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Rainfall, Moisture & Pest Flare Ups

April 23rd, 2014 - Category: The Bug Blog

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Weather, especially rainfall, is an important component to your pest control program, and in maintaining the health and safety of your family and your home.

Weather, especially rainfall, is an important component to your pest control program, and in maintaining the health and safety of your family and your home. It is possible to anticipate and prepare for pest flare ups. Requiring an in depth knowledge of pest biology and behavior, as well as an awareness of local weather conditions, a pest control professional can take actions to intercept many of these pests before they enter your home.

 

  • Modifying the landscaping and managing weeds can make the home less attractive to insects and rodents.
  • Adjusting the lighting can also reduce the likelihood that insects will be attracted to the home from the surrounding desert.
  • The home can also be “pest-proofed” to eliminate the avenues of entry that pest species may use to sneak in.
  • Pest proofing has the added advantage of being a permanent solution, reducing the changes of pest invasion.
  • Other programs can be employed, such as rodent services. Using a network of traps and bait stations, rodents can be intercepted before they become a problem.
  • Keeping your homes’ termite warranty current will leave you prepared should termites become active.

For more information about how the weather can affect pests, and you, click here.

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