Most Common Bugs & Pests in Southwest Florida

A Guide to Common Bugs & Pests in Southwest Florida

Have you spotted an overabundance of insects and pests in your yard? Are they now invading your home? Are you clueless as to what you’re dealing with and how to rid yourself of the problem once and for all?

As a Florida resident, it’s common to contend with bugs and pests. Fortunately, when you understand what you’re up against, it’s easier to take action.

Here’s a list of the most common bugs in the Southwest Florida:

  • Ants
  • Termites
  • Bed bugs
  • Cockroaches
  • Fleas
  • Ticks
  • Mosquitos
  • Silverfish
  • Spiders
  • Pantry Pests

It’s also important to note that there are many different types of insects within each category. For example, some of the most common ants in the local area include ghost ants, fire ants, big-headed ants, and white-footed ants.

What About Rodents and Pests?

Just the same as bugs, there are many types of rodents to contend with in Southwest Florida. This includes mice and rats, both of which can cause damage and spread disease inside and outside your home.

Furthermore, as you’re dealing with rodents, you may have a problem with lizards and snakes as well.

How to Treat for Bugs and Pests

There is no one-size-fits-all strategy for treating in and around your home for bugs and pests. Instead, the treatment you require is based on answers to several key questions, such as:

  • What type of activity are you experiencing outside your home?
  • Are you seeing bugs and/or pests inside your home?
  • Do you have pets and/or children?
  • Are there any specific areas of your home or yard that attract bugs and pests?

Rather than tackle your bug and pest problem on your own, contact us to learn more about your many options. We can visit your home, identify your issue, and help implement a plan for keeping your home bug and pest free.