Mike Travers

Owner of EcoGeek Pest Control and expert in all things Pest Control!

How to Deal with Winter Pests in your Home?


Worried about Winter Pests? Don’t be. There’re effective ways for Winter Pests control and you can feel relaxed. Knowing more about pests is important so that you can combat them to eradicate their nuisance. Fortunately for Homeowners, the climatic conditions help greatly. This region is surrounded by oceans, the climate is somewhat maritime climate – meaning moderate winter. Ice-cold winters are rare and the pleasant climate can be enjoyed by the homeowners.

But the same humid climate invites pests to take shelter inside your home, and you’ve to deal with these Winter Pests smartly. There’re a number of pests invading homes during winter seasons since they can’t prolong their livelihood in the chilly weather outside homes. Mostly the common pests found in residential buildings are – Norway rats, house mice and rodent species; Cockroaches; Winged Carpenter Ants; Bed Bugs; and Brown Recluse Spiders etc. Especially during the winter season, you can see them invade your house and if not controlled properly can cause many havocs.

House mice enter your home through any smallest hole in the walls from outside. They’re lured by the warm atmosphere inside the home and live happily in darker humid places like attics and basements. They feed themselves during nights, entering the kitchen and pantry cabinets eating food crumbs, vegetables and other edible items stored.

Equally bad are Cockroaches which crawl during night freely everywhere, penetrating into holes easily. They feast from the garbage boxes and take shelter instantly anywhere nearby like the backside of doors. Moisture-prone sites at your home are to their liking most.

So if you want to combat with Winter Pests, you need to follow these rules scrupulously:         

• Keep your home always clean and tidy – both inside and outside         

• Close up wall cracks and around your home premises and plug the holes inside, even if they’re used for water going out. Thus prevent the entry points of house mice and rats.         

• Mesh the window openings and prevent flies and mosquitoes.         

• Clean up frequently your basement and attic and spray insecticides         

• Seal off your garbage cans tightly

You can enlist the services of professionals in eradicating Winter Pests. Go online in search of companies offering Winter Pests control. This is the sure-shot way to get rid of pests in your home and feel relieved from the menace.

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