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Centipedes, Millipedes & Silverfish

Centipede

centipede

Size: Around 2 inches.

Color: Most are brown.

Behavior – Centipedes live in moist areas and have 1 set of legs per body segment. They are not common inside homes, however it is possible to have infestation especially if you have a basement or crawl space.

Habitat – Mostly outdoors, centipedes stay in moist, covered areas such as mulch and beneath rocks. If found indoors, they may be seen near baseboards or around doorways and windows.

Tips for Control: Seal cracks and holes in your exterior of your home. Mulch should be kept away from the foundation. House centipedes may require treatment by a professional services company such as Select Pest Control.

Northern Kentucky

859-525-6515

1020 Arbor Tech Drive
Hebron, Kentucky 41048

Cincinnati-Loveland-Mason-Lebanon

513-352-0080

1418 Walnut Street
Cincinnati Ohio 45202

Middletown

513-841-2847

733B South Second Street Hamilton, Ohio 45011

Eastgate

513-734-2660

300 Wards Corner
Loveland, Ohio 45140

West Chester

513-777-6480

10851 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241