Introducing Underwood University, a place where you the customer can identify the type of pest you have. This will help you understand more about the pest and the type of job that will be required when you call us. If you have a pest that is not on our list and want more information on it we will gladly research it for you and add it.
The first step in controlling an infestation are two important details. Understanding Fleas have four stages of a life cycle. Egg, Larva, Pupa, and Adult. ALL STAGES NEED TO BE ELIMINATED FOR SUCCESFUL RESULTS.
The last step is controlling the infestation everywhere Fleas exist. The yard needs to be treated, the home needs to be treated and your pet(s) need to be treated.
The Brown dog tick is the most common tick in Southwest Florida. They do not carry diseases such as Lyme disease or Rocky Mountain Fever, but they do cause Canine Ehrlichiosis, and Canine Babesiosis. If ticks infest your living area this serious and cause major health problems.
An outdoor pest, Millipedes will look for protection indoors, around your home or business that is dark and damp.
Millipedes have an elongated body composed of a many segments. They are usually black or brown in color. Feed on grass clippings, mulch or compost areas, and any damp decaying vegetation or forest litter. Females will have between 20 to 300 eggs, burying them in decaying material. A few weeks later the eggs hatch.
If you are seeing large numbers of Millipedes invading your home we will apply granular material followed by a millipede treatment to your lawn and around your house.
Call us right away if you have a Rodent infestation. 239-272-6736
A natitive species of Southern Asia, the Roof Rat were brought to America on the first ships coming to the New World and they have spread from there. This species carried the bubonic plague and have also been known to be the host of Murine Typhus. Which is a disease caused by bacteria and fleas.
Usually between 13 and 18 inches long from nose to tail. These rats have longer tails than the length of their bodies and have large ears. Roof rats will nest in trees, woodpiles, garbage, and plants but mainly like attics. Most will eat anything and are good climbers.
Weighing less than an ounce, the House Mouse fits through a crack of only a quarter inch. Mice nibble on more than they can consume and will defecate on everything. Most mice and rats will cause food poisoning, rickett-sialpox and lymphocytic choriomeningitis. Most mice will also carry leptospirosis, rat bite fever, tapeworms, fleas and ringworms. They chew on everything especially wires causing a fire hazard.