Garden centipedes are one species of an estimated 8,000 centipede species worldwide. While they prefer moist, humid garden areas, they also occasionally enter homes. Inside a home they're often considered pests. In the g... More »

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To eliminate house centipedes, reduce the available moisture and food sources inside the home, and apply pesticides if the infestation is serious. Eliminating centipedes requires consistent management of the environment. More »

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Eliminating their food sources, sealing entry routes to the house, and reducing moisture are some ways to get rid of common house centipedes. Insecticides may also help, but it is best to discourage infestation whenever ... More »

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Most ant species are smaller than a paperclip. They can carry more than three times their own body weight. Some species can live for several years, while others only live up to a couple of weeks. Ants live all over the w... More »

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To eliminate house centipedes, reduce the available moisture and food sources inside the home, and apply pesticides if the infestation is serious. Eliminating centipedes requires consistent management of the environment. More »

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The easiest way to tell centipedes and millipedes apart is to count the number of legs per body segment. According to Orkin, centipedes have one pair of legs per body segment, and millipedes have two. More »

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To keep centipedes away from a home, make sure that the foundation of the house is not constantly damp. Check to see if there are any cracks in it, and repair them to prevent insects from entering the house through the c... More »

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