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Tips On How To Avoid Springtime Pests

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By Bed Bug Dog Bob on November, 18 2019
A variety of springtime pests like ticks, scorpions, spiders and earwigs.

As the warmer weather approaches, you might be worried about springtime pests creeping up on your property. Luckily, there are ways in which you should be able to curb your pest problem from ever beginning. Below, we will be going over some of the top tips for preventing Springtime pests. 

Tips For Avoiding Springtime Pests

  1. Landscaping.
    One of the most important things that you want to do when you are looking to avoid pests from becoming a problem would be to keep your landscape properly maintained. Having a properly maintained landscape is one of the best ways to ensure that you’re not encouraging pests to enter your property. Typically, pests will look for shelter and if you have shrubs or other kinds of trees or plants touching your property, it is going to serve as an entryway for them. 
  2. Avoid Keeping Trash.
    Another important thing that you will want to do when you are looking to avoid pests would be to avoid keeping trash outside and to limit the amount of standing water that you have outside. Pests cannot survive without food and water. The less food and water you have for them, the fewer chances you will have to deal with them. For your trash bins, try to avoid keeping them outside for pets to use and look to sanitize the trash and recycling bins regularly in order to avoid leaving residue and other things that could attract pests. 
  3. Keep Windows Closed.
    While the Springtime might be a time when you want to keep your windows open to experience fresh air, windows are typically one of the best entry points for pests. Therefore, you will either want to keep your windows closed during the Spring or at least install a fly screen in order to prevent insects from gaining clear entry to your home or property. 

Overall, there are many different things that you can do to discourage pests from entering your property and from becoming a problem. Follow the tips above and you should be able to be successful with your efforts.

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