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Locals have to worry about earwigs because these pests can be annoying. If they begin invading your home, you’re likely going to have difficulty relaxing at home. Nevertheless, locals should understand that earwigs aren’t as bad as most people believe. Some suspect that these pests are downright dangerous because they’re going to burrow in brains and lay eggs. Thankfully, this is only a myth. You don’t have to worry about this happening because earwigs are not dangerous. They can use their cerci to pinch people, but it isn’t going to hurt too much.

Usually, the pest isn’t strong enough to break through the skin. The size of the cerci depends on the sex of the earwig since they’re larger in male earwigs. The cerci can range in size from a third of the length of the body to barely visible. Earwigs can sometimes have wings, but not all earwigs do. They have wings in the front and back. Their bodies are dark brown or reddish brown. It is believed that there are more than 900 unique species of Dermaptera.

What do you need to know about earwigs? Continue reading the guide below to find out.

Reasons Your Home Has Earwigs

You’re probably wondering why earwigs have decided to enter your home. Thankfully, it isn’t a mystery why these pests want to enter your home. They’re interested in moving indoors when it gets hot and dry outside. These pests prefer hiding in warm, temperate locations. They’ll love your home since it has many damp, dark spots. Once they’ve found a way inside, they’ll have access to countless hiding spots and they won’t be eager to leave.

Earwigs can take shelter anywhere in a residential structure. However, it tends to be more common in specific rooms, such as basements, kitchens, and bathrooms. During the evening, it is common for earwigs to feed on arthropods and plants. They can eat fleas and mites. If your home is infested by mites, you’re likely going to have an earwig problem too. Call our office to get help dealing with this problem.

How Dangerous Can Earwigs Be?

You’re likely concerned that earwigs are going to create problems for you and your loved ones. We understand this wholeheartedly and want to help. Nevertheless, you should rest assured knowing that earwigs are not dangerous. These pests aren’t going to cause any health hazards. While they can use their cerci to pinch people, it usually won’t break the skin. You might feel a gentle sensation, but it shouldn’t hurt too badly. The biggest problem associated with earwigs is the fact that they’re going to damage your house plants. Get rid of them or your plants are likely going to be destroyed.

Getting Rid Of Earwigs Successfully

You should go to great lengths to get rid of the earwigs right away. Otherwise, the problem is going to worsen. The easiest way to rectify this problem is by getting in touch with our team of experts. We’re eager to begin working hard to resolve this problem for you. Once you’ve found earwigs in your residence, call our office. We’ll do our best to fix the problem before it worsens. Another way to deal with this problem is by making your home less attractive. For instance, you should switch your exterior lights. Get rid of neon, white, or mercury vapor lights because they attract earwigs.

Sodium vapor lights are better for this purpose. You’ll also need to make sure that your home is thoroughly sealed. Eliminate all entry points to minimize the risks. Seal any holes you can find to prevent these pests from entering your residence.

When Can Your Experts Begin?

Our team of experts is ready to begin helping you. When you’re ready, call our office. We’ll pick up the phone right away, schedule an appointment, and work hard for you. We will get back to you after your initial call within 24 to 48 hours.

Only Safe Earwig Treatments

Our company is going to work diligently to fix this issue. However, we’re also going to go to great lengths to ensure that our clients are protected to the fullest. We believe it is vital to do this because we don’t want to expose our clients to dangerous materials. We aren’t going to use toxic materials in your home because we wouldn’t use them in our homes. Instead, we’re going to use the latest and safest earwig treatments to keep our clients safe. Want to learn more about our safe earwig treatments? Call our office to find out more right now.

Our methods are EPA-approved so they’re going to keep you safe all the while. Call to find out more.

Preventing Earwig Invasions In The Future

Getting rid of earwigs can be tough so it is often easier to prevent them from entering your home. Doing so will make your job easier in the long run. Ultimately, it is wise to make your home less attractive to earwigs. As mentioned above, you can switch the lights outside of your home. Make sure that you’re not using neon or white lights because they will attract earwigs. Instead, you should switch to yellow vapor lights. Earwigs are attracted to moisture. Reduce the moisture around your home to prevent this problem. If you need professional assistance, we recommend contacting our office. Our technicians can give you advice for keeping earwigs out of your home. We can also help you get rid of your current infestation.

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