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Is Pest Control Necessary in the Winter?

Winter is just around the corner, which means it is time to start preparing your home for winter pests. That’s right, your home is still at risk of an infestation during the winter season. Many people assume that pests die off once temperatures begin to drop, but that is not the case. Most pests go into hibernation during this season, and while some prefer to seek shelter under rocks or in the ground, many prefer to make their way inside of homes. Because of this, pest control in the winter is incredibly important.

Common Winter Pests

There is no shortage of pests that want to seek food, shelter, and water inside of homes during winter. Our homes provide a safe place for them to remain dormant while they wait for the weather to warm up again.

Below are some of the most common winter pests:

  • Rats
  • Mice
  • Spiders
  • Cockroaches
  • Moths
  • Carpenter ants
  • Termites
  • Silverfish

An infestation of any of the pests listed above can seriously impact the health and safety of your home. From spreading illnesses to contaminating food to damaging your property, winter pests are just about the last thing you want to deal with.

How to Protect Your Home against Winter Pests

The most important thing to do to protect your home against pests this winter is to schedule professional pest control. Pest control experts know how to identify common pest entry points and treat your home effectively to discourage any pest activity. Additionally, they have access to professional-grade products that can both eliminate existing pest infestations and prevent future invasions from taking place.

In addition to scheduling professional pest control, there are a number of things you can do to protect your home against winter pests. These include:

  • Keeping your floors and counters clean
  • Doing the dishes every night before bed
  • Taking your trash out regularly
  • Never leaving pet food out overnight
  • Keeping your trashcans sealed
  • Vacuuming any spider webs you come across
  • Storing all food in airtight containers
  • Eliminating areas of clutter
  • Sealing any cracks or gaps along your foundation
  • Repairing plumbing leaks early on
  • Repairing roof holes
  • Repairing holes in your window and door screens

Call Frame’s Pest Control, Inc. Today

Backed by years of service excellence, no one does pest control quite like Frame’s Pest Control, Inc. Our service professionals are skilled in locating, identifying, and treating all types of pests as well as preventing pests from entering your property in the first place. Whether you want to schedule your next preventative treatment or you have an infestation that needs to be treated right away, we’ve got you covered.

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Call Frame's Pest Control, Inc. at (419) 475-6055 for dependable winter pest control services. We look forward to serving you!