Call us today for a Free Quote

(559) 732-6419


The Experienced Gardener Can Help

Action Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Property from Pests

Posted on Aug 17, 2020 6:00:00 AM by Stephanie Morgan

Action Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Property from Pests | SJPC Pest ControlThe existence of pests like roaches, rodents, ants, and termites are a fact of life. They have been around for a long time and show no signs of going anywhere. Pests can be frustratingly persistent in their efforts to get into your house. In order to keep pests from setting up residence in your home, you must take some action steps to protect against them.

Clean up your yard

The condition of your yard can impact your susceptibility to a pest infestation inside your home. It is easier for pests to move around under the cover of an overgrown and cluttered yard than it is for them to move around in a well-kept yard. Allowing your grass to get high can attract pests that would otherwise spend their time in other areas. Some types of rodents, for example, prefer to move around in high grass. Cleaning up your yard and keeping it maintained are ways that you can protect your property from pests.

Fix maintenance issues around your house

Maintenance issues around your house can lead to pest issues inside your home. Breaches on the exterior of your house make it easy for pests to get inside. Leaks and drainage issues can cause a water buildup and attract several types of pests. You can take action to protect your property from pests by fixing these maintenance issues.

Develop good habits for dealing with food waste

Several types of pests are drawn into homes by food waste. Crumbs on the floor can bring ants marching into your kitchen. An overflowing trashcan can bring cockroaches scurrying into your home. You can take action against this by developing good habits for dealing with food waste. The habits you should develop include cleaning spills right away, taking out the trash regularly, and cleaning food residue off of dishes before you go to bed. These habitual activities will go a long way toward protecting your property from pests.

Get rid of the clutter

Clutter inside of your home can make it easy for pests like roaches, rodents, and spiders to move around unnoticed. Removing the excess clutter from your home can make it easier for you to notice pest activity and take action against them.

Bring in a professional

The final – and potentially most important – action step you can take to protect your property from pests is to bring in professional help. A pest control professional has the tools and training to eradicate an active infestation in your home. In addition, you can set up regularly scheduled pest control services to ensure that your home remains protected from pests in the future.

It is possible to protect your property from pests if you are willing to take the appropriate action steps. Initially, these steps may require a chunk of your time. But once you do the initial maintenance and cleanup steps you will be able to maintain those changes will a much smaller commitment of time. If you are ready for the step that involves bringing in a professional, get in touch with the pest pros at San Joaquin Pest Control.

New call-to-action

Topics: Real Estate, Pest Treatment Options

Why Our Customers Love Us
Casey L.


San Joaquin Pest Control is a great place to do business. They provide great monthly service and the man who treats our house is great! I highly recommend San Joaquin Pest Control.

Read More Reviews

Seniors over 65 & U.S. Veterans Discount

Receive a FREE month with your annual service agreement!

Redeem Offer

Recent Posts

Get a Free Quote Today, Call (559) 732-6419

Contact Us