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Rove Pest Control: Brooklyn Park, MN Centipede Pest Control

If you love the outdoors, there is no greater place to visit than the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park in Brooklyn Park. You’ll be able to see mink, beaver, hawks, deer, and other wildlife. You’ll also see a lot of bugs. Seeing them outside is one thing, but the last place you want to see an insect is in your home, especially if they have a lot of legs and fangs.

Biting Hunters

You might have seen a bug with thirty legs zipping across your carpet. If so, you have centipedes. House centipedes are not insects; rather, they are arachnids, related to spiders. They’re efficient hunters, capable of eating spiders, bed bugs, pill bugs, cockroaches, and silverfish. They will only bite people if they feel threatened. If one ends up in your shoe and your foot follows, you might feel the fanged wrath of a centipede. Don’t worry though, a centipede bite might swell, but it isn’t dangerous.

Centipede Control

There are some things you can do to reduce the number of centipedes in your home. First, you need to control their habitat. Start outside by removing piles of leaf litter and wood. Centipedes like moist areas. Second, inspect the outside of your home. Caulk cracks and holes that would allow the arachnids to gain entry. Next, trim back bushes that shade soil around your yard. Dry ground will reduce their habitat. Lastly, remove clutter inside your home, especially along baseboards and in the kitchen. Also fix any leaky pipes under your sinks.

Pest Problems Solved

All of these steps might help reduce their numbers, yet you might find that you still have centipedes. If this is the case, it’s time for you to get serious. It’s time for Rove Pest Control. We’re located in Brooklyn Park. Our technicians are certified pest removal experts. When it comes to centipedes, we know what to do. In fact, we’ll take care of any pest infestation indoors and out. If you don’t recognize the bothersome bug, our technicians will. If you have a pest problem, then we have a solution that will fit you specific needs. Give Rove Pest Control a call today.

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