Midlothian Pest Control
The warm weather and ample precipitation in the Midlothian area supports a range of insects and wildlife. Situated in and near woodlands, homes and other buildings attract various pests in search of food and water as well as a safe place to build their nests. Along with creating an awkward situation, pests can cause significant property damage and threaten the health of anyone who visits, lives or works in the building. As a result, it is important that you take the proper steps to prevent an infestation and eliminate one as quickly as possible.
Found in every state except Alaska, termites are destructive insects. Often confused with winged ants, these voracious eaters consume wood and other building materials weakening support structures. They cause billions of dollars in damage in the United States every year. A major challenge associated with termites is that their damage typically goes unnoticed for extended periods as it is hidden inside walls, floors, crawl spaces and attics. Once an infestation has been identified, the damage is often extensive. As a result, regular termite inspections and treatments are essential for protecting your property. If an infestation is present, a trained professional has the knowledge and tools to eliminate it.
A damp environment along with the abundance of trash and food found in residential areas creates an ideal habitat for cockroaches. They can squeeze through tiny cracks and crevices to gain access to your property. Because they crawl through unsanitary places like drains, toilets and garbage, roaches spread bacteria and other pathogens as they walk across countertops and food preparation surfaces. Cockroaches can also contaminate food with their waste products. This creates a potential health hazard. Roaches often hide inside walls, behind cabinets and underneath large appliances. With a consistent source of food and water, cockroaches will breed quickly and an infestation can soon overwhelm your property. It is essential that pest control measures eliminate the infestation without jeopardizing the well-being of your family or customers.
The area’s lush greenery and numerous dark places in which to hide produce an idyllic environment for spiders. While these pests prefer to remain outdoors, they may enter your property during extremely wet or hot weather. Arachnids often hide in dark recessed areas like corners. Because spiders often eat insects, the presence of these eight-legged creatures may be an indication of another pest infestation. To stop attracting spiders, it is essential that the other insect infestation also be addressed. Although most species are harmless, the brown recluse and black widow inhabit this area. A spider bite poses serious consequences because a harmful reaction can occur. You can reduce the risk for injuries by treating a spider infestation quickly.
Why Hire a Professional?
Our technicians are trained to handle any type and size infestation with a targeted solution that is more effective than the typical consumer pest control products. Do-it-yourself products may not have the right combination or amount of essential ingredients. Unlike professional products, they typically only kill the pests that happen to find the bait. A professional service from Accel Pest and Termite Control also kills the colony, which eliminates the infestation, and can create a barrier that prevents its return. Call us today to learn more about our services and receive a free, no-obligation quote.