Yes, those winged, noisy pests that feed on your fresh food and certain textiles around the house and never leave.
Crickets bear a remarkable likeness to cockroaches, and they are fond of jumping and rubbing their wings in a way that can irritate any sane person. Because they’re nocturnal, most of the noise happens at night. Some of them can also bite people.
In some countries it’s claimed that a cricket’s chirping is a sign of rain or money coming, while in other countries it signals illness or death, and sometimes the outcome depends on whether you kill him or not. Some countries breed them for dinner, while here in the US they are farmed and ground up for your next protein bar or shake, but that’s done in sterile conditions ... we hope.
A female cricket can produce up to 200 eggs in her lifetime, and those babies will live for about six weeks once out of the nymph stage. Once she’s ready to lay eggs, she’ll spend the rest of her days looking for warm, damp places in your home to lay them.
Crickets thrive in temperatures of 80-90*F, and some signs of crickets in your home are:\
Maybe you’ve tried your own pest control methods–you’ve tried to bait and trap them, and you’ve used up multiple cans of insecticide, but you’re discovering that getting rid of these pests takes a lot more work. We can make sure your home is the last place they want to gather, and our certified cricket extermination specialists are ready for your call.
First we treat areas of infestation with an insecticide application, which will kill all crickets hiding out in your home. Then we’ll focus on sealing all their entry points and filling any spaces they might crawl into, and then we’ll give you tips on how to discourage their return. We believe MiteBuster’s integrated cricket extermination system is the most efficient and cost-effective method you’ll find in NJ.