Centipedes typically leave no direct signs other than the sighting of the centipede itself.

Centipedes are fast moving, agile, nocturnal animals. They are rarely seen by humans due to their nocturnal activity and the speed with which they move.


Generally, chemical control methods are used for temporary centipede control. If needed, your pest management professional will use insecticides in cracks, crevices and other centipede harborage areas

How Anchor treats for centipedes. Centipedes are a diverse group of Arthropods with a range of behavioral characteristics. Therefore, when centipedes become a problem, the first thing to do is contact your pest management professional and request an inspection. Once the inspection is complete, your pest management professional will prepare a centipede treatment plan designed to control the centipede species causing problems. Centipede treatment usually involves both non-chemical and chemical control methods, but the treatment plan will emphasize finding where centipedes are located and how they are getting inside the home.