How to Enjoy Summer Nights without Annoying Pests

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Summertime is a great opportunity to spend quality time with your loved ones outside. If you enjoy a morning cup of coffee outdoors, barbequing, or a nightcap on the back patio, it’s important to make sure that your yard is comfortable and pest-free.

Not only is pest control necessary for the comfort of your home, but these services are also essential if you want to protect your loved ones from biting insects. The right pest control strategy prevents an infestation from forming in your yard.

Steps to Minimizing Pests in Your Yard

Here are a few essential strategies that will reduce the likelihood of an infestation in your yard:

  • Clear away debris and dead branches
  • Keep the gutters clean
  • Avoid standing water in the yard
  • Store wood far away from your home
  • Be proactive with good lawn maintenance practices
  • Trim bushes, brush, and foliage
  • Don’t leave food sitting out
  • Apply pesticides when needed

A few DIY steps to clean up the yard can go a long way to avoid pests in the yard. But there are times when professional pest control services are needed to handle a growing population. You will be able to tell if you need to call a pest control company because the infestation isn’t going away, or the problem is getting worse.

Keep Pests Out of the Yard and Out of Your Home

One of the reasons why you need to be proactive with keeping pests out of your yard is to minimize the chances of these pests showing up in your home. If the insect population is growing in the areas surrounding your home, then there is a pretty good chance that the bugs will move inside as the weather changes.

Professional pest control service can be a great investment to keep your home bug-free and also protect your family’s health. Rest assured knowing that we use high-quality products and safe methods of application to protect your yard and home from unwanted invaders.

For more information about residential pest control, call Riche’s Termite and Pest Service at (951) 233-7697.