If you suffer from vermin, always call the pest control. The Netherlands has many different types of vermin. Some are harmful to health, others are mainly a nuisance. In all cases you want to get rid of them as soon as possible when they bother you. You can do it yourself, but in most cases it is wise to call a pest controller. They know the best way to fight any type of pest. Below you will find an alphabetical list of the most common pests in the Netherlands.
Horn string is not very common in the Netherlands compared to bees and wasps. However, the horn to wasp is mainly considered scary and aggressive towards bees and wasps. In reality the hornbearer is a lot less aggressive. It has to be said, however, that the sting of a hearing string is considerably more painful than that of its peers. A rarity is the Asian horn string. This species is considered a threat to Dutch bees and is therefore always fought against. The difference between a hearing string and a wasp is that it is a lot bigger, buzzes audibly louder and has a reddish-brown head.
Mice are by far the most common pest in the Netherlands. At least in the number of reports of vermin. Where the mouse is outdoors in the summer, it pulls in when it gets colder. It is logical that mice are often a nuisance in winter. If setting mousetraps yourself doesn’t help any more and the mice jump over the glue boards present, then it is time to call in the pest control. A professional pest controller can be people’s only hope in such cases.
Rats are of a different caliber than any other vermin in the Netherlands. It is one of the few species in which the municipality acts when it comes to pest control. The reason for this comes from the past. Rats were the cause of the plague and cost thousands of people their lives. Rat control is therefore something for which you can call the municipality. Don’t worry. Every pest controller knows what to do with this rodent and will fight it for you without any problems.
Almost everyone has them, the arrival of fruit flies is not really preventable. They cause a lot of inconvenience and it also looks dirty when the whole fruit bowl is full of these creatures. Now there are several ways to get rid of these annoying and small insects, especially the various ‘sweet traps’. However, this does not always solve the problem. When the problem is not solved, it is advisable to call in a fighter, who will make sure that all the flies will disappear from the house.
Woodworm can cause a lot of problems in the house. This is especially the case with somewhat older houses, by using beams the origin of the Woodworm can cause degradation to the structure of the wood. If nothing is done, this can even result in rotten beams in the house, you don’t need this. To avoid all these problems it is a good idea to call in a pest exterminator, this will ensure that you will no longer be bothered by the woodworm in the beams and in other wooden objects in the house.
Many people are frightened when they first find cockroaches in the house. This reaction is perfectly normal, as the cockroach has a bit of a dirty appearance. The cockroach will mainly appear in the dark, but you can also find it in the cupboards and drawers in the kitchen. When you are troubled by cockroaches it is often not enough to get rid of them in your house, garden and kitchen. Pest control, however, knows how to remove these creatures from the house, so they can help you with this.
The clusterfly is very common in the Netherlands, many people only think that the clusterfly is the same as any other kind of fly. This is just not true, because the clusterfly lives in groups. Hence the name ‘cluster fly’. These flies can cause quite a lot of worries, because of this the house will look dirty right away. Often these flies are attracted to the light, you can find them on windows and lamps. To get rid of these flies in an easy and quick way, it is wise to use a pest controller. This will always work, but when you see the products in the shop you will have to wait and see if it will have any effect.
Ants come for sweets, which is why you can find them in places where they are often eaten. While eating, grains or drops fall to the ground, the ants come down to this. It’s just that ants in the house are not very nice, they are on everything and often they come in large numbers to the food in the cupboards. To get rid of the ants in the house in an easy way, the pest control bells are not that crazy, they can use poison to make sure that they don’t have a chance anymore.
Mites are very small creatures that live on various surfaces, so you can find them in beds or sofas. Almost always the mite will nest in something of dust, they like this because they can sit here protected without man destroying the nest. However, the disadvantage of these creatures is that they can cause itching and rashes, some people are allergic to the mite. In order to get rid of this problem once and for all, it is wise to call in a pest exterminator for the job.
Every year there are more people who get moles in the garden. Moles may look cute, but you really don’t want them in the garden. Often you don’t see them, they only come out at night. If you have moles in your garden you will get all kinds of holes, these will cause the garden to get damaged. A pest exterminator can make sure that the moles will leave your garden, this way you can still save your plants and flowers.
The moth mosquito is a small animal, it belongs to the family of the normal mosquito. However, the mosquito doesn’t sting, so you won’t get mosquito bites. It is not the case that moth mosquitoes can be completely ignored, because this mosquito will be a nuisance due to the fact that it is attracted by bright white light. We often see these mosquitoes on the toilet. If there are a lot of these insects in the toilet then this is not very pleasant. A pest exterminator can ensure that the mosquitoes are removed and that they will not come back.
Moths are small insects that rely on light. Usually you will see moths in the shade of the lamps in the house, if you are unlucky there is even a whole group of moths. Moths cause quite a lot of nuisance, because every time they fly against the lampshade you will always hear that sound. People also think they look dirty. Many people find this disturbing, they want to get rid of it. The products you buy at the DIY store are often not enough, for the serious cases a pest control is the only solution.
Loung beds normally only sit outside in the garden, but it is always possible to see them inside. This is a problem that needs to be tackled as soon as possible as they are quite dirty to look at. When you have them in the house you will find them mainly in the bathroom, this humid environment is very pleasant for this environment. They are not dangerous, but this does not mean that you should not do something about them. The pest exterminator can make sure that the bugs will leave the house and move outside again.
We usually see processionary caterpillars in the garden. People who have a tree, or more trees, in the garden will most often see these caterpillars on the floor. These caterpillars are not harmless, because you can expect severe allergic reactions when you are bitten by this caterpillar. In addition, the skin of the caterpillar consists of several small barbs, these remain stuck in the skin and can only be removed in the hospital. The spot of the bite remains visible for a long time. By contacting a professional pest exterminator you can sit in the garden without danger.
The sewer fly is a very small animal, it is one of the smallest species of flies. The sewer fly does not prick, this is a big advantage. However, it is not the case that sewerflies can be completely ignored, because you do suffer from this fly in the house. They come down to the bright light, think for example of fluorescent beams. Often we see these flies on the toilet. If there are a lot of flies in one place in the toilet, this is not very pleasant. A pest controller will be able to remove all these flies in a fast and professional way.
A lot of people in the Netherlands are afraid of spiders, especially the somewhat larger species. The hairy legs and speed make them creatures that always cause displeasure. Normally you spiders will only find their way in dark, dry places, but it can happen that they still manage to find their way in. They are not dangerous, only you will be scared to death every time you see one sitting on the wall unnoticed. If you have an excessive amount of spiders in the house it is a good choice to look for a pest exterminator.
The carpet beetle occurs regularly in the Netherlands. You can recognise it by its brown shield. Although they are difficult to see, they are as big as a pinhead. This beetle lives from fabric and textile, the name says it all. It is important that you take action if you suffer at home from the carpet beetles. These creatures can destroy your carpet or your clothes, this is not something you are waiting for. As these bugs are difficult to see, it is wise to call in a specialised pest control specialist.
The flea is a blood-sucking creature, it is therefore a parasite. These creatures can even cause problems for humans, because we don’t only see these parasites in dogs. The creatures are often brought into the house by a carrier, often a dog or cat. When you suffer from fleas you may find rash or irritation on the skin. The place where they bite you is itchy, a bit like a mosquito bite. If you are bothered by fleas in your house then it’s time to call in a pest exterminator who knows everything there is to know about fleas.
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It is important that when you suffer from vermin, you are there quickly. Pest control is usually the most effective way to get rid of pests. Hygiene is also an important factor. That is why you should always be well informed.