Frisco Pest Control Tips

Here are several tips that a homeowner can follow to help prevent pest infestations. To maintain a pest free home, these precautions are recommended:

Common Household Pest Control

  • Tip 1
    Cracks in the exterior or interior of the homes should be sealed to help keep pests from gaining entry and from becoming nesting grounds.
  • Tip 2
    Be sure all doors and windows are properly sealed with tight-fitting screens and weather stripping.
  • Tip 3
    Never leave food sitting out uncovered, as this attracts flies and pests which harbor harmful germs which can be transmitted to humans.
  • Tip 4
    To avoid fabric pests, try storing clothes and Consider storing clothing in plastic boxes or bags to prevent fabric pests from getting to them.
  • Tip 5
    Provide sufficient ventilation to the attic and crawl space. Proper ventilation creates an environment unsuitable for pests.
  • Tip 6
    Always wash all empty bottles and plastic wraps before storing for recycling.
  • Tip 7
    Never leave the garbage can uncovered, they attract rodents and flies. Also never let any debris, old newsprints and boxes, and construction materials pile up outdoor around your home, they are a haven for nesting grounds for rodents and other pests.

Termite Tips

A colony of termites can destroy the wood in your home without you knowing it. They hollow out deep into the wooden beams, gutting walls and ruining floors.

There are some important things you can do yourself to help keep a check on termite infestations:

Early Termite detection and treatments help prevent damage

  • Tip 1
    Repair any roof or plumbing leaks as soon as possible. These leaks can allow termites to survive above ground in a house.
  • Tip 2
    Eliminate any wood-to-soil contact around your foundation and remove wood debris near your home.
  • Tip 3
    Prevent mulch and soil from touching the siding of your home. They make it much easier for termites to enter.
  • Tip 4
    Store firewood away from your home.
  • Tip 5
    Use mesh screens on all windows and doors, as well as in ventilation openings for attics and crawl spaces.
  • Tip 6
    Seal nail holes and cracks in exposed wood to help prevent easy access by drywood termites.
  • Tip 7
    Contract with a professional pest control company to regularly inspect your home. This will help detect termite activity and allow for prompt and proper treatment.

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