When the average homeowner is asked to list the insect they fear the most, the beetle is not likely to be included at all. Maybe after considering the following information, you just might change your mind.
There is a new illness spreading quietly in the US, the tropical disease named Chagas. Called the new AIDS epidemic, it may affect more people in the US than previously suspected. Although only 7 cases have been officially reported, a new study investigating 13 kissing bugs that had bitten a human host and were collected in California and Arizona, 5 were found to be carrying the disease. The disease is estimated to infect nearly 30,000 Americans, and is now spreading through travel and immigration. Since this is a silent killer that can be fatal and might take decades to detect, the smart decision is to control beetles that can infect your family, home and yard.
To think this destructive pest used to be the one beetle most homeowners worried about. The adult carpet beetle is most likely to eat your plants and flowers, but they are prolific breeders and the larval stage will munch their way through many of your prized possessions. They love natural fibers which include silk, wool and cotton, as well as anything with fur or feathers. If you love to decorate your home with expensive antiques, this small and innocuous looking beetle can cost you thousands of dollars in damages.
Just in case you think your food is safe from them, they also have a liking for chocolate and cocoa beans!
Typically found at the food source, carpet beetles and their larvae will be found in your rugs, inside your closets, your stuffed furniture and other places you might store their food such as a garage or basement. One of the saddest facts is that these little pests prefer the most expensive items and are consequently called museum beetles because of their love of old textiles and books.
If you suspect or know that your home is infested with either the carpet beetle or another variety of beetle, your first call should be to Onstar Pest Control. Our trained and knowledgeable technician do a thorough inspection for areas known to be the likely hiding places for the pest, and discuss treatment options with you. We use materials regulated and controlled by the State of California in a multi-pronged attack to rid you of both the adult and the larvae of the insect.
We also highly recommend that you select either our monthly or bi-monthly maintenance program to control your infestation and prevent its return. Click here to visit our Modesto service page.
Onstar Pest Control recognizes the importance of adhering to the very highest standard of knowledge, technology, and professionalism in our dealings with you, our customer. If we fail to give you the best service consistently, and the best maintenance programs available on the market, we will not thrive and grow as a company.
If you are like most homeowners, you know that your home is your single largest investment. Allowing pests such as rodents, termites or other pests to literally undermine you and your foundation is unacceptable, especially when a simple call to us can remedy the situation. Don’t let them eat you out of house and home. Contact us before an initial invasion becomes a costly repair.
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