17 Tips For Homeowners To Help Prevent Pests

  • Keep debris from under or around the perimeter of the structure.
  • Keep planter boxes from abutting the structure.
  • Keep wood to ground contact to a minimum.
  • Keep soil, ground cover, mulch, and etc. below slab level.
  • Repair all wood rot.
  • Repair leaky faucets and any continual water source inside and outside the home.
  • Trim tree branches away from the structure.
  • Maintain the lawn as much as possible.
  • Keep heavy foliage, bushes, and flowers, away from the perimeter of the home.
  • Keep firewood and lumber away from the home.
  • Clean gutters so that they are free from debris.
  • Eliminate standing water to reduce mosquito harborage.
  • Seal openings around pipe entries, windows, and doors to reduce access areas for pests.
  • Keep garbage cans covered and lined with plastic to reduce the attraction for pests.
  • Make sure all ventilation openings are clear to reduce molds and fungi.
  • Keep pet food in sealed containers and unavailable for pests.
  • Cleanliness in and around the home (especially the kitchen area) is always important for keeping pests away.

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