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What Are The Four Most Common Pests for Households?

Information on your opponent helps with any battle, and that’s still true when it comes to a battle against pests coming into your home. At WorldWide Pest Control, we know a thing or two about the most common pests that your home is facing today.

We’ll showcase those in this blog to give you the most information possible and ensure that you have the best fighting chance. So without wasting any of your time, let’s dive into the pests that you need to look out for!

1. Ants

Ants have harassed us all at one point or another. There are many species of ants, and the type that you could face vary depending on where you’re located.

In the South, you may be facing some mean fire ants, and in the Pacific Northwest, it could be a fight against carpenter ants. No matter what type you have, the last thing that you need is for them to be in your home raiding your food.

Yet, 96 percent of kitchens deal with ants of some variety.

For help against carpenter ants look here!

2. Cockroaches

We’re all familiar with the tough little creatures that cockroaches are. One important thing to note that you may not know, cockroaches crave water over anything else. They’ll seek it out wherever they can, so ensure that you don’t leave areas sitting with water.

Cockroaches are found in around 63 percent of homes in the U.S. Check out our services dedicated to dealing with cockroaches!

3. Rodents

The Norway rat, roof rat and house mouse are the main rodents you may confront. These rodents can be beneficial under the right conditions, but nobody wants to live with them.

Unfortunately, you may end up in the 30 percent of homes that have had a rodent problem in the past.

4. Termites

One of the more destructive pests that are on this list, termites are a pain in any household.

They’re often mistaken for ants because of their similar look and cooperative group behavior.

That usually means that many homeowners never have any idea that they need professional help. From their perspective, there are just a few ants, but in reality, it’s a pest that can cause real structural damage to their home.

Don’t let your home be undefended.

The worst thing that you can do is let your home tackle these pests alone. To keep your loved ones healthy and your home in good condition, seek help. You can do that by contacting WorldWide Pest Control as soon as possible. Whether you are already facing these pests or you want to guard against future infestations, we have the support that you need.

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