It’s amazing how such tiny creatures can develop into major problems for your Clearwater, Florida, home. You might think a can of bug killer can rid your home of bug infestations, but many times, it takes an expert to come in and make sure these pests don’t continue to wreak havoc on your home.

Termites

While termites are actually considered a delicacy in some cultures, they have proven quite the headache for homeowners in Florida. Termites feast on wood, and since many homes are primarily made of this, you could be looking at a major problem if you’re dealing with an infestation. Unfortunately, termites are good at staying concealed, and so you might not know you have a problem until you start to see structural damage. If you begin to see any signs of a termite infestation, it’s important to call in an exterminator immediately. You may also want to consider regular inspections as well.

Dust Mites

Dust mites are tricky creatures because they are so small that they are barely visible. Most people don’t realize they have dust mites in their home until they show physical symptoms such as asthma attacks or allergy symptoms. While it’s hard to get rid of dust mites completely, you can reduce them by washing your bedding regularly, vacuuming, and keeping the humidity low in your home.

Bed Bugs

With a nationwide outbreak of bed bugs in hotels, these pests have made the news and raised concern for both travelers and homeowners. You can bring bed bugs into your home by buying used clothing, bringing them home from a hotel, or even from buying used books. Be proactive about checking hotel beds before climbing in so you don’t risk bringing bed bugs into your home. If you find bites on your body, or you see bed bugs in your home, call an expert fast. Bed bugs spread efficiently throughout your home if they are not treated immediately.

If you’re worried about pests in your home, call 727-483-5797 to speak with the experts at JD Smith Pest Control.

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