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TIPS FOR HELPING TO KEEP FIREWOOD PEST OUT OF HOMES DURING THE WINTER MONTHS

During winter months pest not only enter homes through cracks, crevices, plumbing, windows & doorways that lack weather stripping but through firewood. Some of the pest that can enter homes through firewood & then emerge from under the bark & into the warm environment of your home are spiders, bark scorpions, millipedes, centipedes, cockroaches, carpenter ants, ground beetles & pill bugs are some examples.

SPIDERS~COMMON HARBORAGE SITES

TIPS~ Common Harborage Sites Inside & Out for Spiders.....  

BLACK WIDOW SPIDERS

BLACK WIDOW SPIDERS CONSTRUCT A WEB OF IRREGULAR, TANGLED, STICKY SILKEN FIBRES. 

MOSQUITO

THERE ARE MORE THAN 3,500 SPECIES OF MOSQUITOES IN THE WORLD & OVER 80 OF THOSE SPECIES ARE KNOWN TO LIVE IN TEXAS....     

RODENTS

Tips for detouring Rodents...By checking & sealing up entry points such as windows, doors, plumbing, chimney caps & dryer vent areas can help to not only keep cold air out but to also help prevent Rodents from entering structures.   

American Cockroaches

The American cockroach is not the most common cockroach in American homes although it is the largest of the house-infesting roaches and a major pest in the United States. It’s reddish-brown and has a yellowish margin on the pronotum, the body region behind the head and it’s about 1.5 inches long or longer, it’s winged but seldom flies. It’s also commonly known as the water bug, the Bombay canary or the palmetto bug. They can survive up to two years, much longer than other cockroach types and spotting one can be particularly alarming....

German Cockroach

The German cockroach is the most common species of the cockroach.  Adult German roaches range in size from 1/2 inch- 5/8 inch long.  Their color varies from tan to almost black, and they have two dark, roughly parallel, streaks behind the head to the base of the wings.  The German cockroach reproduces faster than any other residential cockroach, growing from egg to reproductive adult in roughly 50 – 60 days. 

BED BUGS

HOT SPOT AREAS IN HOMES FOR BED BUGS.....