Are there any unusual problems with insects or other infestations in housing?

Many houses run out of water and require calls for water truck fill up. Many have ongoing issues with AC split pack units. - Sep 2020


Roaches are common. Have heard of rats being in or around housing, but this is less common. - Sep 2018


We have the occasional ant near the dog's food dish. Nothing major. - Sep 2018


We had ants and used peppermint spray to get rid of them. - Jul 2016


Ants that seem to come out when it rains. - Mar 2016


Lots of flies, but otherwise nothing major. - Mar 2016


No insects problem in Amman. The Dead Sea is experiencing a lot of flies because of the manure dumping practices of the chicken farms. - Nov 2015


We occasionally have ant problems in our kitchen. Otherwise, bugs aren't a big problem. - May 2015


Mosquitoes are tiny and seem to be able to slip through any window screen. Occasional ants and roaches in some apartments but nothing major. - Mar 2015


During the rainy season (winter-ish), the ants can get pretty heavy in the homes. Mosquitos can increase in the summer time. Not much else. - Jul 2014


There can be ants particularly for ground floor/garden apartments but no major bug issues. At the Dead Sea there can be flies at certain times of the year. - Mar 2014


I haven't seen any. - Dec 2013


VERY large "water bugs" or flying cockroaches that come up from the plumbing, especially in the warmer months. - Aug 2013


Not many. - Jul 2013


There aren't a lot of mosquitoes, but ground-floor units get them and they are vicious here. But at least they don't carry diseases. Ants are also an issue. Not much else. - May 2013


Lots of people have ant issues. Some even have mosquito issues and the occasional cockroach. - Mar 2013


Mosquitos can be horrible. They are small and fast. Bring bug spray. - Apr 2012


Mosquitoes in our apartment in the fall, nasty flies at the dead sea in the fall which makes visits there almost unbearable.thats about it. - Mar 2012


ANTS. If you have a ground floor apartment, you will be battling ants nonstop. Some people have roach problems, and outdoors bees can be a nuisance, but ants are the only serious insect issue we've encountered and they're ubiquitous. - Mar 2012


Mosquitoes are around but are not disease-carrying. - Oct 2011


Surprisingly mosquitoes can be a problem here, depending on location. Not everyone has this problem but some do, often because of water collecting in air conditioning units. - Aug 2011


None that i was aware of. - Aug 2011


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