Rodents

Rodents

Rodents Latin: Order Rodentia Common locations: Walls, dark and warm places near food and water What are rodents? Rodents is a broad term that refers to warm-blooded mammals that can be found around the world. They have large front teeth for gnawing on things and teeth that are adapted for chewing farther in their mouths.…

Cockroaches

Cockroaches

Cockroaches Latin: Order Blattodea Common Locations: Cracks, behind furniture or kitchen appliances, and other dark, moist places. How can I identify a cockroach? Cockroaches are commonly sized up to 2in (50mm) in length with flat oval shaped bodies. They have 6 spiny legs and two upright antennae. Some species of cockroaches may have wings, however…

Fleas

Fleas

Fleas Latin: Order Siphonaptera Common locations: Household Pets and Rodents What are Fleas? Fleas are pests that survive on the blood of warm-blooded hosts like cats, dogs and humans. Their body shape is well designed to survive the environment of living on a furry animal. Its head is surrounded by sharp skikes and the mouths…

Spiders

Spiders

What’s the average number of spiders people eat in their sleep? Guess to see results 0-1 Spider 2-5 Spiders 5+ Spiders CommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Spiders Scientific Name Class Arachnida General Appearance Spiders are most easily identified by their 8 legs. They have two body sections and no…

MayFlies

MayFlies

Mayflies Latin: Order Ephemeroptera Common Locations: Attracted to light, especially near aquatic locations. What are Mayflies? Mayflies, also called shadflies and lake flies are aquatic insects that are commonly found near, clean fresh water. Attracted to light, they like to gather in large numbers around homes and commercial buildings. Female Mayflies reproduce by laying their…

Crickets

Crickets

Crickets Latin: Order Orthoptera Common Locations: Dark and moist places in or around the house. What are Crickets? House Crickets are the common name for these chirping insects that enter the house. They seem to survive indefinitely once introduced to a hospitable atmosphere. First introduced from Europe, they are present across the United States. Commonly…

Bats

Bats

Controlling bats in San Luis Obispo, and other parts of the Central Coast of California, creates challenges for some homeowners. Bats congregate in large numbers outdoors, in attics, and in barns. In order to get rid of bats, you need to prevent them from being able to return to their roost spot. At Brezden…

Earwigs

Earwigs

Earwigs Latin: Order Dermapertera Common locations: Shaded Garden areas and moist soil. In come cases Kitchens, Bathrooms and Laundry Spaces What are Earwigs? Earwigs are the most readily recognized insect pests in home gardens. They are known to damage seedling vegetables, annual flowers, maturing soft fruit and corn silks. Although they do cause some problems,…

Birds

Birds

Bird control in San Luis Obispo, and other parts of the Central Coast of California, is a challenge. While they may be lovely to look at, and have in the garden, birds can become a nuisance. If their numbers grow too large they start nesting in your house, roof, or eaves. We at Brezden Pest…

Ants

Ants

Ants Latin: Family Formicidae Common Locations: Any livable location including lawns, walls, stumps and under your foundations. What are Ants? Ants usually live in colonies or nests in a protected place such as in the soil near a house foundation, under crawl spaces, under concrete slabs, in gardens or trees and in structural wood.…