They’re highly important to the ecosystem, in the wild. However in the home they are the most destructive pests. Termites cause major damage and can also devalue a home by more than 25%. In worst-case scenario, if left untreated, they can cause a building to collapse. However, if you do suspect termite activity on your premises, don’t panic. Termites work slowly and will not bring a building down overnight.

flea

Interesting, disgusting facts about pests to give you nightmares! Sorry to let you know but besides the obvious ickiness of having a pest infestation in your home, you may be horrified to know about the following.

The Wood Borer beetle is a sneaky character, in that it can do significant damage to a wooden structure before the average person is even aware of its presence. Most often it is only when the damage becomes noticeable, that one realises they have and infestation. By this time the critter has already caused irreparable damage to any dry wood structure, furniture or antiques.

ants

It is no big secret that ants visit your home more frequently during the springtime, perhaps more than any other season of the year. Ants like most land bound creatures on the planet, prefer a warmer environment. So when the conditions above ground begin to warm up, you can guarantee that they will show up again right on schedule. While there is nothing new about the regular appearance of ants, it does help us to understand them a little better, and get clearer idea of how they work, and why the prefer to be your houseguests every September.

bedbugs

Bedbugs are small, ovoid, brown insects that live on the blood of humans and animals alike. Adult bedbugs have flattish bodies roughly the size of an apple seed. After feeding, however, their bodies swell and are a reddish colour due to being filled with blood.