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Pests

Household pests are some of the most prevalent insects, with more than 10,000 different species throughout the world.

While most pests don't pose a direct threat to our health, they can be quite a nuisance and even compromise the integrity of structures. Lawn pests have the potential to kill grass, destroy trees, and even draw animals into your yard, while indoor pests can contaminate food and cause an increase in allergens. Below is a list of pest to keep your eye out for and what risks they pose:

Lawn Pests

  • Cinch bugs
    • Damages grass and leave brown spots
  • Sod webworms
    • Feeds on grass blades (not roots)
  • Grubs
    • Destroys grassroots
    • Draws moles into your yard
  • Billbugs
    • Kills grass by laying eggs in grass plants
  • Green June Beetles
    • Tunnels soil making it dry and spongy
    • Draws skunks and armadillos into your yard
  • Emerald Ash Borer
    • Feeds on the bark of Ash Borer trees 
    • Kills trees
  • Ticks
    • ​Cause infection among pets and animals

Common Pests

  • Cockroaches
    • Cause breathing issues 
    • Infect food sources
    • Increase allergens present in your home
  • Rodents
    • Transmit diseases
    • Infect food sources
    • Can be a host for ticks to enter your home
  • Termites
    • Gnaw through wooden structures
    • Cause extensive, expensive damages
    • Can weaken your house against storms, hurricanes, tornados, etc.
  • Ants
    • Can carry salmonella and other dangerous diseases
    • Certain species can cause structural damages
    • Infect food sources
  • Stinkbugs
    • Infect food sources
    • Increase allergens in your home
    • Cause asthma issues
  • Spiders
    • Can unleash lethal bites 

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