Are you tired of dealing with the unwanted pest invasions now and then? No matter, you own an apartment or a bungalow, even the cleanest homes are on a verge of falling victim to various insect infestations. Right from the rats to ants and roaches, there are several insect species that invade residential properties in search of food, shelter and water. With the hot and warm days coming ahead, you should get your home prepared for an attack against summer pests.
Some steps you must take to deter the pesky insects include:
- Eliminate Food Sources: Insects such as ants and mice aren’t fussy about what they eat and happily munch over the leftover food sources such as fresh food, stale food, bread crumbs and sweet drinks spilled on the floor. Everything which is edible is a pure feast for some of the pests. To prevent their infestation, make sure you dispose off the leftovers properly and clean the dishes as soon as the meal is finished to prevent the roaches from crawling on them. In addition, store all the food items in sealed bags or containers.
- Reduce Water Sources: Water is the basic need of each and every individual. All living creatures, whether humans, animals or insects need water to survive. Of all the common household pests, cockroaches love water the most and prefer living in kitchen and toilet drains. There are various pest species that breed in the moist and damp areas. Especially in summer months, the presence of water in the yard is highly responsible for attracting the potential pests and critter. If you want to prevent their infestation, it is better advised to remove the excess of water sources from your property.
So, these are two common steps to remove and avoid the pest infestation in summers. If you are looking for a reliable pest control company to get rid of the pesky insects, feel free to contact our professionals at Avid Pest Services.