Types Of Pests That Can Be Detrimental To Homes

Not only can pests be a nuisance to your everyday life, but they can also pose a threat to the structural integrity of your house. Homeowners who have dealt with pest issues in the past know this all too well. Keep reading to discover which pests can be the most detrimental to homes.


Termites will gnaw on any type of wood they encounter. This means that termites will chew on pieces of wooden furniture as well as wooden beams. If you see sawdust-like droppings throughout your home, it is possible that you have a termite infestation to contend with. 


Mice can push their way through tiny cracks or openings in your home’s siding or foundation. Once they are inside, they tend to hide in dark and unoccupied areas of the house. When mice decide to set up shop in your walls, it is likely that they will chew on the insulation because it is within their immediate vicinity. 

Fire Ants

You may not be alarmed if you see one ant in your house. However, that would not be the case if you have ever been stung by a fire ant! To add insult to injury, fire ants can also cause damage to your home’s electrical system. 

Are you dealing with a pest problem in your home? If this strikes a chord with you, it’s time to do something about it! The professionals here at Knockout Pest Control can knockout pests and keep them down for the count. 

Call 1-800-244-PEST or 1-800-244-7378 to schedule an appointment with us.

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