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One of the noisier pest that can be truly invasive in your home or business. A small group of crickets constantly breaking the silence is enough to drive people mad!!
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What we do
The most effective way to get rid of crickets call A-1 Bonded Termite, Inc. for a free inspection. Your inspector will make recommendations to eliminate the infestation and make suggestions on how to correct conditions that may be conducive to re-infestations.
A-1 Pest Control thoroughly inspects your property to properly establish what pests we are dealing with, and their colony size.
Once the pest is isolated we find ways to effectively remove the pest from your living area.
Once your pests are eliminated, we ensure they don’t come back.
The most effective way to prevent infestations is …
- Avoid storing wood piles, mulch near your home
- Make sure to secure entry places for crickets to sneak in
- Watch for cracks in your foundation, or splitting between exterior surfaces
Call A-1 Bonded Termite, Inc. for a free inspection. Your inspector will make recommendations to eliminate the infestation and make suggestions on how to correct conditions that may be conducive to infestations.
Their loud chirping which is actually caused by rubbing their front wings together to attract females.
yellowish brown with 3 dark bands on head
long, large hind legs, winged
Crickets are active at night and usually hide in dark warm places during the day. When outside, they feed on plants and other insects, Indoors, crickets will feed on fabric and paper products, leaving large holes, and seem to be especially attracted to clothes soiled with perspiration.
During warm weather months, crickets tend to live outdoors and are attracted to environments with paper products such as landfills. They can be attracted to bright lights in large numbers and tend to rest on vertical surfaces like walls, poles, etc.
During cold-weather months, crickets will turn to the moisture and warmth of homes, sheds, and other structured.
PEST THREAT LEVEL
Crickets are noisier than they are harmful. Crickets are non-poisonous and do not bite. However, all adult female crickets have stingers and can hurt, but are non aggressive.
But when crickets enter homes, they are a HUGE nuisance to occupants due to the loud chirping at night.
In addition to the disturbance of noise, they can also do damage to the contents of the home or storage items. They may eat through large areas of fabric to furniture upholstery, clothing, and carpets. They typically feed on the fabric surface, leaving the area roughened from loose fibers.