- Termites do more damage than all fires, hurricanes and tornadoes combined. An estimated 1 billion dollars per year.
- Pigeons carry over 25 diseases and the acid from their droppings damage surfaces.
- One-in-five children in the United States have severe sensitivities to cockroach allergens, which increase the severity of asthma symptoms.
- A pair of rodents can produce a pint of urine and over 10,000 droppings in just one year's time.
- Rodents (rats/mice) are responsible for up to 25% of all fires of unknown origin.
- Mosquitoes are the world's deadliest animal making 500 million people ill and killing over 1 million per year.
- Over 1/4 million people in the U.S. get sick from tick borne diseases.
- Fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes can transmit diseases, including heartworm, to your pests.
These are just some of the of the scary facts on a few pests. Now you understand why we say IT'S YOUR WORLD. PROTECT IT!
George E. Williams Jr., A.C.E.
General Manager - Staff Entomologist