In Arizona, the most common cricket is known as the Indian house cricket. This cricket is very prolific and can multiply rapidly descending upon your home in massive numbers. They are generally late bloomers and start their activity abundantly around July and then peaking in October.
It is not uncommon to go outside at night and see thousands of crickets crawling around a park or public side walk. If your home is not treated on a regular maintenance schedule, these crickets will invade and become a persistent pest. The Indian house cricket will crawl inside your walls gaining access to the voids where the stucco meets the foundation through a crack that exists behind a material called a j-trim.
Once inside the walls, they will breed and multiply in such abundant numbers. Their droppings will build up and will trickle out, leaving small piles in various areas particularly around doors and windows. Often these dropping are commonly confused with termite droppings.
Indian house crickets are the main food supply source (during the times of years that they are most active) for scorpions, so if you have a lot of crickets there is a good chance you can have scorpions. Crickets chirp loud enough to be heard throughout a home. This chirping can drive you nuts. Trying to locate where the chirping is coming from is nearly impossible.
Anteater Exterminating’s regular pest control maintenance will eliminate this common pest by treating around the foundation perimeter of your home, around doors, windows, pipe openings that exist. Anteater Exterminating, Inc. will treat many different environmental areas in your yard. If they’ve found a way into your attic, which they commonly do, it may be appropriate to treat the attic. It may not be where they live, but they surely can gain access to the interior of your home through the attic crawl space. Anteater Exterminating, Inc. can perform a complete and thorough service that will eradicate crickets on your property.