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Cricket Removal - Miller Pest Control Kansas City, Missouri


Quick Facts


Bodies can range up to 1 in (25 mm) long

Preferred Habitat

Where there is warmth and moisture. Typically outside during the warmer months and inside sheds and houses during the colder months.

Known Health Issues

They are not a know public heath risk, but can damage items like clothing and even carpeting.
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Crickets enjoy environments that are damp and warm, so they normally are found outside during the summer and inside your house or shed when colder weather hits. Crickets do not cause any danger to humans and are more of just a nuisance due to their chirping, also known as stridulation.

Crickets can grow up to 1 in. (25 mm) in length, have a black/brown body, and span over 900 species. Crickets feed on materials such as young plants, fungus, and decaying plant material. If an infestation occurs, a Miller Pest & Termite technician will come in and pinpoint vulnerable areas of your home, treating spots with rotting wood or spaces that provide warmth or heat that crickets find attractive.