Prime Time for Insects in Kansas City is in the Spring

Missouri and Kansas are beautiful states that offer a large variety of wildlife and vegetation in wide-open spaces. Springtime in this area not only welcomes warmer temps and increased outdoor activities but also welcomes a whole new number of insects that are ready to eat, multiply and cause havoc to your home and property. Kansas City has an excellent environment for these insects to thrive in. If your home is not properly prepared for this onslaught, then springtime may not be as enjoyable as you had hoped!

Getting Rid of American & German Cockroaches

Cockroaches are the most common insect that humans will ever come in contact with. The most common species of this insect are American and German. Cockroaches tend to stick with humans as we inadvertently provide them with reliable needs; shelter, food, and water. This allows them to thrive and survive. Cockroaches have the ability to squeeze into the smallest of spaces to gain access to your home, and most homeowners do not realize there is a problem until there is an infestation. Zip Zap Termite & Pest Control has the skills to rid your home of these pests permanently.

Coming out of Hibernation

Kansas City is home to a variety of scorpion species. They will hibernate during the winter and come out when it starts to warm up for the spring. This area provides the perfect environment for scorpions. Unfortunately, scorpions will sting you or a family member when they feel threatened or are startled. Many do not even realize a scorpion is hiding out in their clothes or shoes until they’ve been stung. It is a good habit to get into shaking your shoes or clothing out before putting them on. Please call Zip Zap to schedule an appointment for inspection and extermination if there are any scorpions present. 816-407-PEST (7378)

Are There Ants Everywhere?

There are over 200 species of ants in this area, and many of these will sting you and cause a great deal of pain. Common species of ants around us are sugar ants, leafcutter, carpenter, and the most dreaded fire ant. If you have ever been bitten by a fire ant or accidentally walked into a fire ant bed, then you know how excruciating the pain is and how fast they can climb up your legs. If there is any detection of ants, scorpions, cockroaches, or any other unwanted pest, do not hesitate to call Zip Zap Termite & Pest Control. 816-407-PEST (7378)

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