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When it comes to pests, the residents of Kentucky have their share of problems. The humid climate of Kentucky which is characterized by substantial variations in the severity of summer and winter along with the presence of various forested regions which cover the beautiful terrains of this state make it susceptible to a host of various types of pests. 

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Common pests in kentucky

The seasons of this state can at times have severe variations. This means that summer can have extremely high temperatures and winters have extremely low temperatures. This creates problems around your home with pests. Generally, pests love warm temperatures, thus high temperatures make them more active and enable them to mate and breed in large numbers during summer seasons. On the other when winter seasons have extremely low temperatures. Pests which commonly live outdoors will sneak into people's homes to seek refuge from the cold weathers outside. This makes life in Kentucky a bit problematic as the residents have to battle to keep these pests away from their homes. This is why residents need to be aware of the most common pests that are found in the state. This way, residents can seek the help of professional pests control specialists to help get rid of pests when found in their homes.


Spiders are common in nearly every part of the state. Generally, most of the species found here are harmless to humans and there is no cause of alarm. However, like with other pests, they should never be allowed to live in people's home and should be eradicated whenever they sneak inside.

During hot summer seasons, venomous spiders tend to be spotted more often. The most common include Black Widow spiders and Brown Recluse spiders. Their bites are poisonous and if one gets bitten, there is a need to seek immediate medical attention. However, the best way to prevent such an occurrence is to ensure that you seek help from pest control specialists whenever you detect that spiders have invaded your home. Normally, when they sneak into homes in search of food or as they escape cold weather, they are more likely to live and start nesting.


Ants are prevalent in many regions in this state. The most common type of ants which are present are the Carpenter ants. Carpenter ants are very destructive to anything wooden in homes and can cause tons of damage if they are not flushed out. They are known to burrow on wooden materials as they seek to build nests, they usually burrow and cause damage to the inner part of wooden beams leaving the outer region looking normal. A homeowner may fail to realize any damage being cause until major destruction is done. Their presence should indicate that it is time to seek the services of pest control specialists.  

Other types of ants common in this state include Acrobat ants, Thief ants, Odorous House ants, Field ants and Pharaoh ants.


Eastern Subterranean termites are also common pests found in this state. Like Carpenter ants, these termites also cause destruction to anything woody by burrowing through it. The common places to find them include wooden floors and foundations under your house, floorboards and on wooden beams which are used in roofs.


Rodents are also common in Kentucky. They usually sneak people's homes in search of food. Rodents should not be entertained as they can transmit diseases to both humans and pets. The most common rodents include Roof rats, Norway rats and mice.

In case any presence of pests is detected by the residents of this state, they are advised to call professional pest control specialists who have the most effective customized customized solutions to eradicate these pests.