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Pests that Pose the Greatest Threat to Arkansans

Pest control technician treating areas outside home
Regularly scheduled pest control decreases you chances of coming in contact with unwanted pests.

The pests that post the greatest threat to Arkansan homes, families and pets include ants, beetles, mosquitoes, spiders, moths, rodents, fire ants, cockroaches, termites, bedbugs, and wasps.

  • Ants can cause structural damage and contaminate food.

  • Beetles attack hardwoods and weaken structures.

  • Mosquitoes are a nuisance and can transmit diseases like West Nile virus.

  • Spiders, though mostly harmless, can be venomous.

  • Moths damage clothing, curtains, rugs, and other furnishings.

  • Rodents like mice and rats carry diseases harmful to humans and pets.

  • Fire ants are aggressive and their stings are painful.

  • Cockroaches can contaminate food and trigger allergic reactions.

  • Termites cause serious structural damage.

  • Bedbugs are a major nuisance and require professional extermination.

  • Wasps may build nests indoors and their sting can lead to an allergic reaction.


To decrease your changes of coming in contact with these unwelcomed critters, regularly schedule pest control service is recommended. Learn more about our termite and pest control services.


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