The tell tale signs that you have fleas in your house is when your family pets are scratching continually. When the pet owner then gets an itch that never seems to go away, and small red bumps appear on the skin, then you know you have a flea problem. The bites will mainly be focused around your ankles as fleas live in the carpet. However if you have children who play on the floor then they can be found anywhere on the body. Ticks don't fly, jump or blow around with the wind. They are small, very patient and amazing in their approach to locating their host/prey. Their purpose in life like so many species is to propagate their species. They don't feed often, but when they do, they can acquire disease agents form one host and pass it to another host at a later feeding. TROPICAL HOME & GARDEN PEST CONTROL will protect your home & garden from fleas & ticks.
Termites are sometimes called "white ants" because of their slight resemblance to ants and because they live in colonies like ants do. While it is, of course, very important to choose a house that appeals to you aesthetically and can become a long term home for your family, it's also vital to make sure that the house you want to purchase is structurally sound and free from active termite infestation or damage. Termites are a menace, and if left unchecked they can do a lot of damage to your home before you even realize that you have an infestation. There are termites out there that also enjoy the smell of wood in your kitchen. And they are hungry for a feast, too! Prevent them from coming before it's too late Once you realize that you have termites there are a number of ways that you can get rid of them, but an ideal solution would be to just avoid getting termites in the first place. If it's too late and you already have termite infestation, take action immediately by calling in a professional termite service such as Tropical Home & Garden Pest Control.
The presence of ants in nature ensures the health of the natural environment. In homes and other buildings, however, ants are not so welcome. The same reasons ants are successful in nature makes them very well suited to sharing human living quarters.
Everyone detests the cockroaches and wants them to be dealt with swiftly and permanently. These insects have survived unchanged for millions of years. Cockroaches were rumored to have survived atomic bomb tests in Nevada. Cockroaches have been present virtually everywhere for longer than we have and they seem determined to stay. Cockroaches live in a wide range of environments around the world. Pest species of cockroaches adapt readily to a variety of environments, but prefer warm conditions found within buildings. Many tropical species prefer even warmer environments and do not fare well in the average household. Cockroaches are rather large insects. Most species are about the size of a thumbnail, but several species are bigger. The world's largest cockroach is the Australian giant burrowing cockroach. Sadly, the cockroach is one bug that can be hazardous to your family's health. That is why it is so vital that you eliminate the threat. Tropical Home & Garden Pest Control has the tools & the know-how to eliminate these pests from your home.
SILVERFISH: They are commonly found in homes throughout the United States. They thrive in dark, moist, and in cool temperatures. Silverfish can be found in such places as garages, closets, underneath beds, couches, bookcases, attics, behind base boards, door and window frames, and electrical appliances that offer no sunlight. They can be carried into your home via infested cardboard boxes, books, and papers of any sort. I’m sure you’ve found they were active at night (just pop on a light!) and they hide during the daylight. Humidity will be between 75 and 97%, and temperatures will be at least 80 degrees. Perfect for Florida!
BEDBUGS: Suffering a bed bug infestation is bad news for everyone they spread like wildfire, suck your blood and leave small red, itchy bite marks on your skin. To successfully eradicate them you have to be very thorough and methodically work your way through the infested area, if you miss any then you will probably have to repeat it all again in a few months time. Call us today to get rid of your silverfish & bedbug problems.
Rodent damage to sensitive attic structures is the primary reason to remove the rats quickly and permanently. Rats chew and gnaw all the time & can destroy electric wires, air ducts, and plumbing. Rats and mice are the rodent pests entering Florida homes and warehouses for food and harborage. These rodents eat any kind of food that people eat. They also contaminate 10 times as much food as they eat, with urine, droppings and hair. They can carry at least 10 different kinds of diseases. The Norway rat, roof rat and house mouse are the most persistent rodent populations in need of control.