ID Your Pest

Identify Common Home Insects

We were here yesterday, and we will be here tomorrow! Black Pest Prevention has been successfully ridding customers’ homes of common home insects since 1940. We understand you want to keep your home and family as safe and sound as you can. We can help by keeping your home free from pest infestations.

Insects play an important role in the earth’s ecosystem, but when insects invade your world and become pests, it’s time for action. Black Pest Prevention gives you powerful and long-lasting pest protection while treating your family, home, and the environment with respect.


One of North Carolinas’ and South Carolinas’ most common household ant pests, odorous house ants have a hard to tame sweet tooth that leaves them wandering across your kitchen counters day and night, looking for sugary snacks.


Subterranean termites are social insects that live in large colonies underground and are a serious threat to homes across the Carolinas.


Despite the name, the American Cockroach is not native to the Americas. It was introduced to the United States from Africa as early as 1625. They are also commonly known as a Palmetto Bug or a Water Bug. 

Rats & Mice

House mice live and thrive under a variety of conditions in and around homes. They consume food meant for humans or pets. They contaminate food-preparation surfaces with their feces, which can contain the bacterium that causes food poisoning (salmonellosis).


The Carolina Wolf Spider is the largest wolf spider in the United States and was named the official South Carolina state spider in 2000. Like the tarantula, the Carolina wolf spider creates burrows underground rather than build webs. 


The Asian Tiger mosquito that’s commonly found in North and South Carolina is capable of transmitting Chikungunya, an illness caused by a virus spread through its bites. 

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