Are There Invasive Pests Living in the Back Yard?

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As a homeowner, it is a top priority to maintain the comfort of your home and protect the health of your family. Even if you have created a nice living environment, it is possible that there are pests in the backyard getting ready to invade your home.

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Most of the time, rodent or insect infestations start outside and then move into a building when they need a new area for nesting. Sometimes weather changes drive the infestation inside. Other times, the pests are looking for food or water.

If you want to reduce the likelihood of dealing with a rodent or insect infestation in your home, then it is essential that you take a proactive approach to check the yard. By identifying the pests in the early stages of infestation, you can eliminate the problem outside to avoid the pests from moving into your living areas.

Common Pests in Your Back Yard

There are many insects and rodents that are present in the United States that might be found in your home. An infestation might start with something small, such as ants. But, if the ants move in, then the colony could attract other pests that feed on the ants. So, it is essential to eliminate any infestation as soon as you notice a problem.

Other common pests include mice, rats, termites, cockroaches, bees, and mosquitos. A pest control expert will be able to identify potential signs that could indicate that you are dealing with one of these invasive species.

Do-It-Yourself vs. Professional Pest Control Services

Will a do-it-yourself approach be enough to get rid of the bugs? There might be small strategies that can reduce the number of pests that you see. But, it is essential that you identify the core nest to eliminate the problem at the root. Since most homeowners don’t have experience in the pest control industry, they find it beneficial to talk to a pest control team for help.

Here at Mathews Termite and Pest Service, we will gladly help you get rid of an infestation in your yard or home. Call us to schedule an appointment: (951) 751-0885