Avoid Creepy Crawly Pests and Rodents This Halloween
Rats, spiders, and bats just to name a few. When these creepy pests make your house their home, thoughts of decorating and trick-or-treaters may be the furthest thing from your mind on Halloween.
Upon seeing your first pest or rodents, your first inclination may be to run to the local hardware store, arming yourself with an arsenal of baits, traps, powders, and sprays. Then, following the standard DIY protocol, blasting the little suckers with all that you’ve got! It may sound like a good idea in theory, but it usually backfires. Do it yourself solutions often exacerbate the problem further, causing pests to scatter and hide.
When you should contact an Arrow Pest Control Specialist
The first sign of a pest problem is the best time to call a pest control specialist. Waiting until you have an infestation doesn’t just increase costs. It also increases the time it’ll take to eradicate the pests. Avoid a pest infestation with one of our effective and guaranteed pest control plans and rodent trapping and removal services.
While some pests may just be a nuisance, pests like spiders, termites, rats, roaches, and wildlife can cause costly property damage. Certain pests also pose health concerns. Rodents are known to spread more than 40 diseases, which can be transmitted through contact with rodent feces, urine or saliva. For some people, roaches can cause allergic reactions or trigger asthma symptoms, especially in children.
Arrow Termite and Pest Control provides quick, safe, and responsive pest control solutions to protect you and your property from pest and rodent infestations and their associated risks. With the help of a Arrow specialist and the implementation of a proactive pest management plan, you can rest assured that the only spiders, bats, and rats in your home are the ones that are stowed away in your Halloween bin until next year.
Here are a few tips to keep pests and rodents away this fall and winter
As the days get shorter and temperatures cool pests start looking for places to set up residence for the winter. Among the most commonly encountered fall pests are rodents, flies, ants, spiders, cockroaches, and earwigs. Rodents and wildlife will also begin to move into homes seeking shelter from the cold and an easy meal.
All of these pests can transmit dangerous diseases and bacteria, spoil and infest your food, and in some cases rodents and wildlife can cause damage to structures and electrical wires. Don’t get tricked by pests and rodents this winter. Don’t be this guy – GET ARROW!
Here are some helpful tips from the pros at Arrow Termite and Pest Control:
- Install door sweeps on exterior doors and repair damaged door screens.
- Screen vents and openings to chimneys.
- Seal cracks and crevices on the outside of the home, including areas where utilities and pipes enter.
- Store food in airtight containers and dispose of garbage regularly in sealed receptacles.
- Replace loose mortar and weather stripping around the basement foundation and windows.
- Make sure all window and door screens are in good shape and do not have tears in them.
- Check caulking around door and window frames, and seal any openings.
- Eliminate all moisture sites, including leaking pipes and clogged drains.
- Store firewood at least 20 feet away from the house; keep shrubbery well-trimmed and rake up leaves.
Arrow Termite and Pest Control has the tools, highly qualified service personnel and eco-friendly control solutions to turn the table on these crawling trick-or-treaters, and keep your home pest-free and your family immune to creatures stirring in the night.
If you need a hand keeping pest “goblins” out of your home and off your property, contact us and request service. We’ll be sure to get back to you right away with information on how Arrow Termite and Pest Control can help.
Have a pest free Halloween!