“I’ve always been a little uptight about keeping our house clean,” Margie said. “So you can understand why I freaked out when I saw a cockroach. I want them gone, before they make anyone in the family sick.”
Pests That Can Make Your Family Sick: Cockroaches
While many people have a deep aversion to even the sight of cockroaches, did you know these crawling creatures can make your family sick? Cockroaches carry bacteria all over the place, and they contaminate your food with their saliva and droppings. Do you really want your kids eating the cereal after a roach has pooped in it?
If you’ve seen roaches in the house, call in your South Shore pest management company. They’ll take care of the situation so your family can stay safe and healthy.
Pests That Can Make Your Family Sick: Mice & Rats
Not all harmful pests are creepy crawlers. Rats and mice may look cute – we guess – but like cockroaches, they carry bacteria and leave their droppings everywhere. When a pest makes your family sick this way, you can expect them to experience gastrointestinal distress, including a stomach ache and diarrhea. This can be a dangerous situation, especially for very young children, the elderly, or anyone with an underlying health condition.
Pests That Can Make Your Family Sick: Mosquitoes
At the very top of the list of harmful pests: mosquitoes. Not only do these flying creatures bite, they spread many harmful diseases. Mosquitoes spread malaria, West Nile Virus, EEE, and more. Around the world, the mosquito is considered one of the top threats to human health. Here in the South Shore area, when you have a mosquito problem on your property, it’s time to call in the pest management company. Using a complete family and pet-safe system, they can eliminate all of the current mosquitoes from your property, take out the next generation of larva and nymphs, and work with you to prevent the mosquitoes from returning.