Georgia Extension Office Information
For specific information on a pest in your area, please visit your state extension website: http://www.caes.uga.edu/extension/. From this page you can enter your zip code to find a contact phone number for your specific locale.
Most Common Household Pests in Georgia
According to recent data, the most "important" (or in other words, the most common) insects encountered by Georgia residents and Georgia pest control operators are listed below. For more information on the identification or control of any listed pest, just click on its name.
Brown Recluse Spiders
Georgia Pest Control: Termites
Each year, termites cause about 20 million dollars worth of damage to the homes of Georgia residents. If you are a homeowner and have not yet taken steps to prevent or control termite infestation, visit our Termite Control Page for a complete listing of up-to-date articles and information on how to identify a termite problem and how to decide on the best method of control.
Recommended Products for Termite Control:
1. Cyper TC (Demon TC) Termiticide - Cypermethrin based product that acts as a repellant termiticide to control subterranean termite infestations. 5 Year Residual.
2. Phantom Termiticide Insecticide
Kills termites by ingestion and contact. Powerful insecticide for ants and cockroaches.
3. Advance Termite Monitor Bait Station
Used to hold the Advance termite monitoring base and wood base to detect subterranean termites.
Georgia Pest Control: Roaches
Second only to termites in dollars of damage (5 million yearly), the cockroach occupies first place for largest population. At least 50% of all accounts held by Georgia pest control operators have a problem with roaches. For more information on how to identify your roach species or How to Get Rid of Roaches, please click on one of the links.
Recommended Products for Roach Control:
1. Advance Cockroach Gel Bait
Excellent roach bait gel. Recent field studies have proven that Advance Cockroach Gel Bait is readily accepted by both averse and non-averse cockroaches, including German Roaches.
2. Advion Roach Bait Gel
A superior roach bait gel with a new active ingredient that rivals the popular Maxforce Roach baits.
3. Gentrol Point Source
Contains the Gentrol Insect Growth Regulator (IGR) hydroprene for 90-day control of roaches and other stored product pests.
4. Delta Dust Insecticide
Delta Dust is the only waterproof dust available, great for wall voids and cracks and crevices.
5. D-Force HPX - 14 oz.
Residual insecticide that provides 100% control of crawling pests (including bedbugs and termites) for up to 8 weeks.
6. Suspend SC
Our best selling liquid insecticide concentrate. Suspend SC is excellent for almost all types of insect control.