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Top 3 Pest Control Tips for the Holidays November 13, 2018

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Top 3 Pest Control Tips for the Holidays, North Hobbs, New Mexico

The holidays are a time for family and friends to gather together. However, in an attempt to warm up and sneak some of the abundant food supplies, some insects also invite themselves to the party. If you've noticed some of these unwanted houseguests, take a look at these pest control tips.

How to Keep Bugs & Other Critters Away from Your Holiday Celebrations

1. Check Your Tree for Stowaways

Natural trees and wreaths are great for imparting the sights and smells of the holidays. However, they can also harbor bugs. Closely inspect all greenery and plants before loading them into your car or bringing them into your home. A little foresight can prevent a large and costly infestation.

2. Be Careful When Unpacking Decorations

pest controlMost homeowners store holiday decorations in basements, attics, and crawlspaces. Coincidentally, these are the areas of the home that are most likely to be populated with insects and rodents. Before bringing holiday decor out of storage, check the boxes and bags for bugs, mice droppings, and chew marks.

3. Store Firewood Away From the Home

Wood is a natural home for termites and other insects. If you’re storing firewood outside, make sure to keep piles at least 20 feet from your residence and elevate it off the ground on a concrete slab. Then carefully examine any logs or sticks you plan on bringing inside.

 

Pest control during the holidays starts with proper foresight, but there is no surefire way to stop all infestations. If you’ve experienced a bug or rodent problem which is making the season feel less holly and jolly, contact the extermination pros at Taylor's Weed & Pest Control in Hobbs, NM. Their highly trained technicians can quickly diagnose your issue and provide the right solution to help you regain your peace of mind. For more information on all their services, including commercial and residential weed control, call (575) 492-9247 or visit them online.

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