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Clean Homes and Bugs: Is There a Connection?

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http://slugabug.com – You may try to keep your home as clean as possible for a variety of reasons, but does it actually add up to better pest control? The answer is a bit more complex than you think. There are some bugs that thrive in filthy conditions, but it isn’t just clean. Clutter causes problems too. If you do happen to notice a pest problem, your best bet is to contact Slug-A-Bug pest control experts in Brevard County for over 30 years.

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Clean Homes and Bugs: Is There a Connection?

  1. 1. CLEAN HOMES AND BUGS: IS THERE A CONNECTION? Keeping Your Home Bug Free
  2. 2. HOW CLEAN IS YOUR HOME? You may tr y to keep your home as clean as possible for a variety of reasons, but does it actually add up to better pest control ? The answer is a bit more complex than you think .
  3. 3. CLEANLINESS IS NEXT TO PEST-FREENESS? There are some bugs that thrive in filthy conditions . The dir tier your home is, the easier it is for pests to find food, shelter, and water. Don’t sweep your kitchen? A mouse, cockroach, or other small creature can make a meal of those crumbs. Have a toddler carr ying around a bottle of water that gets spilled routinely? Don’t worr y, a cockroach would love to lap it up.
  4. 4. CREATING SHELTER THROUGH CLUTTER A clean home, though, isn’t necessarily just about sweeping, mopping, and dusting. Sometimes it’s about eliminating clutter too. Stacks of magazines or boxes of fers shelter for all sor ts of creatures, including silver fish. Of fered enough quiet, undisturbed space and darker conditions, and you can breed all sor ts of pest problems , no matter how clean the rest of your home is.
  5. 5. WAIT! MY HOUSE IS CLEAN! Even the cleanest house, though, isn’t safe from a pest infestation. Pests are all around us, and a tiny hole in the siding may mean allowing a mouse through. A slightly damaged attic vent could lead to bat problems. Fix a water leak too late? You could be tackling termite problems. Just keeping your house clean isn’t enough to prevent pest problems .
  6. 6. ONGOING PEST MANAGEMENT Keeping your home clean is a good star t to a pest -free home. The key, though, is to make cer tain that you don’t adopt any behavior s that pests might find attractive. This includes keeping the outside of your home as clean as the inside and maintaining it as well as possible. If you do happen to notice a pest problem, your best bet is to contact a professional for help. Of ten DIY methods may only lead to other problems.
  7. 7. PEST CONTROL EXPERTS The largest independently owned pest control company in Brevard County, we of fer cutting edge solutions to help you deal with pest problems. Contact us for more information.

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