Pests can be present anywhere, as long as there is a human presence. In the locality of Montplaisant, the pests that invade houses most frequently are rodents, bed bugs, cockroaches and certain species of birds. If you face a pest infestation in Montplaisant, know that at Solutions Cimex, we offer quality extermination services at affordable prices.
What damage can pests cause to a property?
Pests can cause a wide variety of damage to a property. Here is an overview:
· Structural damage
Termites, carpenter ants and rats can damage the structure of your home. Termites eat wood from the inside, which can weaken walls, ceilings and floors. Carpenter ants dig galleries in wood, which can also weaken structures. Rats can gnaw on electrical wires, pipes and walls, which can cause significant damage.
· Electrical damage
As just mentioned, rodents tend to gnaw on electrical wires, which can cause short circuits and fires. Spiders can also weave webs in electrical boxes, which can cause electrical malfunctions.
· Food-related damage
Mice and cockroaches can cause damage by attacking stored food. They can contaminate food with feces, urine, and bacteria, which can cause illness.
· Health-related damage
Pests can transmit diseases to humans and pets. Mosquitoes and ticks can transmit diseases like Lyme fever and malaria. Rodents can transmit diseases like leptospirosis and salmonellosis. Cockroaches can also cause allergies and asthma.
· Cosmetic damage
Pests can cause cosmetic damage to your property. Wasps can build unsightly ball-shaped nests on exterior walls. Bats can build nests in attics, which can cause urine stains on walls and ceilings.