Tips on Dealing With Cool Weather Pest Control

Tips on Dealing With Cool Weather Pest Control

  • The Lynch Group
  • 12/8/21
An assortment of homeowners are faced with the reality of pest control. It can be even more important as temperatures drop and many pests seek out places to keep warm and dry in winter.
Your home will look incredibly appealing to rodents and other creepy crawlers if you have a plentiful food supply. As the weather gets colder, the outside will become less welcoming.
No one wants to live in a home full of pests. There are steps you can take to keep your home free of pests throughout winter and spring.
You can also hire services to exterminate stubborn invaders. Let’s look at some of the options.

Great Tips on the Prevention of Pests

Preventative maintenance is one of the best ways to control unwanted pests in winter. Look around your home for any signs of damage, or weak points that rodents, bugs, or other critters could use to gain entry.
Once you have identified the potential entry points, seal them off or fill them up to keep any creepy crawlers or critters from using them.
You can take steps to remove any critters that may be living in your home’s eaves or elsewhere. You can install excluders with one way doors to cover the holes and other areas they are feeding.
The covers let bats, rats and other pests leave your home to go outside and eat. However, if they return to your home, they will find the route blocked and have to search for a new location.

Baits, Traps, and Other Measures

You may need to take more drastic measures to eliminate pests if you suspect that an infestation has already begun. You can use a variety poisons, traps and baits to get rid of pests already present in your home. A few will kill the pests while others can be used to capture them and transport them elsewhere.
It is important to be careful where you place poisons and baits. You should make sure your pets and children are not able to access the items.
It is important to take care when selecting poisons and baits. This will ensure that your pets are not infected if they find them. Desiccant-based traps and baits are often the best options.

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