How House Centipedes Get In and How to Control Them

How do house centipedes get into a home? Why do they get out of control? Most importantly, what damage can centipedes do? In order to rid your home of these creepy pests, you’ll need to know what’s attracting them in the first place. Because they’re often found in crawlspaces and other little used areas of homes, homeowners may need to seek the help of professionals. Here are just a few ways centipedes get indoors and what you can do to stop them: House centipedes are attracted to moist interiors. There are several species of centipede in Georgia. While any variety will take shelter indoors once temperatures drop, there is only one type that lives in homes all of the time. House centipedes are drawn to damp basements, crawlspaces, mudrooms and to other areas likely to have high humidity and a certain amount of debris. The easiest way to prevent centipedes from coming to your home, and the easiest way to get them to go away, is by maintaining a humidity level under 60 percent and

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