Scorpions thrive in dry climates and feed on a variety of prey, including insects, spiders, mice and lizards. They use their pincers to capture their victims and sting them with neurotoxic venom to paralyze them. Scorpions can survive months without food if necessary, but require water and a shady area for sustainable habitation.
Because scorpions are venomous and aggressive, you don’t want these guys getting in your house. Unfortunately, scorpions have been known to find clever ways to enter homes. They may first hide around outdoor woodpiles, potted plants and outdoor furniture near your property to avoid the sun, but this can lead to an indoor invasion.
When scorpions move indoors, they can make their way in through torn windows, door screens, vents and openings in the walls. Damaged or exposed weather stripping can also lead to a scorpion infestation. They like to hide out in dark basement dwellings, crawl spaces, bathrooms and garages, and may even roam around kitchen cabinets.
If disturbed, scorpions use their stingers and claws to defend themselves against human interactions. Scorpion stings can cause swelling and pain similar to bee stings, and some people may have allergic reactions to scorpion venom that require professional medical treatment.
KNOW WHAT’S BUGGING YOU
What do they look like?
Color: Varies, light yellow – black
What are it’s identifying characteristics?
What does it eat?
Where does it hide?
What can it do to me?
Will provide a Business/Home evaluation/inspection
Inspect for scorpion entry spots and hunt down their favorite hideouts.
Our pest management professionals will determine the most effective scorpion control Recommend a treatment to rid of the scorpions in your business/home
Our pest management professionals will take measures to prevent future intrusions.
Contact LONESTAR Pest Solutions for an inspection.
PO Box 461574 , San Antonio, Texas 78246 | Office: (210) 653-4250