Keeping Pests Out of Your Home This Winter

Just like animals and humans, pests also prefer warm indoors than cold outdoors. A lot of people fail to understand that warm homes are a perfect breeding ground for many types of pests. The moment they get into the warm location, they can immediately multiply and create dangerous habitat into your home. This is one reason why you must keep pests out of your home this winter.

Keeping pests out of your home this winter season is very easy and simple. This is also provided that you know how to do it. Here are some of the things you should do:

Use of Plastic Containers

Always pack all of the edible items in clean plastic containers. Don’t use paper bags or cardboard boxes; these provide a comforting place for pests. These containers are very easy to penetrate and some bugs feed on the glue.

Dispose Of Your Garbage

Keeping all your garbage in a tight closing bin and frequently disposing of your refuse is an essential way to keep all of those pests out. It is also best if you could dump your garbage bags outside your home rather than just keeping them inside your kitchen.

Mesh Screens

You need to cover the openings like doors, chimneys, and vents with the fine and clean mesh screens. These will not just prevent pet infestation but will ensure you of your home to have the best ventilation it needs to reduce the chances of mold.

Fix Wall Cracks

Check if your house has wall holes or cracks that can become entrance points for different pests. It is also important to check some areas that surround not just the water pipes but even some fittings. These areas could attract different pests.

Clean The Cabinets

At least once a month, you must clean cabinets at home. These are the common places where pests for pests to live. You need to pay attention to your bathroom and kitchen cabinets. This includes corners of your home that are very warm and dark.


Call An Expert

Despite the effort and time spent just to keep the pests out of your home, you can double your protection with bi-monthly pest control services. Our technicians com out to your home every other month. This consistent treatment creates a barrier around your home. Here is a list of our 20 Point Inspection completed during our bi-monthly appointments.

These are some of the simple, yet effective, things you can do to keep pests out of your home this winter. Following these tips, you’re assured not to experience any pest issues at all!

Contact Us

Absolute Pest Control is dedicated to making your home safe for you family. If you have a question about fall pests or any other pest problem, please call us at 615-220-1933 or click HERE to email us.

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