Centipedes have a flat, elongated body, usually colored reddish brown, the body of a centipede is divided into segments bearing one pair of legs. Majority of centipedes have short legs, but the house centipede’s legs are extremely long.
The warmth and safety of a heated home may also attract centipedes inside to reproduce.
If you see a centipede in your home most likely you have another pest problem. Centipede are known for moving where there is a lot of their prey.