Pest-Proof for Summer: Property maintenance tips:
It’s vacation, barbecue and pool season. Eager to get your summer started? Don’t let loose just yet! Many new creatures are emerging this time of year, and they could be headed for your home.
Before you kick back and relax, here are some ways to pest-proof your property:
-Clean counter tops and floors of food or beverage residues to prevent ant colonies
-Install, replace or repair screens to keep mosquitoes, gnats and flies out
-Clear bird baths, gutters, ponds and pools regularly to avoid a bug-breeding problem
-Increase pet washing and clean or replace pet bedding to keep fleas at bay
-Opt for yellow light bulbs outdoors to deter flying insects from congregating by your home
Everything mentioned are to be taken and used as recommendations and suggestions only of what you personally can do to decrease pest issues.