Growing up, I lived in a sprawling farmhouse in the country. This beautiful home was constantly filled with the sounds of laughter and the smells of delectable food being prepared in the kitchen. Unfortunately, our home was often invaded by some unwanted guests, ants. Pesky ants would welcome themselves into our living room, kitchen, dining room, bedrooms, and bathrooms. One night, I crawled into my bed only to discover I wasn’t alone. Ants had somehow climbed onto my bed! These destructive ants even ate holes in some of the clothing hanging in my closet. Is your home filled with unwanted, biting ants? On this blog, you will discover the latest methods pest control specialists use to rid homes of pesky ants.
Furry friends like squirrels are not so cute when they get into your attic and cause damage to your home. Other creatures like bats, racoons and birds also cause damage. If you have these pest in your attic as houseguests, you are going to need help getting them out. Once they are gone, you need to protect your home from them coming back. Here are some tips to help prevent these unwanted houseguests from getting back into your attic:
1. Bees and Help with Relocation of Hives
When a hive of bee's nest in or near your home, you will want to have them removed. With honey bees, the problem is that you do not want to kill the bees. Instead, contact a professional pest control service to have them relocate the hive. Bees are an important part of the ecosystem and are needed for pollinating plants and crops, which is why you should never kill the bees in a hive. In addition, professional pest control services have the equipment to deal with these types of problems.
2. Bats Nesting in The Attic and Getting Them Out
Bats are another nuisance pest that you may have to deal with. Many species of bats are endangered, so when they get in your attic, you will want to have a professional pest control service help with removal. There are several ways that you can keep bats from nesting in your attic, such as hanging nesting boxes for them or installing deterrents to keep them and other pests out of your home. Bats are known to be carriers of many diseases, so you do not want to handle them and should contact a professional pest control service for help with removal.
3. Squirrels Causing Damage When Nesting in Your Home
Squirrels are another nuisance animal that are often pests that cause damage to your home. You want to keep squirrels out of areas like attics, but first, you are going to need help with removal. For squirrels, you will want to have things like good gutter guards and screens over any possible entrances to your attic. If you live in a wooded area with a large squirrel population, consider feeder and nesting boxes to keep them away from your home.
These are some tips to help keep the pests out of your attic. If you have a problem with bats, squirrels or other creatures, contact a pest control service to help with removal and keeping the creatures out of your home.