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Life along the beautiful Chesapeake Bay is grand ― except, of course, for the pests. Disease-carrying, food-devouring creatures that gain access to homes and workplaces can cause a variety of problems. When this happens, quick action is needed to keep a small pest intrusion from turning into a full-blown infestation. At Accel Pest & Termite Control, our experienced Chesapeake pest control team offers effective solutions to all types of pest problems for residential and commercial customers. All of our services come with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and are priced affordably so that everyone can enjoy freedom from annoying pests.
Call Accel Pest & Termite Control now for help with:
- Bed bugs
- Bees & wasps
- Moisture control
- Crawl space & attic insulation
Don't wait until a pest problem gets out of control to give us a call. Request your FREE in-person estimate when you call 757-384-1302.
A termite has six legs, two short antennae, and a soft body that's divided into two segments. For part of its lifespan, it also has wings. What makes a termite instantly recognizable is its light color; in fact, many of these insects are semi-translucent.
Termites often leave their underground colonies to seek food inside homes. They enter buildings through cracks or by chewing through such wooden items as steps and posts. Once inside, they feast on wood and often cause extensive damage. Over time, they can even topple structures.
An ant's body contains three sections: The head and thorax are narrow, and the abdomen is bulbous. It also features two bent antennae, six legs, and two mouthparts resembling tiny claws. Ants are usually brown or black, but some can be red, yellow, or a mixture of colors.
The Chesapeake Bay area is replete with the kind of soil in which ants thrive. Even so, these insects regularly enter houses to hunt for food, and they're adept at penetrating the smallest of openings. Plus, ants can locate ideal hiding spots inside window frames, walls, and foundations. Even worse, ants can contaminate food supplies, and some of them bite and sting humans.
The typical rat has a long tail, multiple whiskers, and fur that's black, brown, or gray. Additionally, it possesses 16 teeth, including protruding incisors. Indeed, rats can chew through various construction materials to break into buildings, and these rodents frequently gain access through pipes and holes as well.
In most cases, rats only bite people if they feel threatened. Still, rodent bites can transmit disease, and people can likewise become ill after coming into contact with rat urine or saliva.
A mosquito is a slim fly with comparatively long legs, antennae, a pointy mouthpart that looks like a hummingbird's beak, and four wings. Two of the wings are halteres; they're much shorter than the other two.
Mosquitoes often inhabit lawns and shrubs. They lay eggs in pools of standing water, and they go into houses via open windows and doors, broken screens, and other gaps. In some cases, these insects can spread serious diseases like malaria and Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).
Bed Bug Control
Bed bugs are tiny, reddish brown insects that sustain themselves on the blood of humans. Gross, right? You may begin to notice a bed bug problem by unusual stains on your bed linens or by an unpleasant, slightly sweet odor in the air. But bed bugs don't limit themselves to just beds—they can also be found in the folds of curtains, in the cracks of your sofa, or even under carpeting.
Bed bug problems can be difficult to get rid of without the help of a professional pest control company. Accel is a proud member of the bedbugFREE network, distinguishing us as experts in bed bug control. Our No-Prep Solution means that you won't have to spend countless hours preparing your home for our services. We aim to make our service as easy and stress-free as possible!
Contact Our Chesapeake Exterminators Today!
Perhaps you've noticed signs that rodents or insects have infiltrated your home or business. Or maybe you'd like to prevent such an infestation from happening in the first place. Either way, the most effective course of action is to contact Accel. The Accel team is always available to handle your Chesapeake pest control needs in a safe, professional, and affordable manner.
Give us a call today at 757-384-1302 or request a service online.