How to Protect Your Home from Pests

Pests can be a real nuisance for homeowners. If you don’t take the necessary preventative steps to protect your home from pests, they could cause substantial damage to your home. In addition, pests could even spread diseases and put people’s lives in danger too.

Below are the top 5 ways to protect your home from pests.

1) Clean Up Your Garden

Get all the loose branches, shrubs, and leaves away from your home. Mow your lawn and keep the grass level low. These few simple steps can prevent insects and rodents from nesting near your home.

2) Ventilate Your Loft and Basement

Ventilation is the key to eliminating moisture from the most vulnerable areas of your home, such as your loft and basement. When you dry out these areas, they become less attractive to common household pests.

3) Tightly Seal Your Garbage Containers

When you store garbage in containers, make sure you seal them tightly because the smallest cracks in the lid could invite pests inside of them. It will also help if you keep the garbage containers someplace away from your home, such as a detached shed.

4) Seal All the Holes and Cracks Outside Your Home

Check the exterior siding of your home for holes and cracks. Seal all the holes and cracks you find with a concrete or masonry crack sealant product.

5) Contact a Pest Control Professional

A professional pest control company can provide your home with the best protection against pests. They can use commercial quality techniques and solutions to secure your property and ward off annoying pests.

You can contact Amicus Environmental Services for further information at 0345 2226333.