It is believed that pest also loves summer this is why they increase in non-winter months. However, there is a lot more than that. Several things lead to the risk of pest infestation in summer than winter.
During hot summer days, the pest attracts to your home more in the sake of moisture, food and water which results in pest infestation. Other reasons are as given below:
- Cold-Blooded Pests
Some cold-blooded pests require external sources of heat to warm up their bodies. Moreover, the pests love sunbath this is why you often notice the pest roaming or relaxing on driveways, porches and sidewalks.
- Pests Awake Longer In Warm Weather
As the days become longer during the summer and short in winter, pests need more food to stay energetic. This is why they wake for a long time during the summer in search of food. For example, the bed bugs that often become active in night suck your blood.
- Pests Grow Faster In Warm
As the pest needs appropriate heat to hatch their eggs, this leads to grow and reproduce faster than normal days. Remember, the speed of pest’s life-cycle also depends on the resources available to them.
In a nutshell, whether it is winter or summer, pests are always a nuisance for humans. So, to keep your home pest free, contact us at Avid Pest. For the last 20 years, our team of professionals is helping residential and commercial clients to make their home pest free.