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Millipede Pest Control for Your Home

Your home is your haven, so it is reasonable to expect a pest-free environment. Schopen Pest Solutions ensures that is a reality for homeowners in Northern Illinois and Southeastern Wisconsin. We have been helping customers in the Chicagoland area eliminate all types of pests for years, and we are eager to do the same for you. Among the pests that may infest your home are millipedes and other occasional invaders. Though they are not harmful to humans or pets, their presence in your house is nevertheless unwelcome. They are unsightly and unpleasant, so it is essential to eliminate them before they multiply. If you notice one or more crawling across your floor, call us today to learn about how we can get rid of them and prevent them from returning.

Understanding Millipedes

Millipedes are arthropods that typically live in a damp environment and feed on decaying organic material. You can find them near your house in flowerbeds, mulch, or piles of leaves. But they may migrate into your home during heavy rains that flood their habitat. They may also enter your home in search of water during dry periods. These pests are usually one to two inches long and feature worm-like bodies with dozens of legs. They typically do not survive very long inside, but homeowners still want to get rid of them and stop migrations into basements, crawlspaces, attics, and garages.

Signs of a Millipede Infestation in Your Home

Millipedes can be stealth creatures, so you may not notice any telltale signs of an infestation in your home. The only way many homeowners know about millipedes is by seeing them crawling across their floors or counters in search of food or shelter. If you suspect you may have a millipede infestation in your home, call Schopen Pest Solutions. We know where to look to find them before evicting them from your residence.

Millipede Pest Experts in Northern Illinois

Our Team Can Get Rid of Millipedes

The sight of millipedes scurrying across your floors may make your skin crawl, so it is important to get rid of them as soon as you notice their presence. In some cases, they will retreat to their natural habitat without professional assistance. But when they do not leave in a timely manner, Schopen Pest Solutions can help expedite the process. We use state-of-the-art equipment, reliable products, and many green pesticides. Each project is unique, but we will devise a plan to eliminate millipedes using sprays, powders, or bug barriers.

Ways to Prevent a Millipede Infestation

Millipede prevention is the best way to keep your home free of pests. We want you to understand ways to be proactive about pest control, so we have compiled a list of suggestions to keep millipedes and other occasional invaders out of your house. They include:

  • Avoid piling leaves, mulch, or grass clippings near your house
  • Use dehumidifiers or sump pumps to keep your basement and crawlspaces dry
  • Ensure your gutters are efficient to keep water away from your foundation
  • Repair any leaky faucets or water pipes promptly
  • Seal all cracks in your walls, windows, and foundation

Our Comprehensive Pest Removal Services

With many years of industry experience, we have refined our pest control programs to ensure the best results possible. Whether you have an infestation of flying insects, or millipedes we will address your problem using one or more of the following approaches:

  • Initial Service – A member of our expert team will thoroughly inspect your property to identify infestations before tailoring a treatment plan to meet your needs.
  • Follow-Up Service – We will return to your house within a few weeks of your initial service and apply the additional
  • Quarterly Service – A quarterly service program ensures your property is devoid of pests all year long.
  • Power Spray Program – We utilize an innovative Broad Application sprayer as part of our Power Spray Program (PSP).

Contact Schopen Pest Solutions Today

Whether you are making dinner in the kitchen or completing an art project in the basement, you want peace of mind knowing a millipede will not crawl up your leg. Schopen Pest Solutions can provide that assurance. We offer pest control services to homeowners in Northern Illinois and Southeastern Wisconsin, and we can get rid of millipedes in your house. Contact us today to request a quote.

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