Winter time can be a great time for homeowners. While it’s still cold out, and you likely have to host some relatives you’re not that fond of over the holidays, one of the best parts about this time of year is that many pests – especially mosquitoes and other biting pests – tend to die out or hibernate, and both your indoors and outdoors are free of their discomforts.
Unfortunately, there are still many pests that like to invade in winter, and it’s important that you take the necessary steps to stay safe from these pests during these cold winter months.
Pests to Watch Out For
- Rodents – Rodents are a serious winter pest problem. Both rats and mice seek shelter indoors from the cold, and your warm home and food supply make you a prime target. The best way to keep your home rodent free is to seal up all possible entranceways. Rodents will only enter if they can find a hole in your structure. If you already have rodents, contact Green Pest Solutions today at 877-636-9469.
- Bed Bugs – Bed bugs are resistant to the cold since they live indoors, and are a common issue during the winter because of holiday travel. It’s important to examine every place you stay for bed bugs and take immediate action if you think you’re at risk. Green Pest Solutions offers free consultations to help you determine if you have a bed bug issue.
- Flying Carpenter Ants – Flying carpenter ants inside of your home means that you have an immediate problem. It means that you already have a carpenter ant nest inside of your home, and are likely in need of immediate pest control solutions.
Overwintering Insects and More
In addition, some pests – like spiders – may still be living inside of your home during winter. Others may be hibernating around your property. These pests may not be a problem right now, but they can become a problem as soon as the weather starts to warm up. Eliminating those pests may help you control the pest population in 2016 and beyond.
At Green Pest Solutions, we know how important it is to control pests all throughout the year. Contact us today at 877-636-9469 to find out more about our quarterly pest control service, or to help get rid of some of the pests that may already have invaded your property.
Discerning one type of ant from another is not always easy, but it is an important step to figure out if you will need to control it, and how. Quickly identify some of the most common ants found in this region by color, size and location with our guide.
Bed bug bites can lead to skin rashes, allergic reactions, and psychological symptoms, not to mention a sense of uneasiness as you close your eyes at night. Rest easy after you read this handy guide to the most common species of bed bugs and know how to identify and control them.
Not valid on one-time services. Pertains to new annual service agreement. Cannot be combined with other promotions. One coupon per service. Subject to change without notice.
Offer Expires November 15, 2019