Skip to Content

Innovative Pest Control

bug dead on a counter

Preventing pests from entering your home is a significant step in maintaining a clean, safe and healthy living environment. Here are five effective tips to help you put an end to pest problems before they begin.

1. Maintain Cleanliness

Cleanliness is the first and most essential measure in preventing pests. Regularly cleaning your home reduces the chances of pests finding food and shelter. Ensure your kitchen and dining areas are free from leftover food and that your trash bins are properly sealed.

2. Regular Home Inspections

Conduct regular inspections of your home, paying attention to the areas like basements, attics, and garages that are often overlooked. Look for signs of pests, such as droppings, nesting material or damage to wood or wiring.

3. Seal Entry Points

Pests can enter your home through tiny cracks and openings. Regularly check for holes in your walls, gaps around doors and windows, and cracks in the foundation. Use caulk or steel wool to seal these openings and prevent pests from entering.

4. Proper Food Storage

Pests are attracted to food, so it's vital to store your food properly. Use airtight containers for storing grains, cereals, and pet food. Keep your fruits and vegetables in the refrigerator and regularly clean your pantry.

5. Use Natural Repellents

Instead of resorting to chemical pesticides, consider natural repellents. Certain plants like lavender, peppermint, and lemongrass are known to deter pests. You can also use essential oils or homemade sprays with vinegar or citrus.

If you have questions or need help with pest control, call our team at (903) 326-7395!

Share To: