During colder seasons people usually find rodents, ants, and other pests in their AC units. In search of food, warmth, and shelter these pests find their way inside your homes. It is important to know what type of pests you are going to encounter and what steps should we take to pest control because their activity of finding shelter and warmth inside your house will damage your AC system.

Common Pests Found In AC System


Rodents such as rats, raccoons, and mice are very talented in destroying your AC system. Rodents can chew almost everything and even small rodents can squeeze through very small spaces also. These little rats and mice can make a nest inside the walls of your home and uses the ductwork to move from one place to another. The bigger rodents love to damage the connections inside your air ducts. Rodents can make holes in the ductwork from where air can escape and that can increase your electricity bill too. Rodent removal is very important to protect your AC system and many other electronic appliances.


During summers a vast number of ants shows up in your house. And so that they can also enter your AC system through the air duct. Ants start by chewing up things inside your air duct which will automatically lead your AC to short circuit. Some ants can also carry dirt to your air conditioner, which can cause further issues with your AC system. If your AC short circuits then you will need to replace it. But if you get to know about the problem in early-stage then pest control company can deal with the problem in many different ways.


Wasps usually build their hives in damaged ductwork or vents because this place protects them from other elements from causing any disturbance in their hives. For a common man, it is very tricky to apply any wasp nest removal technique. If the colony of wasps is established inside your air conditioner then they can easily get inside your home and poses a great risk to family members and pets inside. Wasp control is a very gentle process so always hire professionals while removing wasps from your house.

Signs Of Pest Infestation

Longer it takes you to notice the signs of pests around higher the risk of damaging your costly AC system. if you are facing any of the issues then you must immediately contact your AC service company for investigation.

Some symptoms of having pests in your AC system:

  • If your AC system is giving you false smells then there are higher chances that someone has entered your AC system.
  • If you hear any grinding, squeaking, or skirting sound from your AC then also there are chances that your AC system is taken over by pests.
  • If you are witnessing animal droppings near, or inside the outdoor unit of your air conditioner then also it is infected by pests.
  • How To Keep Pests Away From Your AC

    Call Professional

    Whenever any pest enters your Ac then spraying pesticides in your vents or ducts is never a good idea. The safest thing you should do to remove pests from your AC system is to call Pest Control Evandale providing company. Professionals will use nontoxic pesticides so that it can not damage human health.

    Seal Gaps In Ductwork

    Whenever animals break through the seals in your duct connections it damages your ductwork. If you regularly check the damage and seal exposed areas then it will reduce the risk of getting pests inside.

    Cover Vents And Flues

    Vents act as a highway between your inside and outside of your homes. You will reduce the risk of getting pests, bugs, birds, rats and many more by installing pest-proof vent covers and screens.

    Why Choose us?

    Our company Marks Pest Control Adelaide provides same-day Pest Control Services in Adelaide. Our professionals get into every nook and cranny to spot where these pests are hiding. Experts in our team do the pest control techniques to make your house or office completely rid of pests.


Author's Bio: 

Adler Conway is a journalist and former social worker who is specializing in teen behavioral health. He believes that, in our digital age, it's time for parents and educators to make sure parents and students alike are educated about technology and social media use.