How to Get Rid of Springtail Infestations in Your Denville, NJ Home & Yard; Springtail Pest Inspections, Remove Clutter & Damp Areas

Pests come in all different shapes, sizes and colors and every one of them will do all they can to gain access into your home. Springtails are no different. These pests are closely related to insects but there are some differences. Springtails are wingless pests and have simple eyes. They have the ability to continuously molt throughout their lifetime and they have a hinge on their bodies that help them to escape from predators. Springtails also have a tube which is used to suck up or release fluid and attach to surfaces. Merlin’s Pest Control technicians are familiar with the springtail and know exactly what it takes to keep them from occupying your home.

Springtails are Extremely Resilient & Can Survive in any Environment

Unlike other pests, springtails can survive in every environment that exists, from hot extreme temperatures in the desert, to thick heavily vegetated forests, to freezing temperatures in the Polar Regions, this pest is extremely resilient and will survive no matter what the conditions. One of the more interesting facts about springtails is that they breathe directly through their skin, which has complex structures to protect them from getting too wet or drowning. Getting grid of springtails on your own is very difficult and requires the assistance of a professional form Merlin’s Pest Control.

Springtails are Romantics & Will Dance During Mating Season

Springtails enjoy courtship, during mating season they can be seen “dancing” with one another, taking the time to get to know their potential mate before getting down to business. Some springtails have even been known to participate in “head banging” taking the punk rocker road to mating. After romantically dancing or frantically head banging, the springtails mating will usually involve the production of a spermatophore by the male, which is then taken up by the female springtail to fertilize her eggs. While springtails may appear to have a young spirit when it comes to mating practices, fossil springtails have been found dating from 400 million years ago, which makes them the oldest hexapods recorded, older than most groups of insects.

Springtails are Active this Time of Year and Will Invade Your Home

Springtails become a nuisance during the spring and summer time, so now is the time of year to keep your eyes on the lookout for any that are getting a little too close to your home. Springtails can appear in very large numbers in and around puddles, patios, garages, pools, basements, sinks and bathtubs. While spraying a large number of springtails may appear to have solved the problem, you will notice another large number of them back in the exact same spot in a few days. Large numbers of springtails will continue migrating from the nesting site, so it is important to attack springtail infestations right at the source.

Springtail Pest Inspections, Prevention, Control & Removal in Bridgewater, Rockaway, Denville, Parsippany-Troy Hills & Northern New Jersey

Merlin’s Pest Control is skilled and experienced in dealing with springtails and springtail infestations. Our technicians will pinpoint the exact location of springtail nests and eliminate them from your property. Contact Merlin’s Pest Control today for the best springtail control services available.

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