Millipede Control

The common millipedes seen in The United States are often brown in color and range between 2.5 to four centimeters in length. The millipedes feature two pair of legs for every segment (they have two).

Millipedes deposit their eggs in dirt, their selected habitat, and a lot of millipede species are going to be fully full-grown within their 2nd year, existing quite a few years after adulthood.

millipede control winnetka ca

Call (818) 273-6530 if you are currently dealing with an invasion or just want to make sure that you are protected.

Winnetka Millipedes

It’s totally common to observe millipedes inside of and outside your residence. In the house they generally frequent moist spaces and outdoors they are generally found in home gardens and flowerbeds. You’ll certainly discover millipedes outside of your property if there is compost or fallen leaves around the outer walls. As long as the dirt is moist they are going to delight in that area. They feast on rotting wood and foliage.

Millipede Behavior/Life

Millipedes start migrating in the fall, coming out from the environment they have enjoyed the previous several months. Although researchers are convinced the millipedes are preparing for the winter season, migrating millipedes have also been seen whenever their home happens to be flooded by substantial rainfall. While migrating you may begin to observe the millipedes in your home or place of business.

Winnetka Millipede Prevention

If the millipedes discover your house, your outdoor patio or porch could be their first option for cover. However, they won’t stop there. They’ll effortlessly climb up the home, searching for a way indoors; often a concealed crack or crevice, or some other entrance the homeowner is unaware of. Having said that, it is advisable to inspect the seals on your doors and windows, doors on your garage, air vents, crawl space access and cellar entrances. In case you have an area committed to storage that contains cardboard boxes or other items, they may easily hide out under items whenever they access the room.

Proven Methods to Lower The Chance for Millipede Problems

Eliminate any extra compost. Make sure that a 6 inch gap is in between the concrete foundation and any flowerbeds or shrubbery. This includes eliminating any mulch, grass and fallen foliage right against the property’s exterior.
Take a look at the screens on the doors, windows and vents. It is important that attic and crawl space screens are secure and not damaged. All access doors should shut and seal correctly, avoiding any excess room for unwanted insects to get in through, since they can and will.

Ensure the doors and windows have got weather stripping that’s unharmed and free of damages. If you do not have weather stripping or it’s broken the pesky pests are able to enter and so it really needs to be dealt with. Your basement doorways need secure and safe weather stripping. Whenever you can notice light directly below or surrounding a doorway (or windows) it needs to be fixed.

Don’t wait until the millipedes have already significantly invaded your property – call (818) 273-6530  today!

Send us a message or Request a FREE estimate

Contact us now and get a reply within 24 hours!

+ =