Dingmans Ferry is a community in Delaware Township that’s pleasantly nestled along Route 209. With a population of around 7,477 people, this community is no stranger to the pest problems that come along with living in a heavily wooded area.
Dingmans Ferry bolsters a few communities of its own, including Birchwood Lake Estates, New Marcel Lake Estates, and Wild Acres. Being a close neighbor to cities like Milford, Pennsylvania, Dingmans Ferry has very similar pests problems. This includes pests like carpenter ants, carpenter bees, wasps, and mice.
Before it was first colonized by settlers this area was inhabited by the Lenape Native Americans. At first, the relations between the Lenape people and Europeans were peaceful, but after the walking purchase of 1737 things took a turn for the worse. Many settlements along the Delaware were attacked and resulted in the Lenape moving west.
Did you know that the Dingmans Ferry’s very own Dingmans Ferry Bridge is the last privately owned toll bridge on the Delaware River, and beyond that, one of the very few remaining in the whole country? The Dingmans Ferry Bridge was first built in 1834 and has gone through many changes and fixes over the years. In fact, the bridge is still in operation and runs to this very day. E.A. Perkins served as the president of the company that owns the bridge until his death in 1930, and his descendant run the bridge until this very day!
Pests in Dingmans Ferry
As Dingmans Ferry is located in a wooded area there is no shortage of pests in the area. One pest that you should be mindful of, especially in heavily wooded areas, are termites. Termites cause millions of dollars of structural damage to houses each year. Not only do they eat away at the wood of your house, but they also ruin the structural integrity of your house. In some extreme cases, houses are known to collapse due to termites!
Trouble with Fleas in your area?
Fleas are very common problem in the northeast. The adult fleas in your house typically make up only 20% of the flea population. The remaining 80% will be in the egg, larval, or pupae stage.
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