Keeping Your Home Pest Free. Make sure they are fully sealed and caulked to prevent small creatures and insects from getting in. Further, this also makes your house very energy efficient.
The slugs and cockroaches usually hide themselves during the day time in the humid and dark gaps. And, then they come out during the night. You can avoid these slugs and cockroaches’ wandering around in the night by sealing those holes around the windows and doors.
The Pest Control Association advises quickly closing openings below and above the drain, as many rodents will be using them to reach a source of water.
Seal cracks inside and outside of your home – To effectively control
mice and rodents this winter, pest control involves sealing any cracks and crevices located both inside and outside of your home. Pay special attention to areas around utility pipes that enter your home, as well as plumbing pipes under your sinks in your kitchen and bathrooms. These areas are popular places for our furry friends to enter your home. Sealing and repairing rotten wood around your gutters can help to prevent mice and other rodents from entering your roof and setting up home.
Keeping your home clean is the best way to keep pests away, especially the kitchen where crumbs and other potential treats lurk.
Vacuum regularly (once a week is suggested). And on days you don’t feel like tossing the trash, make sure your bins are covered or even sealed.
Remove outdoor food sources
Mice love to feed on nuts, berries and small fruits that may have fallen from trees. Maintaining the yard will discourage rodents from invading your property. Indoors, do not hesitate to use an ultrasonic device to drive mice and rats away from your home.
Keeping Your Home Pest Free