Autumn is a lovely time, most of the time; weather permitting, of course, and if pests don’t the best of our properties. It is a false notion to think that most pests come out only during summer. The fact is that there are a number of pests that prefer the cooler climate during autumn.
Here are out list of autumn pests to watch out for, and what you can do about them:
Termites are possibly the worst thing that could happen to your property. And, contrary to the popular belief that they are only active during the summer, you can find some termite varieties that love the cooler weather during autumn. These varieties seek moisture and damp enviros. If your place has a garden or cold moist place, you could have termites making your home their home.
What to do about termites?
There are really no DIY approach to treating termites. Once you suspect the presence of termites in your property, call Safe Spray. Termites are highly destructive and immediate action is crucial to preventing the damage that termites cause.
Rodents are actually more visible within properties during cooler weather. This is because they seek the warmth and food and water supply that your place offers. You might spot or hear them scurrying around or find their droppings, leftover food and damage caused. Rodents can cause a lot of damage to your property so act fast when you find them.
What to do about rodents?
There are a few things that you can do yourself to discourage the presence of rodents. You can secure your trash bins and clean up after your pests. You can also store your food and other stocks in rodent-proof containers. It is also a good idea to clean out the nooks and crannies of your home. Find spaces where rodents might take shelter and rodent-proof them. The best approach, of course, is to get the help of a professional pest control team.
Cockroaches seem to be everywhere, all the time including autumn. These pest seek shelter and food, and you property might be the best place for these. Watch out for them, as well as their droppings and such.
What to do about cockroaches?
One of the best things you can do to combat the presence of cockroaches is to secure your trash and food. Seal the trash bins and put food in tight sealed containers. If you suspect a cockroach infestation, reach out to Safe Spray immediately.