Keep Pests Away Between Professional Pest Control Treatments
Mice, rats, and other rodents make up the primary food source for many wild creatures, including bobcats, owls, foxes, hawks, and coyotes. In the wild, these animals help to keep rodent populations in balance.
In residential areas, however, rodent populations are able to grow to problematic proportions due to having far fewer natural predators. Additionally, residential and populated areas tend to offer more access to shelter from the elements and a more dependable source of food that also serves to encourage rodents to nest and breed more prolifically.
If you hear scratching sounds at night then you may have mice in your home. Mice will come out during the day and night, but you will hear them much better at night when everything is quiet. Fortunately, there are many signs you can look for that you have mice, as well as different methods you can use to get them out of your home. Keep reading to learn how you can do this so you can sleep better at night.
With summer just around the corner, you should be thinking about pest control. You might not realize this, but pests are just waiting for the opportunity to settle in as soon as the weather turns warm. Not only do you have to worry about mice, roaches, and mosquitoes, but you also need to worry about spiders. If you haven't seen any spider activity yet, it's because they're still hiding in the attic and along the foundation of your home.
Bed bugs are nasty little creatures that can infect your home, most commonly by infesting your sheets, blankets, and general bedding. Worst of all, the old saying is true: bed bugs do bite! They are highly unsanitary and, unfortunately, without the help of a professional exterminator, can be nearly impossible to get rid of. And the longer your home remains infested with bed bugs, the harder they will be to banish from your home.
Most owners of outdoor cats have experienced the unpleasant surprise of a furry, dead "gift" being left behind by their pet. But if your cat is leaving a steady stream of rats at your doorstep, you might want to thank it for drawing attention to a serious infestation on or near your property. While you might be content to let your cat keep thinning their numbers, controlling this rat infestation professionally is necessary to protect your home and the health of both your pet and family.
Keeping rats, mosquitoes, and other insects out of your home is a tough job, especially when the weather isn't so great outside. Of course, the help of a professional exterminator can do wonders for your cause. But you'll want to employ some of your own natural pest control methods at home to make sure that infestations your service technician gets rid of don't come back any time soon. You can decorate your home with houseplants, such as mint, to keep some bugs from bugging. You can also make your own potpourri and spray that will keep insects out of your sight. You can expect to learn more about natural pest control you can put to use between professional treatments on the pages of this blog.