- Check the weatherstripping on your windows and doors and caulk or seal any gaps. This will cut off easy access to your home. As an added bonus, it will also help you save money on your energy bills!
- Make sure food is sealed and stored properly. Don’t leave dirty glasses or dishes laying around and make sure all your food is in airtight containers.
- Store firewood outside, far away from your home. Firewood piles can attract insects, spiders, and rodents. The closer such a pest-friendly environment is to your home, the more likely the pest will start looking for a way inside your home.
- Schedule regular pest control with AEL Pest Solutions! The best way to protect your Villa Rica home from pests is to call in the professionals!
While the cooler temperatures of fall and winter are a welcome relief from Georgia’s hotter months (and the pests that thrive in sub-tropical weather), it’s still important to secure your home against invading pests and rodents in the fall and winter. Just like us, insects and rodents seek out warmth and shelter, which may lead them to into your home. In the process of seeking out warmth, pests can cause expensive physical damage to your home, not to mention the fact that they can also irritate allergies and carry diseases. So protect your home and health with this fall and winter pest control checklist to ensure that your home sweet home doesn’t host any unwelcome visitors: