Scorpion Identification & Prevention
Keeping Scorpions Away From Your Property
Learning all about scorpions is essential if you want to effectively keep these pests away from your property and avoid the dangers they bring with them. Prevention tips combined with expert pest control in San Antonio, TX provided by Accurate Pest Control are your best options for defeating infestations of scorpions and ensuring your property remains safe from these pests year-round.
With the help of Accurate Pest Control, you won't need to face down scorpions all alone and risk troubles from them.
Frequently Asked Questions About Scorpions
What are scorpions?
Scorpions are a type of arachnid recognizable by their eight legs, grasping pincers at the front of their body, and a segmented tail that often curves up and over their body. Depending on the species, scorpions range in color, but they are most often in light yellow, tan, and light or dark brown colors. Dangerous scorpions do exist, and they may be hard to identify without getting uncomfortably close, which is why you should trust Accurate Pest Control to remove all scorpion species from your property.
Are scorpions dangerous?
Scorpions are dangerous pests due to their venomous stings and the pain their stings can cause. While most scorpion stings are painful, they are only a major risk to individuals with preexisting conditions or the elderly and children. That said, some species of scorpions deliver painful stings with serious health consequences, such as numbness, swelling, slurred speech, and difficulty breathing. Seek medical attention if you encounter any of these symptoms.
Why do I have a scorpions problem?
Scorpions are attracted to areas with plenty of pest prey that act as food, pools of water or moist conditions, and sheltering spots. If your property has these on display, you may end up with a group of scorpions looking for a place to live.
Where will I find scorpions?
Most of the time, you'll find scorpions hiding in crevices between rocks, underneath piles of brush or debris, or in the cracks of your property's foundation. If they do invade interior areas, they will most likely be in dark, cool, and secluded locations such as storage spaces and closets.
How do I get rid of scorpions?
Get rid of scorpions the easy way by contacting Accurate Pest Control at the first sign of these pests on your property. Our team of expert technicians will identify scorpion problem areas on your property and help you remove all traces of scorpion invaders from both indoor and outdoor spaces so that you can regain your peace of mind and safety.
How can I prevent scorpions in the future?
Prevent scorpions in the future by following our expert tips below that make your property less desirable to scorpion invaders.
- Fill in holes around outdoor areas, remove piles of brush, store woodpiles in elevated areas, and cut back long grass and overgrown foliage to eliminate scorpion hiding spots.
- Make sure to seal up all crevices and cracks around your property's structure to prevent scorpions from hiding in them or slipping inside.
- Address scorpion pest prey issues around your property with the help of Accurate Pest Control to eliminate scorpion food sources.
- Fix leaks and other moisture issues that might contribute to the damp and humid conditions scorpions seek.
- Install window and door screens, weatherstripping, and door sweeps to make sure scorpions stay out of interior areas.
Contact Accurate Pest Control for more advice or scorpion removal assistance.
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