Flooding in the Tampa Bay Area Has Bugs on the Rise

Earths Best Pest Control, located in the Tampa Bay area, discusses the challenges presented with insects due to the recent flooding in west central Florida.

During the recent weeks, it has been raining non stop in the Tampa Bay Area. This rain has caused flooding in many of Bay area communities. These flood conditions are causing insects to look for higher, drier ground. Consequently, it has caused an increase of pests inside of homes and businesses.

Earths Best Pest Control has seen an increase of ants, roaches and spiders throughout Pinellas County. Homes in Clearwater, St Petersburg and adjoining counties have reported pests inside for the first time ever. Once these bugs enter the homes and businesses, they will not leave on their own. Treatment from a licensed pest control company in the Tampa Bay area or from do it yourself products should be employed in order to rid the structure of these unwanted pests.

Tampa itself is not without pests as a result of the rains and flooding. While the reports for Drywood Termites and Bed Bugs have decreased in Hillsborough County these past few weeks, ants seem to be the biggest issue at this time. Just like in Pinellas County, it is unlikely that these pests will go away on its own. Once these bugs take up residence in our structures, a treatment of either traditional or natural pest control is needed to eradicate these invaders.

Another concern from the flooding throughout the Tampa Bay Area is the potential of a Subterranean Termite Infestation. Be aware that Subterranean Termites love wet conditions, and that’s just what the rain has brought. This added rain might just be what attracts these unwanted critters to a home or business. These pests can go undetected until they cause damage to the building. Have the structure inspected by a licensed pest control company in order to know if these pests have entered the structure.

At this time, there may not have an insect invader bothering the building; this does not mean the building is out of the woods just yet. There is a possibility for pests to enter the home or business once the water recedes. This occurs as the pests look for a safer place to nest and for their next meal. Begin a treatment as soon as these pests are first noticed. The sooner a treatment regimen occurs the faster the structure will be free of these unwanted critters.

Contact Info:
Name: Bill Ezzo
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Organization: Earths Best Pest Control
Address: Tampa, FL
Phone: 1-800-634-1313
Website: http://insectfree.com/

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