Earwigs are a common pest here in Arizona and something we find inside our homes often. A lot of people refer to them as "pincher bugs". They are not dangerous to humans and don't actually have anything to do with going inside your ears!
Control Earwigs Around Your Home
They normally live outside and feed on decaying plant material. Occasionally they can get inside our homes but they prefer to be outside. They are nocturnal and most actively moving during the night. We see an increase in earwigs numbers during the warmer months and our Arizona monsoon season.
We are Arizona earwigs experts and are able to keep them out of your yard and house!
Yes, earwigs are common to find during the summer months and after our Arizona monsoon storms.
No, they might try to use their pincers if threatened, however, they are not big enough to break skin and you will likely not feel it.
They eat decaying plant matter and other yard waste they can find.
They sometimes get lost inside houses looking for food or shelter. Their ideal habitat is going to be outside.