Summer is underway and fun in the sun, splashing around in the pool, and outdoor barbecues are all on your list. The only problem is the pests that will try to get inside. Throughout the summer months, many pests such as wasps and rodents are more active. So what you can do to keep these troublesome pests from getting inside your home?
Keep your kitchen counters clean and store food in airtight containers
Replace worn weather-stripping around windows
Keep landscaping maintained to eliminate hiding places
Keep attics and crawl spaces dry and well ventilated
Most importantly, call a professional if you already have an infestation. Many pest infestations come with an increased risk of property damage and can carry diseases that could potentially harm children or pets.
Leave pet food dishes out for too long
Store firewood against the home
Ignore cracks or little openings around bottom and windows the house
Let trash in trashcans accumulate
Let excess moisture accumulate
Most importantly, if you already have an infestation, don’t try to do it on your own. Contacting a professional could help you avoid wasting time and money.
These summer pest control tips should help in preventing pests from getting in and around your home during the summer months. If you suspect an infestation, contact our pest professionals at Animal Control Experts here to keep your summer pest free.