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Pill/Sow Bug

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Pill Bugs and Sow Bugs Dangerous?

Pill Bugs and Sow Bugs are generally considered harmless to humans and are not dangerous. They do not bite, sting, or transmit diseases. However, their presence in large numbers can be unsettling, and they may be a sign of underlying moisture issues in your home or property.

Why do I have a Pill Bug or Sow Bug problem?

Pill Bugs and Sow Bugs are attracted to properties that offer them moist environments and access to food sources such as decaying plant material. They may enter homes and buildings in search of moisture, warmth, and food. Poorly sealed doors, windows, or gaps in walls can allow these creatures to gain entry to your property.

Where will I find Pill Bugs and Sow Bugs?

Pill Bugs and Sow Bugs can be found both indoors and outdoors. Outside, they may be found in damp soil, leaf litter, or other moist areas. Inside, they may be found in dark, moist areas like basements, crawl spaces, or near plumbing fixtures. They are most active during periods of high humidity or following heavy rainfall.

How do I get rid of Pill Bugs and Sow Bugs?

To get rid of Pill Bugs and Sow Bugs, first identify the areas where they are congregating. Implement proper sanitation practices, reduce clutter, and eliminate moisture issues in and around your home. Seal gaps and cracks in walls, doors, and windows to prevent these creatures from entering. Use insecticides, baits, or traps as needed. For persistent infestations, consider hiring a professional pest control service.

How can I prevent Pill Bugs and Sow Bugs?

Preventing Pill Bugs and Sow Bugs involves maintaining a clean and clutter-free property, addressing moisture issues, and sealing any entry points. Regularly clean both inside and outside your home, paying special attention to potential hiding spots. Repair any water leaks, control humidity levels, and seal gaps and cracks in walls, doors, and windows.

Why Magna Pest Solutions is the best at helping with Pill Bugs and Sow Bugs

Magna Pest Solutions is your trusted expert for Pill Bug and Sow Bug control. Our skilled technicians use the latest techniques and products to effectively eliminate infestations and prevent future problems. With our comprehensive approach, you can trust that your home will be pest free.

What are Pill Bugs and Sow Bugs

Pill Bugs (also known as Roly Polies) and Sow Bugs are terrestrial crustaceans belonging to the order Isopoda. They are often mistaken for insects due to their similar appearance. Pill Bugs can roll into a ball when disturbed, while Sow Bugs have a more rigid body structure. Both species are typically gray or brown in color and feed on decaying plant material, making them an important part of the ecosystem.

The Magna Method

We take pride in the Magna Method - our proprietary approach to pest control that emphasizes thoroughness and attention to detail. We carefully inspect each property to identify the source of the pest problem and develop a customized treatment plan that's tailored to your specific needs. Our goal is to provide the most detailed service possible and ensure that your pest problem is resolved quickly and effectively.

Our Commitment to Our Clients

At Magna Pest Solutions, we understand that you have a choice when it comes to pest control services. That's why we go above and beyond to provide the highest level of service and expertise. Whether you're dealing with a minor pest problem or a full-blown infestation, we're here to help.


Our professional fleet and dress reflect our commitment to professionalism and attention to detail. We know that the little things matter, and we want you to feel confident in our team's ability to provide the best possible service.

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