Pest control is a top priority for most homeowners. Not only can pests disturb your peace of mind, but they can also lead to costly damages. Whether you’re concerned about insect infestation or want to protect your home from unwanted rodents, birds, or weeds, there are several steps you can take to ensure that your home is protected.

  • Check Your Windows

While you may want to leave your windows open to let in some of the warm Las Vegas air, you should be sure to seal those windows closed after use. Take a look at your windows and make sure that there are no gaps and that there is a proper screen in place. Doing so can help reduce insect entry. Once bugs enter your home, it’s only a matter of time before they are everywhere!

  • Trim Your Bushes

Trimming your bushes not only makes your home look tidy, but it can also work as excellent pest control by reducing the number of bugs and insects near your home. Don’t let plants or trees build up foliage as this becomes a safe haven for a variety of insects.

There’s nothing that birds and rodents love more than a fresh pile of trash! Make sure that your trash is sealed tightly so small animals aren’t tempted to post up shop near your home. Remember, garbage isn’t the only thing that can attract ants, rodents, and roaches. Lawn debris can also attract pests that are looking to build a nest. Keep a tidy yard, and you are saving yourself from pest infestation. 

  • Keep Drains Clear

Sink and floor drains can quickly become a breeding ground for countless insects. Keep your drains cleaned out to ensure that you aren’t creating the perfect location for pest infestation. Use a simple cleanser made from baking soda and vinegar periodically to ensure that your drains are squeaky clean.

  • Check Your Home for Cracks

It’s not unusual for homes to settle, and when that happens, cracks may appear. Regularly check your home for cracks and crevices as this could be the ideal location for small insects to enter your home. Check your home for loose siding, cracks in the foundation, or gaps near your utility lines. Remember, any space small enough for an ant to enter usually means that they will!

Genuine Pest Control, located in Las Vegas, is dedicated to providing quality service to each customer. If you’re concerned about pest infestation, contact us today. We specialize in a variety of pests, including insects, birds, rodents, and much more! Reach out to us today for a free estimate. We look forward to serving you.