Department

Filter Results:

Testimonial

11/16/2011

"Glad I stumbled on to your website. Good product, fast shipping and great customer service. Last time I mistakenly ordered the same order twice in a few minutes and customer service called to see if that's really what I wanted to do. Informed them no, just the one order, and they immediately correct..."

Rebecca Mosshart
Protection, KS

More Testimonials »






Centipedes

Centipede Control

Indoor & Outdoor Centipedes – Treatment & Control

Centipedes, while scary looking, are mostly harmless and can be helpful; they eat common pests like cockroaches and silverfish. 

Indoors, however, centipedes are a nuisance. Getting rid of house centipedes can be difficult because they hide during the day in damp, cool, dark places and if they are seen out in the open, they can move very quickly to find another place of refuge.

Continue reading below to learn how to control and get rid of these pests.

Items 1 - 24 (of 26 Total)   Sort By:
Suspend SC
4.50 out of 5 stars (403)
$37.50
Free Shipping!
Our best selling liquid insecticide concentrate. Suspend SC is excellent for almost all types of insect control.

Demon WP Insecticide
4.50 out of 5 stars (619)
$8.81
Free Shipping!
For crack and crevice and/or spot applications for residual and contact control of many insect pests.

Trapper LTD Mouse/Insect Glue Boards
4.50 out of 5 stars (144)
$7.99
Free Shipping!
Trapper LTD is a non-poisonous cardboard glue trap that captures mice, roaches and insects on contact. Great way to monitor infestations.


Catchmaster Mouse/Insect Glue Boards 72MB
4.50 out of 5 stars (137)
$12.55
Free Shipping!
Excellent non-poisonous mouse and insect glue boards with a peanut butter fragrance.

Cy-Kick CS
5 out of 5 stars (215)
$36.87
Free Shipping!
Cyfluthrin in a liquid form for controlling a wide range of insect pests.

Talstar P (Talstar One)
4.50 out of 5 stars (829)
$24.99
Free Shipping!
Excellent residual insecticide with a broad label: Long residual control over termites and 75 other pests.


Talstar PL Granules
4.50 out of 5 stars (116)
$35.45
Free Shipping!
Talstar Granules (PL) protect your lawn for 2-3 months against a broad range of pests. The EZ and PL are the same product. PL Granules are smaller. 25 lb. bag.

Demand CS
4.50 out of 5 stars (179)
$36.91
Free Shipping!
Demand CS is a micro-encapsulated insecticide offering superior insect control.

Onslaught Insecticide
4 out of 5 stars (44)
$47.95
Free Shipping!
Multi-use insecticide with excellent residual control of over 200 insect pests.


Cyonara 9.7
4.50 out of 5 stars (74)
$24.00
Free Shipping!
Same product as the very popular Demand CS Insecticide with 9.7% Lambda-Cyhalothrin, but less expensive.

Demon Max
4.50 out of 5 stars (35)
$26.24
Free Shipping!
Residual pest control with dual action to control and repel over 30 types of pests including ants, cockroaches, fleas, ticks and termites.

Carpenter Bee Kit with Cyonara 9.7
4.50 out of 5 stars (27)
$65.00
Free Shipping!
Cyonara 9.7 dries clear and leaves no visible residue on wood surfaces. This kit also comes with plugs, dust, and a hand duster.


Equil Lambda 9.7 CS
4.50 out of 5 stars (29)
$36.50
Free Shipping!
Excellent micro-encapsulated lambda-cyhalothrin insecticide concentrate for the control of a wide variety of insect pests.

Tempo Ultra WSP Insecticide
Not yet Rated
$15.50
Free Shipping!
Tempo Ultra WSP Insecticide is a wettable powder that targets infesting pests on indoor and outdoor landscapes

Essentria IC3 Insecticide Concentrate
3 out of 5 stars (26)
$34.00
Free Shipping!
Flexible, broad-spectrum EPA FIFRA 25(b) exempt product and is organic compliant.


Onslaught FastCap Spider and Scorpion Insecticide
4.50 out of 5 stars (10)
$59.74
Free Shipping!
Provides fast-acting and long-lasting residual control of spiders, scorpions and a broad spectrum of other insects.

5%
Off!
Quick View Temprid Ready Spray
Temprid Ready Spray
4 out of 5 stars (5)
On Sale!
$17.98
Was: $18.98
Free Shipping!
The superior performance of Temprid combined with new Bayer Ready-to-Spray technology

Alpine WSG
Not yet Rated
$7.99
Free Shipping!
Non-pyrethroid and non-repellent general use insecticide for use indoors and outdoors.


