These insects are strange looking creatures long flattened bodies broad at the front and thin at the rear. They are shaped like a teardrop and comes in various colours such as brownish grey, white, bluish silver. Although they prefer dark and damp places with high moisture with a preference for attics, kitchens, bathroom, and basement, they can be found in any location within the home. They are very destructive insects that are attracted to paper and damp cloth which they destroy. They feed on starches and sugars and generally carbohydrate.
With their destructive feeding habits, these insects can be a real problem in the home as render documents, books, clothes, etc. useless. While they do not transmit any disease, they can trigger allergic reactions in some people and can also attract other insects such as carpet beetles into your home.
The best way to deal with these pests is to prevent them, which is why it is essential to know how they get into your home. Most times, it is even the homeowner that transport these insects into the house without knowing, and once they are inside the home, they can quickly spread cardboard boxes and plastic containers. They are attracted to moist places can Find access into your home through gaps in the door, torn screens, and foundation cracks.
Once they are in your home, it is important to get rid of them ASAP. Most times, you only notice them through the results of their actions and their pepper-like faeces because they are nocturnal insects, adept at hiding and move very fast. This means that infestation might have been on for a long time before you even discover it. At GAIMPS, we provide the right solution to keep these insects out of your home.
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