Common pests in Beaumont, TX
Here are the most common pests in the Beaumont area.
Mosquitoes breed in water, which is why it's no surprise that Beaumont is highly prone to mosquito activity. All of the wetlands, bayous, and swamps attract a large number of mosquitoes to our area. If you have standing water on your property, mosquitoes can be even worse.
Termites are small pests that live in large colonies, which means they can cause significant damage to your home when left alone. Living in the Beaumont area, you know that termites can be a big threat to the integrity of your home. More specifically, Formosan and subterranean termites are frequently active in the local area. Formosan termites in particular are dangerous because of how fast the colonies can grow.
Ants are synonymous with household pest infestations. Whether you have small nuisance ants or carpenter ants, you can rest assured that you're not alone. If you've ever seen tiny black ants crawling around or trailing throughout your kitchen and bathroom, you've probably encountered nuisance ants. These bothersome pests live outdoors, searching for food and water to feed the colony. Once they find consistent moisture in your bathroom, or other areas in your home, the scout ant signals the colony, and they enter in droves. Carpenter ants chew through wood to nest and find shelter for their colony. Unlike termites, carpenter ants don't eat wood. Instead, they chew through to create tunnels, spitting the wood out after the tunnels are created.
Many species of spiders are native to Southeast Texas. Both the common house spider and wolf spider are among the most likely to infest your home. Spiders hide in corners and secluded areas of your home with the least amount of foot traffic. They are not aggressive and therefore do not want to be disturbed or found by humans. As you may have heard in the past, spiders are actually beneficial due to the fact that they eat other unwanted household bugs. However, pest control measures can be put in place when multiple spiders show up indoors.