Atlanta Pest Control

American Roach_-_2Some insects are more dangerous and harder to eliminate than others. For instance, pests like termites, the American cockroach and fire ants are hardy creatures that can damage your home and transmit illness. If they begin living in your home, then you may require our professional extermination services to eradicate them.

Pest Identification

Termites are about 6 mm long, and they have light-colored bodies. They live underground and construct mud tubes to locate food above ground. Their food source is dead plants and trees, which include your home and many of the possessions in it.

The American cockroach is a large insect with a reddish, brown body. Cockroaches typically infest basements, attics and crawlspaces, but you may see them in your kitchen as they’ll be attracted to crumbs.

You can recognize fire ants by their red body color. Fire ants sting people. Therefore, they cause pain and irritation. The bugs usually colonize in large soil mounds that can become as large as 18 cm tall. They are aggressive and typically eat other insects and dead animals.

Damage and Danger

When you have a termite infestation, your home is at risk because the bugs can damage the foundation. They even feed on your furniture and books.

The American cockroach may cause health problems if they infest a home because they transmit diseases. Furthermore, some people are allergic to them. They also emit an unpleasant odor and are tough to eliminate.

If fire ants infiltrate your home, then they’ll likely be in your kitchen since they are attracted to sugary foods and fats. Fire ants frequently attack in numbers, and each one can sting you multiple times, which can lead to scarring. Some people have an allergic reaction to their bite.

Professional Help

It can be dangerous for you to attempt to eliminate insects yourself because some pest chemicals are powerful, and you must distribute them properly. Therefore, call us at Flexible Pest Services for a free quote. Our exterminators are professionally trained, and they will eliminate your insect problem fast.