As summer arrives, it’s not just the warm weather that comes knocking. Pests — both indoor and outdoor — can become a major issue in your home. From ants to fruit flies to mice, these pests can quickly become a nuisance during the summer months. However, there are several simple steps you can take to prevent them from making themselves at home. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some essential summer pest prevention tips for the inside of your home, as well as some tips for keeping pests at bay in your outdoor spaces.
Outdoor Pest Control Tips:
- Remove standing water where mosquitoes breed
- Keep your yard tidy and free of clutter
- Use pest-repelling plants such as marigolds and lavender
- Seal cracks and gaps to keep pests out
Indoor Pest Control Tips:
- Keep your kitchen clean and free of crumbs
- Declutter your home to remove hiding places for pests
- Repair any leaks to remove moisture that attracts pests
- Vacuum regularly to remove pests and their eggs from floors and carpets
While these pest prevention tips can go a long way in keeping pests at bay, they may not always be enough to solve a pest problem. If you’re experiencing a pest infestation, it’s crucial to seek professional help to prevent further damage. At Terminix, we offer a free home pest inspection to identify any existing pest problems, and our long-term prevention and control solutions can provide peace of mind all season long.
Contact Terminix today to schedule your free home pest inspection and enjoy a pest-free summer.