How do I control house centipedes?

Question: I have centipedes in my house. I see them mostly in the spring and summer but occasionally during the winter months, as well. I had assumed they got into my house through the sink or tub drains. Can these be controlled?

ANSWER: Centipedes move fast and can be scary; however, they will not harm you unless you handle them. As centipedes are predators, one of the best ways to control them is by controlling their prey. A good general Pest Control Program can be especially beneficial. A highly trained Orkin Pest Specialist can come to your home and conduct a thorough inspection and assessment of the situation. Once completed, a comprehensive and customized treatment plan backed by science will be developed to meet your needs. Call us today and set up an appointment to rid your home of pests.

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