Now that fall has rolled in, it is time to prepare your home for those winter pests. Many may consider winter to be the time you don't need to think about pests invading your home or business. But this is not the case. Eagle Pest Services will share the top 10 pests you need to be worried about this coming winter season.
With the weather starting to cool off, the fall season is here. The cooler weather is a great time of year to get outside and enjoy the fresh cool breezes. It is also a time for pests to come inside and look for a nice warm place to spend the winter months. One of those pests that often cause a big scare for people are rodents. A rodent is a general term and does not actually describe just rats and mice. Although these are the two main kinds that cause trouble for people in their homes, there are more. A gerbil, squirrel, hamster and even a porcupine are also classified as rodents so the different species can vary a lot. If you label all the different types of rodents found around the world, the list would reach over 1,500. There are some very interesting facts about rodents; some that you may have heard before but others might surprise you!
Whether dangerous or harmless, you are bound to see spiders as the temperatures start to cool off. This is actually a very active time for many spiders as they get ready to mate. Many spiders are harmless, but there are a couple that you need to be cautious around if you spot them. Eagle Pest Services is going to talk about some common spiders and how to avoid them. There are two spiders that are found in Virginia that pose a threat to humans.