Bedbugs are attracted to warmth, moisture and the carbon dioxide released from warm-blooded living beings. Bed bugs can ingest seven times their own body weight in blood. Bed bugs bites can be Red, often with a darker red spot in the middle and very itchy.
Termites tend to target locations like windows and door frames as termites begin to eat through the wood. Termite season usually starts to peak in the spring, when swarms of these wood-destroying insects start to emerge from their colonies in search of mates and new places to build nests.
Ants are the most frequent and persistent pests around homes and buildings. Ants contaminate food, Build unsightly mounds on property and cause damage by hollowing out wood and other material for nesting. Several species of ants pose serious health threats to people who are sensitive to their stings.
Cockroaches are considered to be dangerous to humans as an allergen source and asthma trigger. The can also carry certain bacteria that can cause illness if left on food. Cockroaches will eat almost anything-wherever or whenever they find find it.
The habits of common flies favor the spread of bacteria and other diseases-causing organisms. Flies often feed and lay eggs on garbage,manure and carrion before contaminating human foods and food preparation surfaces by landing on them.
Mosquitoes live near grass & bushes that are close to where humans live. They gather in neglected storm drains, pools, clogged rain gutters & other standing bodies of water. When they bite you, it usually leaves a itchy welt behind. They can spread diseases between animals & humans, as well as one person to another.
Flea Bites cause mild annoyance and irritation, however flea bites can be dangerous because they may spread diseases that can be serious or even fatal. Fleas are most active when the weather is warm. They live around trees, leaves, tall grass and shrubs. Fleas hop on to animals when they walk by these areas.
Ticks are external parasites living by feeding on the blood of mammals,birds and sometimes reptiles and amphibians. Ticks locate potential hosts by sensing body odor, body heat, moisture, and/or vibrations in the the environment. Ticks can cause a allergic reaction and pass diseases onto humans.
Rats are various medium sized, long tailed rodents. Rats will infest any area that provides shelter and easy access to food. Rats are known to spread more than 35 diseases. These diseases can be spread to humans directly through contact with rodent feces, urine, saliva as well as rodent bites.
Wasps are dangerous because they are very territorial and aggressive and they will use there long stinger to attack. If someone or something approaches a wasp nest, wasps will attack to keep the intruder out. Wasps will create large elaborate nests in rafters, under eves, under decks in windows and door frames.
Mice are distinguished from rats by their size. Mice are also a huge cause of crop damage, as they are known to cause structural damage and spread diseases. Mice spread diseases through their feces and are often a carrier of parasites. They are known to invade homes for food and shelter.