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Common Pests in Newport News, VA
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With ideal year-round temperatures and close proximity to the water, Newport News is the ideal American city — until pests come into play. The same features that attract so many residents also bring ants, cockroaches, crickets, earwigs, flies, mice, rats, spiders, and stinging pests to Newport News, and no one wants to wake up to insects invading their pantry.
Since many pests can slip through the cracks (quite literally), it's easy for them to gain access to your home's interior, but you might not catch them right away. The most unsuspecting species remain silent and undercover, making them difficult to detect, but their damage brews over time. Newport News ants and cockroaches aren't just irritating; they pose real risks to your home's inhabitants. Since they frequently travel through sewers, garbage, and carrion, they can carry a host of bacteria and diseases across household surfaces.
Ants and cockroaches in Newport News can carry foodborne illnesses, including E. coli, salmonella, strep, and staph, which can pose severe health risks for humans. Since mice, rats, and spiders in Newport News often slip across the same surfaces, they're also potential carriers for disease. Orkin has partnered with the Center for Disease Control to keep people informed about these illnesses, and our science-backed methods provide effective protection for your home.
Termites in Newport News are a silent danger, but they can wreak havoc behind-the-scenes, destroying your home's structural integrity by feasting on wood, paper, plastic, and drywall. Since these stealthy invaders enter your home through underground tunnels and make their homes in dark, unoccupied areas like the attic, basement, or crawlspace, they can be difficult to locate and even harder to get rid of.
At Orkin, our inspectors implement effective Newport News termite treatment by teaming science with the industry's leading technology, including moisture meters and IR-thermometers. Using both liquid and dry foam treatments, our inspectors will locate termites and target them at the source, putting a stop to their life cycle and helping ward off future risks. Reliable Newport News termite control involves inspecting every corner of your home, including its most hard-to-reach areas, and creating an action plan that helps manage termites for the long-haul, stopping them in their tracks. If you suspect that termites are at work in your Newport News home, don't wait; contact us today.
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