New Jersey Pest Information from Your Top New Jersey Pest Control Service
As a top pest control service provider for northern New Jersey, we've treated and seen just about any insect or problem pest that makes its home in our area. We work hard to protect your family and business environment from not only the damage that pests can cause, but the health issues that some pests can harbor or spread.
Use our insect information guide to find out more about the insect pest you may have or contact us today to schedule a free pest inspection and no obligation estimate to keep your home or office pest-free today. We work hard to keep you and your family safe from pests!
Ants - A Top New Jersey Problem
Ants are the most common and numerous insect pests in northern New Jersey. Highly adaptable, ants are indigenous to every region on Earth except Antarctica. More than 12,500 species of ants have been identified, although scientists believe yet-to-be-identified species could nearly double that number.
Northern New Jersey is home to a nearly a dozen different ant species. Large, black ants are structure-damaging carpenter ants. All other ants are considered nuisance ants, although some species are known to contaminate food supplies or spread disease. Northern New Jersey ant species are small and often look alike to the untrained eye. A trained pest control professional can determine the species of ant that has invaded your home and the proper method of elimination.
Bed Bugs - Growing New Jersey Problem
You may not know anyone yet who has bed bugs, but be aware that the New York City metro area and northern New Jersey are considered one of the top hot spots in the nations for bed bug infestations. In over the past five years bed bug infestations have increased by more than 70% and last year were reported in all 50 states.
In the northern New Jersey and Greater New York City area bed bug infestations have reached epidemic proportions. Their flat, oval, wingless bodies allow these quarter-inch-long reddish-brown insects to hide in minute cracks and crevices in furniture, inside electronics, behind wallpaper and switch plates and under carpeting. Easily spread, bed-bugs and their sticky microscopic eggs can be transported on clothing, used furniture and bedding, suitcases, backpacks and moving boxes. Once established, bed bugs spread quickly through homes, apartments, condominiums and office buildings via wall voids, electrical and plumbing conduits, heating ducts and even shared laundry rooms. Don't wait for bed bugs to infest your home or office early identification will keep bed bug control expenses in check.
Wood Destroying Insects - Creating Costly Damage in New Jersey
There are several wood destroying insects that can be more than a nuisance in northern New Jersey. All if left untreated can actually cause serious structural damage to your home or business. With your property being, in most cases, your single largest investment, it is important to treat early to control infestations of carpenter ants, carpenter bees, powderpost beetles, or termites. Find out more about each pest, what they look like, and the telltale signs they leave behind when they are present.
Household Pests - Food Storage Pests, Nuisance Pests, and Problem Pests
Keep your family and pets safe from pests and the disease that some carry with our pest control services. Some of the pests that are commonly found in NJ homes and are considered to be household pests or food storage pests can actually carry disease. Other category of these household nuisance pests may simply overwhelm your environment with their rapid reproduction. Find out which of these pests can be a hazard to your family's health and how to recognize the main nuisance pests that plague New Jersey homes.
Biting Insects - Fleas, Ticks, Mosquitoes, and Spiders
Not all of the biting insects commonly found in New Jersey carry disease but some like the Deer Tick and Mosquito do. Others like bed bugs are causing serious problems and are a growing concern for homeowners and business owners. Find out what biting insects are common to New Jersey and review our special spider section complete with photos of spiders commonly found in the northern New Jersey region.
Bees & Wasps - Protect Your Family from Stings
Don't become a hostage in your own home when stinging insects set up house in your yard or property. Bee and wasp stings are painful and usually raise an itchy, red hive. People who are allergic to the venom can go into life-threatening anaphylactic shock. In the U.S., insect stings kill 50 to 100 people every year and hospitalize 500,000. While many bees and wasp species attack only in defense, some, notably yellow jackets and hornets, are extremely aggressive, particularly at the end of summer, and will attack without provocation. Wasps and some types of bees have strait stingers that allow them to sting repeatedly, posing a serious health threat, even to people who are not allergic to their venom.