During this time of year, pests in South Florida always manage to find a way into your home. Ants, mosquitos, termites and more love the humid summer weather where they can thrive and breed. To help keep your home pest free, follow these five Delray Beach pest control tips.
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Keep the Kitchen Clean
Ants and other pests will always help themselves to food debris in your kitchen. Keep these pests away by cleaning up after spills and wiping down the counters and floors frequently. Additionally, be careful to not let overly ripe fruit sit on the counter for too long. This can attract fruit flies and other pests into your kitchen.
Seal Entry Ways
Cockroaches, ants and other pests can walk right into your home with the door right open. To prevent this, be sure to close your door replace the door stripping if it is peeling or damaged. This can go a long way to keep pests out of your home.
Check for Leaks
Mosquitos breed in still warm water. For this reason, frequently check for leaks around your home. In addition, standing water outside of your house can also attract mosquitos. Check to make sure that there are no large puddles close to your entry way in order to keep a family of mosquitos out.
Check Outdoor Furniture
Spiders can lay make their homes in the corners and chains of outdoor furniture. Check the nooks and crannies of your outdoor chairs, couches and swings and remove any webs or egg sacks. Also, try not to bring inside outdoor furniture or toys to keep pests away.
Contact a Professional Company for Delray Beach Pest Control
The best way to keep pests away is to hire the professionals for Delray Beach pest control. Contact Florida Environmental Pest Management to prevent and protect your home from pest infestation.