Shocking Facts About Pests

Think you know everything when it comes to pests? Think again! Below are some shocking but true facts about pests.


Front legs are usually made for walking. However, that is not the case with a centipede! They actually act as venomous fangs that help centipedes catch their prey.

Stink Bugs

Did you know that stink bugs are not originally from the United States? It’s true! They supposedly made their first voyage to eastern Pennsylvania in 1998 via shipping crates. 


A fossil of a millipede discovered in Scotland is approximately 428 million years old! It is believed that millipedes were the first animals to breathe air. In order to do this, they made the transition from water to land. 

If you find large amounts of centipedes, stink bugs or millipedes in your home, trust Knockout Pest Control to get rid of them! Every member of our team receives over 100 hours of classroom instruction and in-the-field training, so you are guaranteed a knockout punch to your pest problem every time. We serve all of Long Island, New York City, and Westchester and Rockland Counties.

Call 1-800-244-PEST or 1-800-244-7378 to schedule an appointment.

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