There's nothing like a Christmas tree get you in the holiday spirit, but when you bring a live tree into your house you are also inviting in the little bugs that call that tree home.

When you think of the hassle of a real Christmas tree you usually think about the constant vacuuming that comes with all of the falling needles or the pain of hauling the tree out of the house after the holidays. You're not usually concerned with any unwanted guests that may come with a freshly-cut evergreen. But, unfortunately, creepy crawlers are more common in Christmas tree's than we think.

Saferbrand.com has come out with a list of the seven most come Christmas tree critters to watch out for this holiday season.

  • Aphids
  • Spiders & Mites
  • Adelgids
  • Pine Needle Scale
  • Sawfly
  • Praying Mantises
  • Bark Beetles

Luckily, there are easy ways to rid your tree of any unwanted surprises this holiday season. Check out the steps to prevent and treat those Christmas critters on the Safer Brand website.

[via saferbrand.com]