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Mite Control: How To Get Rid Of Mites?

Mites belong to Arachnida class and one of the smallest arthropods. Found all over the world, Mites are closely related to ticks and spiders. There are probably more than tens of thousands of various types of mites. Canada is home to several thousand species of mites. Out of these thousand of mites found in Canada, some of known and common types are clover mites, cheese mites, grain mites, flour mites, mould mites, bird mites, itch mites, scabies mites, and house dust mites.

Though mites look some what similar to tics, but are much smaller to them. They have round, bulbous or pill shaped structure. The size of mites vary by their species but most of their types are not visible to naked eye. The smallest sized mites are approx 0.1 mm while the biggest mites measure upto 6 mm long. The colors of mites also varies and mostly appear to be tan, brown, or reddish-brown, however few types of mites may look bright red, blue, or green in colour.

Most of the species of mites are ectoparasites of other animals; however, few are known to infest stored food products, while others are plant feeders. Mites can cause skin irritation or trigger allergies in human beings. As parasites of birds and animal (even flying insects), they can travel to places or spread wherever host animals goes. Mites that can affect human beings are generally found to live in furniture, mattresses and carpets. Few species like scabies and chigger mites can bury themselves under human skin and tissue.

With so many types of mites, it is almost impossible to deal with them without an expert help. Essen Pest Control are experts and have professional technicians who are trained to help manage mites and similar type of pests. The company will offer customize solution for mite removal as every building and mite infestation could be different. Essen Pest Control offers right solution to keep mites out of your home, or commercial premises.

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