Bug Library

Southwest Ohio's Most Prevalent Pests

Ohio’s climate hosts a number of pests and bugs that could wreak havoc on your home or business. Knowing the usual suspects is sure to help you get a hold of your pest problem before it gets out of hand. Take a look at our quick reference guide below to learn more about these infiltrators. To get even more information, never hesitate to give us a call! We’ll happily dive further into what these bugs can do, and help you get rid of them.

Ants

Ants are easily one of the most irritating insects in our homes, small in size but not in seriousness. The three main species of ants are: the carpenter ant, the odorous ant and the pavement ant. To properly control your ant issues, the key is to correctly identify the ant.
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Bees

A true pain in the tail… Get it? Bees, wasps, and yellow-jackets build colonies around our homes, while carpenter bees will chew holes into wooden decks and fences. Volatile by nature, too many of these insects can make for an unpleasant outdoor experience. Protect your pets and loved ones and don’t let them set-up shop.
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Carpenter Ants

Big and bad, Carpenter Ants are large. They feed on dead or deteriorated wood to hollow out paths and galleries to build their nests. However, they do not consume the wood like termites. They commonly infest wooden buildings, which can cause serious damage.
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Mice

Not so cuddly and cute, mice can live year round in homes, causing problems along the way. These rodents are extremely common in this area. Their droppings are a dead giveaway, and too many mice can cause serious health issues.
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Mud Tubes

Mud tubes, just as gross as they sound and exactly what you would expect from a name like that. Be on the lookout for these mud tubes on the inside or outside of your home and can be found in garages, basements, crawlspaces around wood, joist, sill plates, and drywall.
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Cockroaches

Quite simply, cockroaches are one of the worst pests you can find. There are four common roaches found in our area, the German Cockroach, the American Cockroach, the Oriental Cockroach, and the Brown-Banded Cockroach. Roaches eat our food and paper products, and are known for spreading bacteria and viruses.
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Spiders

There are 580 species of spiders known to inhabit the state of Ohio. The most common are Wolf spiders and Jumping spiders, mostly beneficial to humans because they are predators of other insects. However, while rare in our area, a few are potentially harmful.
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Stink Bug

Ew, can you smell that? There are around 260 species of stink bugs in the United States, and they're more likely to invade homes each fall. The bug survives winters by entering homes during the cooler autumn months, and true activity begins when spring returns and they move back outside.
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Termites

You may have termites and not even know it! There are many times no immediate signs of damage are noticed. Termites feed on wood, which can cause costly damage to your home. Overlooking even the slightest of concern can come back to haunt you. If you suspect, let us inspect.
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Winged Termites

Winged termites are a nasty offspring of their crawling brothers and sisters. They generally swarm in spring. This species are more versatile in their movement. People often confuse winged termites with ants, but that simple mistake can cost you dearly.
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Silverfish

Fish-like in appearance and even movement, these wingless little pests can sure give you a fright if you see one. Agile and nocturnal, silverfish aren't the most pleasant of pests to have crawling around.
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Fleas

Just saying fleas, makes most people cringe. These blood-sucking pests can make your household a nightmare. Though wingless, these insects can jump and spread rapidly. True nuisances that attach themselves to pets and people, you must get a hold of them before they get a hold of you.
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Bed Bugs

These parasitic insects feast exclusively on blood and are almost unnoticeable when dining on their hosts. You might have to sleep with one eye open as they have been known to cause skin rashes, psychological effects and allergic reactions.
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