Weevil Control in Ovilla, TX

Do you need weevil control services in Ovilla?

Weevils are beetles that cause numerous problems with food supplies. There are over 90,000 species worldwide, many of which can be found in Ovilla. Some weevils destroy gardens and crops, but most of them do the worst damage when they infiltrate our homes. Weevils often get inside packaged food products and spices. They can be microscopic in the larval stage and will go undetected until they begin to hatch and grow larger.

Weevils especially love grains like wheat and corn, but they get into other things, too. Nothing in your pantry is really safe from contamination when it comes to this voracious pest. Furthermore, getting rid of weevils once you’ve got them can be a difficult challenge. If it seems like they keep coming back, it is probably because they were never really gone in the first place. Your best bet is to seek professional help.

Professional Weevil Control 

Sureguard Termite & Pest Services is the leading weevil control specialist in Ovilla. If you are dealing with an indoor issue, we’ll thoroughly inspect your home to locate the potential areas of weevil infestation. We’ll also assist you in identifying tainted products or supplies that will need to be disposed of. We’ll sanitize the affected areas and then apply insecticidal treatments to further eliminate the pests.

If you are experiencing an outdoor weevil infestation in Ovilla, we can help with that, too. We have the tools and specially-formulated products to eliminate crop or garden infestations, including in areas such as storage silos. Sureguard also offers terrific maintenance services to give you further protection against weevils, inside or out.

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Weevils aren’t a problem you should try to solve on your own. Contact Sureguard Termite & Pest Services today for the most effective weevil control services in the Ovilla area!

The granary weevil (also known as the pantry weevil) can be found in stored food products. This insect does develop wings, which gives them the ability to travel great distances from the field to storage facilities. Inside the food storage warehouses is where they begin to infest food products. They chew through the grain kernels that exist in whole grain foods such as

  • Rice
  • Cereals
  • Seeds
  • Flour
  • Cake mix
  • Cornmeal
  • Spaghetti
  • Crackers
  • Cookies
  • Oats
  • Barley
  • Wheat

The adults can chew from the outside as well as lay eggs. Once the eggs are layed by the female, they develop through several stages inside the grain kernels and eventually hatch. In warm conditions, the larvae can develop in a short as a month. Adult weevils often live for about 7 to 8 months while some can live up to 2 years.

For items that are going to be kept, it is recommended to place the food product in the freezer for several weeks to kill the adult weevils and the larvae. In most cases, it is safest to discard the contaminated items. Treatment would involve disposing the infested material, clearing out the pantry and treating the areas where the insects are located.

Call Sureguard today for a free estimate.