Common pests in Roanoke, VA
Located on the outskirts of Roanoke, Vinton is a great place for people who fancy small-town living. From the wide-open spaces, rural scenery and quiet communities, life in Vinton is one to look forward to.
Here are some of the most common pests we find in this area.
Termites feed on the cellulose in wood. In doing so, they can cause structural damage to your house. If you suspect you have a termite infestation or would like a routine inspection, Terminix can help.
These insects are usually attracted to stagnant water. If you have standing water on your property (such as a small pond or even a bird bath), it can be attractive to mosquitoes. Given that mosquitos can carry disease-causing pathogens, you should reach out to pest control experts to help you keep them at bay.
Bed bugs usually enter homes undetected through clothing, luggage, used bedding and other items. A bite from these pests can leave a red welt and may cause an allergic reaction in some people. Bed bugs can multiply rapidly so seek professional help if you believe you may have these pests in your home.
These pests usually infest homes in search of food, shelter and water. Besides destroying your property, rodents may carry bacteria and pathogens and can contaminate food with saliva, fur and waste. If you suspect rodents within your home, it's advisable to contact pest control professionals to help you get rid of them.
Fleas are more than just pesky pests; they can also spread flea-born illness and bacteria. That said, getting rid of them in your home on your own isn't easy and is not always 100 percent effective. Fortunately, Terminix pest control experts can work with you to create a plan to help rid your home of fleas.