Centipede Extermination

Centipede Extermination in Greenwich and Danbury

Connecticut Pest Elimination, Inc can exterminate and remove centipedes in your CT home


The sight of a centipede scurrying along your walls or across your bathroom floor can give quite a fright.

Most of us have seen the creepy shape of a centipede creeping along the floor of our bathroom or along a wall somewhere, its hundreds of spindly legs propelling it with surprising speed. It is not a pleasant sight and it is no wonder that many homeowners would like to not have centipedes in their homes. While centipedes don't really pose a danger to humans or the home, they are frightening and removing them can be good for your peace of mind.

The extermination and removal pros at Connecticut Pest Elimination, Inc can help you keep your home clear of centipedes. Our team can treat areas in your home where centipedes are likely to hide. Our team can also look for signs of other pests as the presence of centipedes often indicates that other pests (which centipedes feed on) might be nearby.

If you need our services then give us a call or contact us online today to schedule your free pest control cost estimate in Stamford, Norwalk, Danbury, New Haven, and all of CT!

Some facts about centipedes

  • House centipedes (Scutigera) are common arthropods with long, flattened, segmented bodies with one pair of legs per segment. The house centipede is up to 1 1/2 inches long and has 15 pairs of very long, almost thread-like, slender legs. Each leg is encircled by dark and white bands. The body is brown to grayish-yellow and has three dark stripes on top.
  • The centipede in the bathroom or on the wall can be rather unnerving. However, centipedes actually prefer to live in damp portions of basements, closets, bathrooms, unexcavated areas under the house and beneath the bark of firewood stored indoors. The centipede on the bedroom wall is most likely lost or very desperate to find a meal. They do not come up through the drain pipes.
  • House centipedes feed on small insects, insect larvae, and on spiders. Thus they are beneficial, though most homeowners take a different point-of-view and consider them a nuisance. Technically, the house centipede could bite, but it is considered harmless to people.
  • Because of their diet centipedes can actually be a warning sign of other pests. If centipedes view your home as a great hunting ground then you may have a colony of termites or other pests that are hiding somewhere.  

Our house centipede treatment process

House centipede control consists of drying up and cleaning the areas that serve as habitat and food source for centipede as much as possible. Residual insecticides can be applied to usual hiding places such as crawl spaces, dark corners in basements, baseboard cracks and crevices, openings in concrete slabs, under shelves, around stored boxes, and so forth. We use insecticides specifically designed for indoor use. 

Centipede removal and extermination in Connecticut

There is no need to allow centipedes in your home if they make you uncomfortable. With Connecticut Pest Elimination, Inc's centipede extermination and removal services, we can keep centipedes from being a nuisance in your home. We could even learn if there is a bigger pest problem that is providing the centipedes you are seeing with food.

We also offer extermination and removal services for a variety of other pests. Contact our experts today to learn more about our services and schedule your free bug control estimate for Greenwich, Fairfield, Stratford, Orange, West Hartford, Hamden, Meriden, and surrounding CT!

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Our Locations:

Connecticut Pest Elimination, Inc.
273 Indian River Rd
Orange, CT 06477