Winter brings more damage to the home properties due to the overflow of snow and wind. On other hand dealing with seasonal pest also become more burden during winter. To keep the winter pest outdoor, make your living place clean, warm, and healthy. To prevent the incoming of winter pests you must take necessary pest control actions or approach professional pest control experts to remove the pests during winter.
Starting pest control on your own is also the smart solution to control the vast spreading. To control the winter pests on your own you need to closely watch the signs of such pests.
Properly closing all the cracks and Keeping the firewood, garbage bags, trashes away from your house to close the door for winter pests like rodents, flies, cockroaches, spiders
Best pest control tips to control winter pests
More than 50 % of the UK population reporting pest infestation especially during the winter season. Rodents, cockroaches, spiders, and ants are the common pest invade homes during the winter season. Mice and rats are top among the pests that create more trouble when compare to other common pests in winter. They cause serious damage to your buildings and spread diseases like Hantavirus and Salmonella. Next to rats and mice, cockroaches, ants, and spider are on the list that damages the food source also cause diseases like asthma and other skin problems.
Seal All cracks and Holes
Even a small gap is enough for the pest to enter your home. Inspect for such holes or gaps and cracks on windows, doors, walls, and seal them properly using strong materials. Sealing holes and cracks stop the winter pests like rodents, cockroaches, spider to access your living place. while sealing the holes and cracks check out the followings
- Repair and replace damaged windows, doors, and other openings
- Make all door and window screens perfect
- Place baits around the buildings
- Repair the damaged ventilation covers
Store Firewood Away from your Living place
Reducing the stacking of firewood near your stove, living place, or inside your home. Instead of keeping the firewood inside your living place keep them far away from your home place and take it whenever you need it. Make you are your firewood stack has no connection to your house wall or ceiling to prevent the incoming winter pests.
- Inspect your firewood before bringing it home
- Always keep your firewood stack at least 10 feet away from your home
- Make sure all your firewoods are in dry condition
Trim-out all branches and Plants
Proper trimming of branches and plan leaves helps to keep the winter pest far away from your home.
Trimmed plants help to easily identify if any pests enter your place without your knowledge
Keep trash Away
The decaying substances in your trash can may be the next meal for the pests. To reduce the risk of pest control regularly collect all your garbage and trash it immediately without any delay. Always maintain 10 feet distance between your trash can and your place.
Contact Pest control Service
To solve your winter pest problem safely and securely, contact your nearby pest control services who have good experience in dealing with all pest problems to sort out the pest problem and control the common pests in the winter.