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What Pest Does the Doctor Control?

Here is a list of some common Florida Pests

PEST IDENTIFICATION TOOL

Some of the most common pests that people encounter in their homes in South Florida, include:

1. Cockroaches: Cockroaches, particularly the German cockroach and American cockroach, are prevalent in South Florida. They are attracted to warm and humid environments and can contaminate food, spread diseases, and trigger allergies.

2. Ants: Various ant species are common in South Florida, such as Argentine ants, ghost ants, Sugar ants, Crazy ants and fire ants. They are often found in kitchens and can contaminate food and cause property damage.

3. Termites: Subterranean and Drywood termites are a major concern in South Florida due to the region's warm and moist climate. They can cause significant structural damage to homes if left untreated.

4. Mosquitoes: Miami's tropical climate makes it a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. They are not only annoying but also carry diseases such as dengue fever, Zika virus, and West Nile virus.

5. Rodents: Rats and mice are common pests in Miami, especially in urban areas. They can cause property damage, contaminate food, and transmit diseases.

6. Bed bugs: Bed bugs are a growing problem in Miami, primarily due to increased travel and tourism. They can infest bedding, furniture, and upholstery, causing itchy bites and sleep disturbances.

7. Spiders: While most spiders in South Florida are harmless, species like the brown widow and black widow can pose a threat. They tend to hide in dark corners and can deliver painful bites.

8. Silverfish: Silverfish are small, wingless insects that thrive in humid environments. They can damage books, paper, and fabrics.

9. Fleas and ticks: Pets can bring fleas and ticks into homes, leading to infestations. These pests can bite humans and pets, causing discomfort and transmitting diseases.

10. Flies: Various fly species, including house flies and fruit flies, can be found in Miami. They are attracted to food and can spread bacteria and diseases.

Remember, it is essential to consult with professional pest control experts for proper identification and effective treatment of pests in your area.

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