American Cockroach - The adult American cockroach range from 1 3/8" 2 1/8" long, their bodies are oval in shape and reddish brown with their head being pale brown to yellowish in color. The American cockroach is not only a nuisance but has been known to be a disease carrier. Our service will control most infestations of American cockroaches on the exterior and interior as well. In addition, the Oro Valley Pest Control technician can advise on things that may be contributors to the problem.
Black Widow Spider - The adult female is about 1/2" including an almost spherical abdomen with overall length including legs of about 1 1/2"-1 3/8". Females are black in color with identifiable marking of a red hourglass. They are the most venomous spiders in North America Black Widow's can be found in irregular webs and hang upside down or in sheltered places, under stones, firewood piles, under decking, hollow tree stumps, barns, sheds, meter boxes, bricks, barrels and woodpiles. They are know for having strong "sticky" webs. If you encounter black widows avoid them and contact us, we can help!
German Cockroach - The adult German cockroach range from 1/2" 5/8" long, their bodies are oval in shape and light brown to tan in color. The German roach prefers warm and humid places such as kitchens and bathrooms. Infestations occur in areas where we eat, drink, watch TV and even sleep, making any food and or water source a prime harborage area. The German Cockroach is not only a nuisance but has been known to be a disease carrier. Sanitation is the cornerstone to effective long lasting control of German cockroaches. This requires assistance from the people living in the home as well as a complete interior treatment.
House Cricket - The adult House cricket is 3/4" 7/8" long. They are typically light yellowish brown with 3 dark cross-bands on the head. The House crickets name comes from the fact that this cricket often enters homes where they can survive indefinitely, hence the House cricket. The house cricket feeds on wool, cotton and synthetics, resulting in large areas of fabric being eaten. The House cricket typically lives outdoors during warm weather, when cold weather is approaching they seek refuge inside homes and sheds. Their presence is often indicated by the males chirping sound which occurs either day or night and is known as a calling song used to attract females.
Scorpions - Our Oro Valley Pest Control team knows scorpions all too well. They are members of the arachnid classification of invertebrate animals, and are related to spiders. Of all its relatives, the Bark Scorpion is the most venomous scorpion in North America, and is also commonly found roaming around homes and businesses throughout the Oro Valley, Arizona area. Scorpions typically hide during the day under rocks, woodpiles, or in cinderblock fencing. They do not burrow, and are commonly found in homes, requiring only 1/16 of an inch to enter. Oro Valley Pest Control technicians have extensive experience treating residential properties for scorpions including the Bark Scorpion.