Seasonal Tips For Pest Control Services in Post Falls, Coeur d'Alene & Hayden, ID

Learn More About Protecting Your Home From Bug Infestation All Year Long

Summer Tips

Enjoy this summer weather without the annoyance of insects. Before you kick back and relax, here are some ways to pest-proof your property:

  • Clean countertops and floors of food or beverage residues to prevent ant colonies

  • Install, replace or repair screens to keep mosquitoes, gnats and flies out

  • Clear bird baths, gutters, ponds and pools regularly to avoid a bug-breeding problem

  • Opt for yellow light bulbs outdoors to deter flying insects from congregating by your home

Fall Tips

Pumpkin spice and avoid the mice! Enjoy the perks of the falling leaves with some tips to keep rodents and insects from moving in this season:

  • Screen and seal the chimney and vents to deny easy entry into your home

  • Caulk tiles and fixtures, and repair leaks to minimize water sources

  • Give trees and shrubs one last trim before winter to avoid contact with wood-loving insects

  • Add/replace weather stripping around window sills and your home’s foundation

  • Wipe sinks and countertops clean, and pack food away to keep hungry rodents at bay

  • Clear your lawn and garden of rotting vegetation to deter foraging animals

Winter Tips

Settling in for the long haul this winter? Pests are, too! Keep pest from moving into your home this winter by adding these tasks to your to-do list:

  • Examine and replace doors sweeps to block out crawling invaders

  • Inspect the attic for damage, clutter and entry points that could attract nesting animals

  • Store firewood away from the home and off the ground to evade wood-destroying insects

  • Repair worn screens and weakened wood trim that rodents can gnaw through to gain entry

  • Fix loose or damaged siding to prevent mice and insects from burrowing through