offices a call, set up an appointment, and we’ll be out at the property within 24 to 48 hours.
That being said, we do have emergency services standing by if and when they are needed. Need us out there immediately to eliminate a problem you got? Not a problem. Give us a call and we can get a specialist out to the property right then and there.
Are Your Treatments Safe?
There is simply no denying that one of the most effective ways to deal with occasional invaders is chemicals and pesticides. These substances have been utilized in the industry for years and will likely continue to be used for years and years to come. This is because they’ve proven effective over and over again. That being said, these chemicals and dangerous. They should only be used with the utmost care, and that’s why we only have trained and certified professionals administering them. Along with this, we do have some eco-friendly solutions we offer.
Whether you want to inquire about our chemicals and pesticide treatments or have some concerns about our greener options, you can give our offices a call. We always have someone standing by.
Is It Possible To Prevent Occasional Invaders?
Believe it or not, there are a lot of steps that one can take to mitigate the threat of occasional invaders. You might never be able to eliminate the threat, but you can do a little to accomplish a lot. Here’s where you’ll want to start:
- Always maintain a good, clean kitchen with food products stored in resealable containers
- Keep your garbage picked up and clean
- Keep the areas where you store your garbage clean (no crumbs)
- Seal cracks and crevices around foundations, windows, and door frames
- Deal immediately with any water leaks and excessive moisture
- Basements, attics, crawl spaces, and under the sink areas should always be well ventilated and dry
- Always inspect your food products before mixing them. Check your old and new to make sure neither is infested before mixing them