How to get rid of crickets?
your home is well sealed is the primary form of defense for house
crickets and field crickets. Properly sealing door sweeps,
screening crawlspace vents and sealing cracks and crevices helps.
Camelback crickets are defendant on high humidity levels. Installing an
appropriately sized dehumidifier will help to eliminate the
conditions required for this and other pests.
How do I recognize them?
come in several different species. The most common are house and field
crickets which are ¾ to 7/8 in length. They are either brown or black in
color. Often their telltale chirping is the only sign that they are
present. A cousin, the cave or camelback cricket as they are also
called, appear to be more like large jumping spiders rather than
crickets. They are striped and tend to infest damp environments.
Where did I get crickets from?
Field Crickets often invade camelback crickets will also do this, but if
humidity levels and conditions are right, they may actually breed within
the basement or crawlspace. Damp undersides of decks, especially those
with leaf debris often harbor these pests.
What are crickets effects on me or my home?
do not damage your home nor do they transmit any diseases. They are
merely a nuisance pest. Camelback crickets are often an indicator of
elevated humidity levels. These elevated humidity levels can lead to
wood decay and other more destructive pests. Camelback crickets do not
chirp like their cousins.
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