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The Most Common Pests To Deal With At Home


One of the most important aspects of a safe home is the security it provides against unwanted factors. In North Carolina, the presence of various pests can be inevitable especially during the cold weather when they cannot survive outdoors. They seek shelter, warmth, and food inside our humble abode in hopes to successfully thrive through their bitter season. But as responsible homeowners, it is our responsibility to look out for insects that can cause damage to our home and illnesses to our family.  In fact, it is necessary to seek the help of pest expert in North Carolina to get the job done.


One of the most common pests in North Carolina is the ant. With its numbers, they can infest the home and spread bacteria all over their pathways. This might come as a shock but ants are hoarders of bacteria. Imagine having a whole colony at home. How much ground can they cover in an hour? Or a day? The soldier ants and their hoarders will do everything to help the colony thrive. That is why they are willing to reach the innermost and least noticeable portions of our home to look for a place to reproduce for the queen and a room to grow for their eggs and larvae.


Termites are also one of the most notorious home destroyers known to mankind. In the United States alone, almost 1 million dollars are spent on maintenance because of these termites. With their number, they can demolish a whole structure in a matter of days. These are very cunning creatures, they can sense the weakest part of your foundation and work from there. A group of termites is also called a colony, like for ants. But unlike them, they are more dangerous to our house.


The most disgusting insect, at least for most of us, is the cockroach. Its smell, its appearance it is all so repugnant. Not to mention they are one of the best hoarders of parasites and bacteria that they spread all over our belongings by crawling over it. These cockroaches do not have respect for personal space. They infest whenever they want and wherever they want. These pests will do literally everything to get what they want.

Mice & Rats

Mice and rats are also destructive creatures. Whenever you have a rodent infestation, it is impossible not to get disturbed by their incessant gnawing and scratching on walls. These creatures can easily boreholes on walls and ceilings, infesting anything that interests their taste. When rodents reach our ceilings, they can gnaw on the electrical wirings and might cause a fire in the home. Not to mention these rodents can bring illnesses through their droppings and saliva.

You can never be too careful when it comes to the safety of your family. These creatures among many others must be prevented from ever infesting our home. As responsible parents or caretakers, we need to do all the necessary precautions to make sure they do not bring harm to us and our family. Never disregard the necessity to get a partner, a pest expert in NC, Lake Norman Home Services Company, that  can be trusted in the safety of your family and properties.