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If you are interested in having pests controlled at your home or business, we want to help you partner with a local, licensed pest control expert as our products are only sold to pest management professionals. Depending on the insects that are found in and around your home or business, a pest management professional can provide you with a plan to eradicate these pests and prevent future infestations. Check out our helpful resources below to get started, and to find an exterminator near you.

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Insect Identification



  • Color: Dark brown
  • Size: Less than 1/4 inch
  • Other distinct features: Narrow, several spines across body including near the head, several hairs across body, wingless
  • Fleas are not only an annoyance to pets, but can also cause hair loss and skin damage. They also transmit murine typhus to humans.

Signs of a Flea Infestation:

  • Flea activity seen, but severity unknown
  • Pets excessively scratching
  • Pets have reddened/irritated skin
  • Small, black excrement present in pet’s fur
  • Flea bites on humans usually occur around ankles and lower legs
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Bed Bugs:

  • Color: Mahogany to red-brown
  • Shape: Flat, broad oval when unfed; swollen and elongated when fed
  • Size: 1/4 inch long
  • Bed bugs do not transmit disease, but their bites can cause red, itchy welts.

Signs of a Bed Bug Infestation:

  • Specks of blood or feces on linens, furniture, mattresses and other areas where bed bugs may be hiding
  • Sightings of the bug, eggshells or shed skins
  • Hiding in the cracks and crevices associated with mattresses, cushions, bed frames and other structures


  • Size: 1/2 to 5/8 inches long
  • Color: Light brown
  • Other distinct features: Wings (but they can’t fly), two black lines from the head to the wings, wide and flat body
  • Cockroaches can carry bacteria and viruses. They can also cause allergic reactions that include skin rashes, congestion, watery eyes, and asthma.

Signs of a Cockroach Infestation:

  • Roach droppings/dark specs
  • If seen foraging during the day, population is likely large
  • As population grows, more are forced out of shelter
  • Overflowing population in one location


  • Color: Brown, with a darker proboscis, thorax, wings, and tarsi, and a lighter brown head and center
  • Size: Approximately 3.96 to 4.25 millimeters long
  • Other distinct features: the abdomen has pale, narrow, rounded bands that take on a half-moon shape
  • Most known for malaria, mosquitoes are also vectors of other diseases such as Dengue fever, yellow fever, chikungunya, West Nile and the Zika virus.

Signs of Mosquito Infestation:

  • Sightings of mosquitoes in enclosed spaces like garages, sheds, and under or inside homes to survive cold temperatures
  • Mosquito larvae in standing water on your property
  • Depending on the species, most activity takes place from dusk to dawn
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Perimeter Pests:

  • House flies are known for their red colored eyes
  • Ants can be identified by their three distinct body regions: head, thorax and abdomen as well as antennae

Signs of a Perimeter Pest:

  • The most common sign of a house fly infestation is the presence of the flies, themselves – often found near garbage/refuse areas
  • Most species of ants nest underground, while some can be found in compromised wood, dead mulch, leaf litter and gutters

Recommended Products

Ask your local pest control expert if they use the following Zoëcon products:


Packing a powerful punch, the Precor® products offer seven months of control against fleas and ticks.
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The Zenprox® product lineup provides rapid knockdown and residual control to protect against more than 20 pests, including cockroaches, bed bugs and others.
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Featuring a low toxicity profile, Gentrol® products are ideal for use in highly sensitive areas to treat German cockroaches, drain flies, fruit flies, stored product pests, bed bugs and other labeled pests.
Zoecon Essentria family menu


The Essentria® line of environmentally friendly products control mosquitoes, ants, cockroaches, and fleas, plus various other flying and crawling insects.
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Premise Control

Our premise product line is ideal for outdoor control of crawling and flying insects, including mosquitoes, fire ants, cockroaches, crickets, ticks, flies and other occasional invaders.


For more information about how to achieve stronger insect control in and around your home, explore the resources below. If you have more questions, contact your local pest exterminator.