What is a Camel Cricket?

Camel crickets get their nickname from their humpbacked shape. Also called cave crickets or spider crickets, they often live in caves or under cool, moist leaves, rocks, and logs. Inside buildings, these pests often prefer basements and damp crawl spaces. They generally live about a year or two and exist across the country. Lacking the ability to chirp, they also are without the wings found on other types of crickets. It is best to call a professional to do get rid of these pests, so if you need pest control in Anne Arundel County or the surrounding area, read on.
Adding to their already creepy appearance, camel crickets leap when scared, to frighten away predators. Despite their alarming look, they are completely harmless to humans. However, camel crickets can cause damage to clothing, curtains, and other fabric items in your home.

Why You Need Professional Pest Control to Eradicate Camel Crickets

Typically, camel crickets enter homes during the summer and fall months. At first glance, you may think they are wolf spiders, since they are about the same color and size.
There are ways to prevent camel crickets from infesting your home and yard. Reducing areas that hold moisture can make it unappealing to these pests. Using dehumidifiers inside your home will reduce moisture.
If camel crickets have already got a foothold, however, it’s time to call the experts. A licensed pest control professional can inspect inside and outside your home and find where they hide. They can provide an effective treatment plan to get rid of the pests.

Pest Services from Raven Termite and Pest Control

The experts at Raven Termite and Pest Control are ready to help you with all your pest control needs. Our technicians offer a complete list of services for your residential, commercial, or industrial property:

  • Eradication of rodents, bed bugs, ants, termites, and roaches
  • Wildlife control, including squirrels, bats, birds, raccoons, skunks, and more
  • Detailed pest control programs for cicada, spiders, carpenter bees, yellow jackets, flies, pests in stored produce, and silverfish

We offer viable solutions to get rid of pests in your home, office, apartment, warehouse, or business.

  • One-time, monthly, bi-monthly, and quarterly pest agreement plans
  • Quarterly/annual termite inspections
  • Eco-friendly solutions
  • Wood treatments
  • Eradication of rodents and other animals
  • Perimeter rodent control
  • Same day service

If you are looking for reliable pest control in Anne Arundel County, and beyond, look no further. Contact us today at Raven Termite and Pest Control to learn more.

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