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Crickets are insects that are well known for the males chirping sound, which is accomplished by the rubbing together of the front wings. One of the more common crickets in our geography is the house cricket. House crickets are 1/2 to 7/8 of an inch in length and yellowish brown in color with three dark crossbands on their head. The adult female has an egg laying structure known as an ovipositor at the tip of the abdomen. Under IDEAL conditions the female will lay as many as 728 eggs.
Although they prefer to live outdoors, house crickets may seek harbor in a garage, shed, or home when weather conditions change from warm to cold.
House crickets are not be considered dangerous. The two main concerns with this insect are the males chirping predominately at night and that they are known to chew up fabric.
House crickets may be difficult to control. That's why our service includes the necessary products and follow up visits for one fee. Our treatment methods consist of the following:
Initial Service - Detailed inspection of the interior and exterior of your home, then a targeted treatment of all areas where activity is present. Each Initial Service includes the application of seven exclusive Pest Guard steps, designed to rid your home of unwanted pests and keep them away.
Follow Up - Quarterly interior/exterior or exterior-only services will be scheduled as part of our annual Integrated Pest Management program. All Schendel Premium Care customers enjoy the benefit of our PestZero Guarantee. If pests return in between visits, Schendel returns for free.
Due to the complexity of treatment and the time required, crickets are generally not a pest many people have success in eradicating without professional assistance. Beware when purchasing pesticides and other products online as many are not effective. Pesticides can be harmful to people and pets if they are misused or mixed improperly.
Schendel is 100% committed to helping you ASAP. In most cases, we can respond the same or very next day.
Schendel uses the least amount of material as possible while still resolving the problem. We utilize natural products, baits and mechanical means as a form of treatment as much as possible. When conventional materials are required, we follow very stringent guidelines for the use of the product so that it poses no threat to people, pets or plants. All products are found to be effective and registered by the EPA and our service technicians will inform you of any specific safety measures that need to be taken.
We have standard pricing for all of our pest services, based on average size homes under 3500 square feet and where the infestation does not require more than the standard number of services. We will always make you aware of any price changes before we start your service. Sign up for your FREE quote today and see how much you can save with Schendel.
Schendel offers customers an exclusive PestZero Warranty. We will target the source and eliminate your pest problem. If pests return, Schendel returns for free. Guaranteed.
Pest problems can be difficult to prevent. Many of our clients choose to continue service to keep pests out of their home. You can also check our Pest Prevention Tips here.
Schendel Pest Services provides residential and commercial cricket control and extermination services for Topeka, KS; Kansas City, KS; Lawrence, KS; Wichita, KS; Kansas City, MO; Springfield, MO; Phoenix, AZ; and Norman, OK.
"He is a very friendly man and does a great job. He put shoe covers on his feet to not make any mess (this makes me happy). He asked if we were having any problems, and he took care of our house pests. I give him a high recommendation."
Linda & Garry H.