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Pest Gallery - Pest Control RI

The damage these pests can do!

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1.	Adult Bedbugs: Image of fully formed adult stage bedbugsAllegheny Mound Ants_multiple mounds: About 10 mounds visible in this picture. This particular situation had over 50 mounds spread out over 200yds. This ant species has the ability to build mounds several feet high & several feet underground with tens of Adult Bedbugs: Image of fully formed adult stage bedbugsBedbugs in a spider web: This goes to show you how bedbugs have the ability to spread out away from the original infestation site. Female bedbugs wander away from infestation points as a matter of survival. In this photo bedbugs have left the room to moveBedbugs infecting-mattress: What an infested mattress looks like. Eggs, nymphs, adults, cast skins, & blood stains all show in this picture. Bedbugs aggregate (bunch up) together like roaches due to pheromone indicators. This causes odors to build that reBig Dead Rat: Victory in the field by an EHS service specialist. It is urban legend that “rats are as big as cats” and like fishing tales they get bigger the more the story is told. While the rat pictured here is a big one, the largest rat recorded on is Bottle Fly: When you see one of these it usually means death. They are often associated with a decomposing carcass but can & will breed in any decaying organic matter. Flies are able to transmit bacteria & diseases by being in contact with filthy-unsanitaCarpenter Ant Colony: What you do not see can hurt you! Carpenter Ants build nests inside wall and other invisible areas of your home. The construct multiple nests in/around your home and each nest can contain thousands of ants and cause extensive damage
Carpenter Ant Damage II: As you can tell, carpenter ants can create extensive & costly damage!Carpenter Ant Swarmer: Here you can see a carpenter ant swarmer. Only a mature colony will swarm and this often takes 4-5yrs of development. When you see this type of carpenter ant you know you have a very well established and often large colony.Carpenter Ant Tree Damage: Damage to a tree by carpenter ants is a serious issue because it can fall on your house, car, or worse yet a loved one or pet. It is a serious issue that happens quite often.Carpenter Ant Tree Damage II: You can see how carpenter ants affect the stability of a tree by causing internal damage with their galleries.Carpenter Ant: Here you can see a carpenter ant major worker.Copier Mouse 1 and 3: So much for a paper jam being the cause of your copier problems! Here is an office nightmare!!! A mouse that got stuck inside a copier cartridge and died.Copier Mouse 1 and 3: So much for a paper jam being the cause of your copier problems! Here is an office nightmare!!! A mouse that got stuck inside a copier cartridge and died.EEE Transmit: Eastern Equine Encephalitis is a killer disease transmitted by mosquitoes. This illustration depicts how they spread the disease.
Motel 6 Lawsuit: Documented proof that bedbugs, if not handled correctly & taken VERY seriously, can + will cost you dearly! This is an actual document from the U.S. Court of Appeals (final verdict) awarding two people a total of $372,000 for being torturMouse Five Dollar Damage: This is an actual $5 bill found used as part of a mouse nest. The mouse is known as “the little thief” and this picture proves it! Next time you are missing money do not blame a family member or friend….it could be a mouse!Mouse in computer: Needless to say the odor was an issue! If you can look closely the mouse got wedged inside the computer tower. When mice are stressed out they defecate (urine + fecal matter) and when they die they lose other body fluids. In this situatMouse Nest in Wall Insulation: This picture goes to show you how difficult & challenging mice are to control. This image shows a cut away section of stainless steel sheeting + sheet rock in a commercial restaurant. As you can see by the droppings, gnawingMouseD2: The U.S Dept. of Fire Prevention estimates that up to 25% of all fires of unknown origin may have been caused by rodents! Mice & rats love to chew on electrical wires because it stimulates & resembles a natural behavior in the wild, chewing on grMultiple Ticks on a dog: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) list New England as a hot zone for tick borne diseases and that tick populations are epidemic. This picture shows you how aggressive ticks are when they find a suitable host + how many ticks m
Multiple ticks on finch: When people hear ticks they think of deer. The problem with ticks is they can get onto your property from deer, chipmunks, squirrels, raccoons, skunks, rabbits, birds, etc. Basically any mammal has the ability to deposit ticks on Nutmeg Mouse Damage: If mice want something really bad they almost always get what they want. When it comes to getting to a food source their abilities are downright amazing! In this image they surgically removed the bottom of this nutmeg container & remoPallet Damage Mice: Mice have heavily infested this warehouse for years and it took EHS to solve the problem. Mice chewed through the paper on top of the pallet from underneath it to burrow into the bags of top soil. They created an intricate burrow systeRat Air Freshener Damage: This restaurant had the smell of rats in a crawl space under their facility. After the previous firm failed to eliminate the rats (they would not go into the crawl space) EHS came in and got down & dirty! While in the crawl spaceRat Burrows: The more a rat problem persists the more burrows they create. These burrows were in an abandoned building next to an occupied building that rats were encroaching upon. The burrows were so severe that they uprooting trees and chain link fencinRat Damage to aluminum screening: Here is a failed attempt by another pest control firm at rodent proofing. Rats can apply 8,000 LBS of pressure per square inch. At EHS we not only know this but respect it. While many firms use aluminum & galvanized screeRat damage to station: This picture shows you the feeding frenzy caused by rats. They damaged one of our hard molded tamper resistant bait stations to get to the rodenticide inside.Rat Gnaw Marks around a pipe: If you look at this picture you will see two things…..1) rat gnaw marks to the wood. 2) That greasy look on the wood & concrete. Rats will gnaw on a runway to make it more accessible. That grease buildup is not that, it is raRoach Fecal matter on cabinet: Needless to say this is a severe infestation! Roaches create fecal matter/staining that looks like pepper flakes in tight cracks & crevices. It has a pheromone in it to tell other roaches, “Hey, this is a great place to live
Roaches in Fridge: Needless to say this is an EPIC roach infestation!!! The person in this home had diminished faculties and was unable to adequately care for themselves. This roach problem grew exponentially over years to reach this magnitude. It became Roaches on bathroom floor: Once again, a severe roach infestation!Termite foraging tubes: Termites live in the soil & create these mud tubes to gain protected access to a cellulose source. Often called shelter tube or mud tunnels they are designed to protect worker termites from air or light.Termite tunnel hidden on foundation: Termites are VERY secretive and often go unnoticed & undetected in a structure. To the untrained eye this just looks like mud on the foundation but to an EHS termite specialist we know this is an active termite infestaTwo EHS TM1 damage on table: This is the EHS termite monitors showing actual termite activity/damage. They act as an alarm system for termites and detect activity BEFORE they get into your home. They are included FREE on all carpenter ant and homeowner prTwo rats on M9: When rats are hungry they will aggressively feed on a food source. This picture shows you two for the price of one on a snap trap. Mechanical devices are great tools for rodent control as they crash populations instantaneously without the
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