Win the war against pests! Winter tips for your home

Settling in for the long haul this winter? Pests are, too! But you don’t have to make your home their hibernation zone; keep them out of your space 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 squirrels from burrowing through DISCLAIMER Everything mentioned are to be taken and used as recommendations and suggestions only of what you personally can do to decrease pest issues.