Crickets Invading Long Island Homes in Droves
When autumn and cooler weather arrives, crickets invade our homes. Crickets will become a major concern for the Long Island home owners. When temperatures drop, these insects have begun looking for places to nest; namely your basement. Besides the pesty noise, crickets can eat holes in clothes, drapery, furniture and other fabrics.
If you are experiencing a cricket infestation, please give Suburban Exterminating a call at (631) 864-6900 or (516) 864-6900. We will correctly identify the invading pest and create a pest control solution to cover all phases of extermination.
Facts About Crickets
- There are over 120 species in the United States. On Long Island, you may find field crickets, camel / cave crickets or house crickets.
- They tend to be confused with grasshoppers because of their similar bodies and jumping hind legs.
- Crickets are nocturnal.
- Some people claim to be able to tell the temperature based on the number of chirps per minute.
- Crickets are sometimes kept as pets.
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