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Watch Out For These Home Wreckers

Your home is your shelter. You come home after a hard day at work to enjoy time with your family, or relax and watch a movie. Your home is an investment that furnishes all of your base needs. The last thing you need in your home is pests. Once you see your first mouse, your house is no longer a home. It becomes a place of anxiety. Some pests are worse than other because they are seeking to destroy your house.

Carpet Beetles:

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If you like your carpet, be warned, this invader does as well. Carpet beetles love eating fibers that come from cotton, hair, cellulose, leather or feathers. Your carpet falls into a category of their favorite food. They do not like synthetic material, but they will if the material has oils or your perspiration mixed in. They can ruin fabrics and leave trails throughout your carpet and rugs.



Mice and rats love to chew. They will chew holes in your drywall, tear into your furniture and steal your socks. They are also fond of chewing on electrical wiring, which can increase the chances of a catastrophic house fire. Your home could burn down because of a rat. Not only is your home in danger, rodents are vectors of more than 25 different diseases. Some of the diseases, like Hantavirus, can become deadly.

Carpenter Ants:

Carpenter Ants
Carpenter ants do not eat wood, but they love to tunnel through it. Infestations can easily go unnoticed, because their favorite place to live is in the spaces between your walls. The burrow through lumber and create massive galleries and extensive tunnels. They can ruin your home.


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Everyone knows that termites ruin homes. Each year they cause billions of dollars in damages in the United States. If you have termites you have a problem. If you have subterranean termites you have a terrifying problem. Subterranean termites eat more wood than other types. You can find them living in dirt. In order to protect the workers, they create mud tunnels. If you see mud tunnels running up your foundation, you need to call in a professional pest exterminator.

That is where we come in. If you have a pest problem that is destroying your home you need to call in a professional from Green Pest Services. We arrive to your home ready to work. Our technicians understand pests and know how to get rid of them. When you need a courteous pest expert, give Green Pest Control a Call.