If you know anything about scorpions, the word alone might make you shiver. Scorpions are a common pest in the United States, and they pose many dangers to humans. Most notably, they have venomous stingers that can be very dangerous when injected with poison into the human body. The stinger will inject this poison deep inside their victim. This and many other reasons are why you should hire a professional Portland scorpion exterminator to get the job done quickly and safe.
If left unchecked, they can be a threat to you and your loved ones. Their sting can be lethal in some cases but more common symptoms include redness, itching, swelling, sweating, and even drooling.
Since they are one of the more dangerous pests out there, it is critical you contact a specialist for immediate scorpion extermination.
Scorpions are surprisingly fast and know how to defend themselves with their stinger. Trying to capture them or smash them on your own is something that should be avoided at all costs. To deal with scorpion extermination, you need to seek professional help from Saela Pest Control. A professional will use equipment and products that will eliminate the scorpions and their nest so that you can feel safe and at ease, while relaxing in your home.
When you contact Saela, you can trust that your service specialist will know exactly what to do to take care of the scorpions in or around your home. Your specialist will know where to treat, what products to use, and how to best terminate this pest.
When a professional from Saela Portland is done performing scorpion extermination on your property, it is best if you take precautions to prevent an infestation from happening again. Our service specialist will provide you with tips to adhere to like:
Seal any place that the scorpion can get through, especially anywhere that has a basement or crawlspace access. A good place to start is in the garage; you can prevent scorpions from getting into the garage by sealing any cracks and openings.
One common area for scorpions is underneath porches. If you have one, make sure it is sealed, too, because they can crawl underneath the wood and find a way in. There are some other things to look out for, such as any exterior windows or doors that could be left open, which would allow them easy access into your home.
If you live in a scorpion-infested area, it is advisable to check your closet and cabinets for scorpions. Check your bed and remove any bed skirts before you get in it. If possible, use a flashlight to check around the room and under furniture for scorpions. Remove any clutter that might be inviting insects inside your home, such as cardboard boxes, fabric scraps on the floor.
Scorpions climb walls and ceilings to find cracks or holes where crickets hide since scorpions consume crickets. Similar to centipedes, scorpions will eat just about anything they can get their pincers on. It is so important that you eliminate crickets or any other pests to reduce the chances of scorpions entering your home.
To avoid this pest, you can contact a pest control company like Saela to deal with scorpions, crickets, and other common pests like spiders, wasps, and ants.
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