For homeowners, pest infestations can be a difficult, squeamish, and costly issue.
Pests can harm your property, your family, and your pets by causing damage to items and by spreading disease. The first step in effectively resolving a pest infestation is to determine the cause.
Below, we list 6 reasons why you may have a pest infestation:
1. Poor sanitation/ cleaning:
This is one of the most frequent causes of pest infestations. Like any living thing is drawn to food, water, and shelter; pests will happily live in your home if you provide them with these 3 things.
2.Cluttered living spaces:
Living spaces that are cluttered can be the perfect place for pests to hide and reproduce.
Your home may very well have gaps and openings that provide pests with easy access to your property. Gaps around windows and doors, cracks in your foundation or tiles, and holes in the walls are typical pest entry points.
Standing water can serve as a breeding source for insects such as mosquitoes. Not only are mosquitoes a nuisance, but they can spread deadly diseases such as malaria.
5.Putting out pet food and water:
If pet food and water are left out, they may draw ants, rodents, and flies, among other pests. Food and water spills should be cleaned up soon enough, and pet food should be kept in sealed containers to keep pests out.
6.Neglecting to maintain your yard:
Neglecting to maintain your yard can also lead to pest infestation. Tall grass and overgrown shrubs can provide pests with a place to live, and debris like fallen leaves and branches can attract pests like termites.
Understanding the root causes of a pest infestation will help you take preventative action to stop it from happening again.
Your home can be kept free of pests with regular cleaning, maintenance, and the use of pest control techniques. Contact SMARTSENZ IPM if you think there might be a pest problem, and we will be happy to help.