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Most Common Spring Pest Problems in SC

As the weather starts to warm up, pests like ants, termites, spiders, stinging insects, rats, and mice slowly start to come back to life, which can wreak havoc on your home. Now is the best time to get out in front of these potential pest issues before spring arrives! No one likes living with uninvited guests, so we’ve gathered some information on the most common pests you might run into this spring!

Cockroaches

These pesky things are the most unwanted pest. While they usually gather in groups, they also feed on just about anything that has nutritional value. There are about 4,000 different types of cockroaches in the world and about 70 of them occur in the United States while only a few can wiggle their way into our homes and businesses.

Mosquitos

Mostly known for ruining a perfect afternoon outdoors, these blood-sucking pests cause more harm than good. While there are about 3,000 species of mosquitos worldwide, they all act as carriers of viruses and parasitic diseases. This is why mosquito prevention has become very important.

Ants

These pests can become a real nuisance when they’re marching all over your counters and floors. These social insects eat any type of food, especially if it’s sweet or contains protein. Some ant species can cause structural damage to your home because of their nesting habits.

Bees, Wasps, & Yellowjackets

While they may be feared by many, these insects are very important to the environment because they’re responsible for pollinating flowers and eating other pesky insects. Keep in mind, some species are known for burrowing in wood, which could result in structural damage if they decided to invite themselves into your home.

If you are experiencing a problem with any of these or other pests, our pest control experts at Best Home and Property Services can take care of it. Don’t hesitate to give us a call!

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