Rising heat calls for an increase in pest presence. Different pests post different risks; stinkbugs are merely gross, whereas wasps and roaches pose health risks and carpenter ants and termites leave you will thousands of dollars’ worth of damages. Typical homeowners spend around $8,600 for repair and prevention for termite infestation. Preventative measures and early action are crucial to eliminating house pests. Compiled are tips on how to handle and prevent these pesky situations:
Taking preventative measures are your best bet at avoiding pests from invading your home. Prevention and early action help you save money and keep your home free of pests. If you see more than a few stinkbugs or roaches, it is best to call a professional. If you see a cluster of insect wings near windows and doors, you likely have termites. Piles of sawdust near baseboards mean carpenter ants have invaded. Large hives around the exterior of your home mean you have wasps. Your best bet is to call a professional when any of these situations arise to prevent the invasion from escalating.
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