Occasional Invaders



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Overview

There are a variety of different insect pests you may find in your home on an infrequent basis. Unlike typical infestations of roaches, ants, or spiders, these occasional invaders aren’t usually considered problematic enough to be covered by most pest control agencies. But at Anderson Pest Solutions, we understand that just because these pests aren’t dangerous doesn’t mean you want them hanging around. Our pestfree365 program covers over 36 common pests in Illinois and Wisconsin, offering year-round protection for your home or property.

What Are They?

Most of what we’d classify as “occasional invader” pests are insects that usually spend most of their time outdoors, but have ventured inside your home or business for some reason. It could be because the Illinois or Wisconsin environment is too hot, cold, wet, or dry for their liking. Maybe they’re looking for a food source. Or maybe they’re just attracted to the light. And even if a large quantity of boxelder bugs or stink bugs find their way in, for the most part, occasional invaders still prefer to build their nests outdoors. Those that do make it indoors won’t survive more than a few days before dying of water loss.

What Can I Do?

Instead of maintaining a consistent presence, most of these pests will come and go due to inadequate food or moisture indoors. However, if you can’t wait that long, there are a few things you can do to mitigate the issue. Because many of these insects prefer dark, moist environments, you’ll typically find them in unfinished basements or crawlspaces. Placing glue traps in these areas is a safe, effective method of home pest control, but can’t guarantee 100 percent removal of insects. You could also try store-bought pesticide sprays, but they can be hazardous to your family or household pets even if applied properly.

Occasional Invaders Solutions in Illinois and Wisconsin

When it comes to occasional invaders, your best bet is to call an experienced pest control agency like Anderson Pest Solutions. Our trained professionals know how to resolve your pest issues in a safe, effective manner – and if the bugs come back, so will we. That’s the Anderson Guarantee.

Upon arrival at your home or business, your personal Anderson technician will take the following steps:

  • Conduct a full property inspection that includes your yard and home
  • Directly treat activity outside to protect your home as the seasons change
  • Discreetly apply materials inside inaccessible wall voids for those invaders that survive indoors (centipedes and silverfish)
  • Seal small entry points if they are contributing to the infestation
  • Create a full report describing the treatment and how you can protect your home from further infestation

Remember, our pestfree365 program is the most effective method of controlling pest invasions in the Illinois and Wisconsin area. If you’ve had it with these so-called “occasional invaders” wandering around like they own the place, show them who’s boss. Contact Anderson Pest Solutions and schedule pest control service today.