Insects and other pests come equipped with a very useful set of tools that enable them to survive in a very precarious world. Insect antenna are highly sophisticated tools. Antenna are capable of picking up a single molecule of pheromone in an air sample that contains a million molecules of air. That is a pretty powerful detection tool. They use their antenna to pick up chemical trails for food, to detect water, and to find mates. When you understand how insects find food and water, you can work to reduce the likelihood of attracting them. These good habits help keep your home or business free of pests.
Keep the kitchen clean. Any little bit of food, however small it may be, becomes a huge attractant for insects and rodents.
Dining Room and Living Room Chores.
Where you eat is also a likely place to find food items that insects and other pests will love. Help keep those areas as clean as possible by forming these good habits.
Pet Related Chores
Garage and Yard Chores
These chores help keep your yard and home pest free. Working towards creating an environment that offers pests the least amount of reward for the risk works to keep pest away. A good tip for getting into the routine of forming new habits is to make it a team project. Sure, there might be groaning at first, but living without pest is an excellent reward.
If you currently have a pest control problem, call Skyline Pest Solutions at 770-844-6440. Once our professionals have mitigated your pest problem, you can work to keep the creepy crawlers away with these good habits. Remember that it only takes a few crumbs to attract a single ant. Once that ant has found food, it will release a pheromone to attract all of its relatives. A little bit of effort can keep your home pest-free.