Are Millipedes Creeping into your home

Are Millipedes Creeping into your home

Millipedes usually are considered an outdoor pest that may seek refuge in dark, damp areas around and inside your home. Millipedes live outdoors, and feed on damp, decaying vegetation, forest litter, grass clippings; compost heaps, and mulched areas. Female Millipedes can lie from 20 to 300 eggs in decaying organic material. The eggs hatch in a few weeks called “Thousand Legers” they have two pair of legs attached to each body segment.

Collier Pest Control through experience has learned that the majority of Millipede migration will stop soon after our first cold front passes through that brings the temperature down to the low 50’s Millipede activity will begin again when the temperatures stay above 75 to 80 degrees.

Collier Pest Control sympathizes if you are having a Millipede problem. If you are seeing a few Millipedes daily, we can apply a Collier Compete Pest Control Treatment to control your immediate problem. If you are seeing large numbers of Millipedes invading your home, we can apply a Millipede Treatment to the lawn and perimeter of your home. Collier Pest Control will apply our exclusive Millipede Treatment containing a high tech granular material to your entire your lawn and a liquid insect repellant around the base of your home to give you complete control of Millipedes. Eliminating excess areas of high moisture and mulch from the lawn will help control and stop millipedes from being around your home.

If you live in Naples, Fort Myers, or Southwest Florida and are having a problem with Millipedes call 239-455-4300, Collier Pest Control today for a free estimate and a complete explanation of all of our services, or look us up on our web site at Do not let unwanted guests spoil your beautiful Southwest Florida lifestyle. Remember, Florida does not have to be shared with insects!

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