Pill bugs are actually crustaceans, and more closely related to crabs than to insects. Nesting areas are usually landscaping mulch and accumulated thatch in lawns.
Pill bugs can be found almost anywhere on the planet
Needs high moisture levels to survive
Can enter buildings during periods of drought
Active at night when the sun cannot dry them out
Fun Fact: Pill bugs get their name when they roll up into a little ball when disturbed.
Control measures involve removing excess mulch or de-thatching the lawn. Proper treatments to these areas will greatly reduce the populations to levels where the pill bugs will no longer be a problem. Pest Control Technicians, Inc. is your one call for all of your pest management needs including pill bug control!