Essentria G Granules
3.50 out of 5 stars (3)
$54.99
Free Shipping!
An organic granular insecticide for lawn and garden areas.

Cy-Kick CS Aerosol
4.50 out of 5 stars (2)
$25.38
Free Shipping!
Cy-Kick CS Aerosol - ready to use crack & crevice residual insecticide that keeps killing pests for weeks

Southern AG Thuricide HPC Concentrate
Not yet Rated
$10.91
Free Shipping!
Southern AG Thuricide HPC Concentrate is the way to protect your plants versus the threat of insects.


Cyper WSP
Not yet Rated
$9.49
Free Shipping!
A Crack and Crevice and/or Spot Treatment for Residual and Contact Control

Clear Zone Double Impact Farm Fly Spray
Not yet Rated
$18.99
Free Shipping!
Clear Zone Double Impact Farm Fly Spray is formulated with two active ingredients and a synergistic to provide a quick knockdown of flying insects and residual activity that lasts for hours.

Knock Out Indoor/Outdoor Insect Killer
Not yet Rated
$20.10
Free Shipping!
Knock Out Indoor/Outdoor Insect Killer is convenient and easy to use.

 

How to Get Rid of Centipedes 

Centipede control isn’t difficult, but since centipedes can enter homes through very small openings, sealing cracks and filling spaces around pipes and vents can keep these pests out of your home. Keeping humidity in your basement or other dark space low discourages centipedes. Reduce the centipedes’ food source. Sticky traps set around your home can let you know what insects are inhabiting your home so you can take the steps to eliminate those pests as well. Discourage water near your foundation; make sure soil grades away from the foundation.
 
If you see centipedes out in the open, an aerosol pesticide safe for indoor use, like Eco PCO AR-X, can be used to kill centipedes individually. Luckily, there are not often large centipede infestations in home. This is more common with millipedes.

Centipede Q&A

Here are some common questions and answers about house centipedes to help you learn more about centipedes to determine the best control method for your home.
Q: What are centipedes?
A: Centipedes, or Scutigera coleoptrata, are arthropods that belong to the class Chilopoda.
Q: Are centipedes poisonous?
A: Centipedes are not poisonous to humans.
Q: How many legs do centipedes have?
A: The number of legs a centipede has depends on how many body segments the centipede has. They can have many, up to 100 legs.
Q: What do centipedes eat?
A: Centipedes feed on silverfish, carpet beetle larvae, cockroaches, spiders, and other smaller arthropods. 
Q: Where do centipedes come from?
A: Centipedes originated in the Mediterranean and were introduced to North America by way of Mexico, where it quickly spread throughout the country.
Q: What does a centipede look like?
A: House centipedes are long and flattened arthropods with one pair of legs for each body segment. Most house centipedes have about 15 body segments. The last pair of legs on the adult female is twice as long as the 1 to 1.5 inch body. This makes house centipedes appear to be much larger, around 4 to 5 inches. They are bluish gray or grayish yellow in color with banded black and white legs. Centipedes that live outdoors have much shorter legs and do not move as quickly as house centipedes.  (See images below of house and outdoor centipedes)
Q: Do house centipedes bite?
A: Centipedes have poison claws behind their heads that they use to poison and paralyze their prey (small insects). These claws are weak and rarely penetrate human skin. There have been cases reported of people being bitten by centipedes but a centipede bite is no worse than a bee sting, and they bite humans very infrequently. 
Q: Are house centipedes dangerous?
A: House centipedes are not dangerous. If found in your home, they are simply a nuisance; they do not threaten the health of humans or pets in a home.
Q: Where do centipedes live?
A: Centipedes like dark, damp, cool hiding places during the day. You will often find them in crawl spaces and basements, or under wood or cardboard on concrete slabs. They easily enter homes through cracks around sump pump openings, breaks in foundations, in floor drains, inside cement block walls, missing mortar, and around pipes. If you see a centipede during the day out in the open, it is likely it will move very quickly in search of a new hiding spot. Their secretive nature and bizarre appearance makes them look and seem menacing.
  
Info via experts at Do My Own Pest Control, Penn State College of Agricultural Life Sciences-Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Centipede Pictures

Here are some pictures of centipedes to help you identify them.


Image via Joseph Berger

 
Image via the University of Nebraska - Department of Entomology

House Centipede

 
Image via Texas A&M University


Image via the University of California - Irvine





Can't find the product you are looking for? E-mail us and we'll get it for you!

We sell professional do it yourself pest control (diy), exterminator and
extermination insecticide, pesticide, chemical and bug killer treatment
products to spray, eliminate and exterminate pests.

Many of our products are not available in stores
such as Home Depot, Walmart or Lowes.