Pests We Treat : Crickets

Crickets are a nuisance pest that can keep you awake at night with their incessant chirping. They also know to chew/eat fabric—including your clothing and blankets—and destroy paper products and pet food. While they are not harmful or dangerous to your health, they can still interrupt your daily life. In order to combat an infestation of crickets, you can count on the team at My Pest Pros.

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How to Identify Crickets

Crickets are characterized by their large, strong, hind legs for jumping and yellowish brown or shiny, black color. They have two sets of wings and long antennae. The most obvious sign of crickets in your home is a loud chirping noise. A cricket makes this sound by rubbing their front wings together in an attempt to attract a mate.

Since they are nocturnal, it is likely that this sound will only be present at night. They are drawn to moist or warm settings within your home or building. They are often found in basements and garages. Another sign of a cricket infestation is chewed fabric. If you see signs of a cricket infestation, don’t hesitate to contact us for cricket removal or inspection.

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A cricket sitting on a rock

Tips for Preventing Crickets

  • Mow your lawn on a regular basis and keep foliage trimmed
  • Avoid creating piles of wood or leaves
  • Seal cracks and crevices around your home

How My Pest Pros Helps

Crickets can be a nuisance and wreak havoc on your sleep schedule.They are also just plain scary for many people. Taking preventative measures can deter crickets from coming into your home, but they are not a long-term solution. If you have a cricket infestation, you will want to hire a professional pest control company to properly exterminate and treat your home.

With more than ten years of experience in this industry, My Pest Pros knows what it takes to control, prevent, and protect your home from crickets. We use effective methods that work well in the Northern Virginia, Central Maryland and the D.C. metro areas. 

We provide fair prices and offer same-day and emergency services. Our trained professionals have dealt with various cricket infestations and work to eliminate the problem at the source. We use the safest and effective products, including ‘green’ treatments that solve your problem while also protecting the environment.

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What customers are saying

My Pest Pros has provided quality service to us for several years. Each technician, especially Chris, provides excellent service and suggestions for solving any problems we might have. We definitely recommend them.

Anne PriorFairfax, VA

The technician handling our property, Mr. Hargrove, is obviously quite capable. He has, from the first visit, explained what he was doing and fully answered all our questions. The results of his efforts are evident in the fact that the latest visit provided evidence that the infestation was not spreading and also none of the "bait" had been consumed since his last visit. Thank you for providing us with the services of this fine gentleman. We would have no problems recommending him and your firm to friends and neighbors.

Richard EllisSpringfield VA

Chris came out to my house in a timely manner. He showed me where mice had been eating the bait in one of the traps. I appreciate learning more about rodent control. Chris was informative and polite. Thanks.

Barbara LassArlington, VA

The young man that came by my house today to do a treatment was "excellent!" He noticed in my backyard there were ant hills and he immediately sprayed that area. All I can say was keep up the good work Sinjay.

Georgia HamptonUpper Marlboro, MD

Chris is friendly, professional and knowledgeable. Thank you.

Jerry LinAlexandria, VA

Very professional and friendly. Glad I decided to choose this company.

Joseph StaabNottingham, MD

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