Common Household Pests

Need to know what you just found crawling on your kitchen counter? Worried about what pests may be damaging your property? Curious about the existence of bed bugs? Identify bugs and insects using our Pest Guide. Determine what’s pestering you, and learn how to prevent it.

Ants
Argentine Ants
Carpenter Ants
Crazy Ants
Odorous House Ants
Pavement Ants
Pharaoh Ants
Red Imported Fire Ants
Acrobat Ants
Leafcutting Ants
Thief Ants

Bed Bugs

Bird Pest Control
Pigeons
Woodpeckers
European Starling

Cockroaches
American Cockroaches
Brownbanded Cockroaches
Oriental Cockroaches
German Cockroaches

Flies
House Flies
Fruit Flies

Nuisance Wildlife Control & Management
Tree Squirrels
Opossums
Raccoons
Voles
Bats
Groundhogs
Flying Squirrels
Prairie Dogs

Occasional Pests & Invaders
Earwigs
Pillbugs (Rollie Pollies)
Stink Bugs
Springtails (Snow Fleas)
Silverfish
Centipedes
Millipedes
House Crickets
Ladybug
Boxelder Bug
Periodical Cicadas
Scorpion
Camel crickets

Other Pests
Varied Carpet Beetles
Powderpost Beetles
House Dust Mites
Water-Conducting Fungi

Rodents
Deer Mice
House Mice
Norway Rats
Roof Rats

Spiders
Black Widow Spiders
Brown Recluse Spiders
Long-bodied Cellar Spiders
Common House Spiders
Jumping Spiders
Wolf Spiders

Stinging & Biting Insects
Carpenter Bees
Africanized ("Killer") Bees
Bumble Bees
Honey Bees
Mosquitoes
Blacklegged (Deer) Ticks
Flea
Yellowjackets
Bald-faced Hornets
Chicken Mites (Bird Mites)
European Hornet
Open Pipe Mud Daubers
Paper Wasps
Velvet ("Cow Killers") Ants
Asian Tiger Mosquitoes
American Dog Ticks
Brown Dog Ticks
Lone Star Tick
Rocky Mountain Wood Tick

Stored Product Pests
Merchant Grain Beetles
Indian Meal Moths

Termites
Subterranean Termites
Drywood Termites
Dampwood Termites
Formosan Termites
Conehead Termites

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