Fall Pests, Bugs and Insects; Prevention Tips for your House and Garden

Sep 20, 2015 | Uncategorized

Summer is finally coming to an end and for many home owners so is the fight against summer pests like mosquitoes and other annoying insects that seem to thrive during the hot temperatures. While it is true that a great deal of insects disappear during the cooler times of the year, it is also a time when other pests begin to thrive and search for food and shelter, which are both usually found within the walls of your home. While fall is an exciting time of year to watch football, enjoy cooler temperatures and get back to school, it is also a time when you should be preparing your home for a new wave of insects and pests that are ready to make your home their new breeding ground.

Pest Free Living Solutions During Fall

Some fall pests are more common than others. While mosquitoes, wasps and bees usually take a break during these cooler seasons, there are others that begin to grow and plan an infestation. Some of the more popular pests that seem to show up more prominently during the fall are rodents, stink bugs, bed bugs, ants and cockroaches. While it is very nice to spend time out on your front patio or back porch without having to swat at annoying buzzing insects flying all around you, it is also no fun to discover a mouse in your basement, bed bugs in your sheets or cockroaches crawling up your kitchen wall. Keeping your home pest free during the fall is just as important as any other time of year. These falls pests can cause a great deal of damage to your home if not properly taken care of.

Getting Rid of Rats & Mice in your House During Fall Time

Rats and mice are common fall pests that home owners often encounter, mice and rats need food and shelter to survive, especially when the temperatures begin to drop. Your home makes the perfect retreat for these filthy rodents to hide out in. Mice and rats pose serious health threats to you and your family due to the dangerous bacteria that they carry around with them. They can also chew through electrical wiring, insulation and other materials, causing a significant amount of damage to your home.

Fall Stink Bugs

Stink bugs do not carry any harmful diseases with them, but they do emit a very potent stench when they feel threatened. Stink bugs tend to hide out in cars or other areas, waiting to latch onto to something that will get them inside of your home. It is a good idea to always check your belongings before bringing them inside. Bed bugs are also notorious hitch hikers that will latch onto almost anything and anyone. Bed bugs are excellent at hiding throughout the day time, then coming out at night to latch onto a host and suck the blood until they are full. Bed bugs are extremely difficult to get rid of once they have established a hiding spot inside of your home. These and other pests can be permanently eliminated with help from Bio-Tech Pest Control. Contact Bio-Tech Pest Control today for excellent pest control throughout the year including this fall season.

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