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Identification: The Centipede is generally 1-2" long with a flat elongated body. They are usually brownish in color with many pairs of legs.

Habits: The Centipede lives outdoors in damp areas such as mulch beds or under rocks, logs, and piles of yard debris. They are nocturnal predators of other insects. When they invade a home it is most often in damp areas like a basement or bathroom.

Control: A thorough exterior treatment at foundation level with a residual insecticide and a light treatment around the interior will effectively control centipedes. Monroe Pest Control Inc. specializes in riding these insects from your home. We offer free estimates and a full warranty upon completion of services.

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