You must already be loving the warm weather of spring, the season of new life. It’s time to say farewell to the frigid nights and cold winds outside. It’s finally time to enjoy the outdoors and the sun. Another thing to keep an eye out for is pests that are migrating at the start of the early spring. You might have to fight with uninvited guests who are prepared to invade while also taking advantage of the spring. Many pests that are looking for a food source and an appropriate location to breed find a new allure with the blooming of flowers and the onset of the warm weather.
While these creatures were hibernating, despite the difficult winter, we have been enjoying a pest-free house for months. When we take the increased levels of moisture and add the rising temperatures, creepy crawlies awaken from their sleep and begin to invade your home. You need to make sure that your home is pest-free before it’s too late, causing difficulties for families and their homes. Always choose prevention over waiting until the last minute if you want to avoid spring pests.
Here are a few of the bothersome ones to watch out for:
The numbers of spiders are most likely to grow because of the invasion of insects, which could serve as food for predatory bugs. As we all know, we are home to numerous poisonous spider species that may kill humans. Fortunately, the most dangerous ones avoid areas where we live. The ones that do, however, should be avoided because skin sensitivities can be caused by their bites and droppings. In your home, cobwebs are more likely to be found in the windows, ceiling, and even between cracks. If you notice webs around your home, remove them.
In the summer, they enjoy cool, dark locations like letter boxes, shoes, and patio furniture. Therefore, you should never leave closed shoes outside and it’s a good practice to always check the shoes before putting them on. Gardening gloves should always be given a shake before putting your hand in.
In the spring and summer, bees forage around the plants in the backyard in search of pollen. Bees are more active during this season since it’s in their instinct to pollinate flowers, gather nectar, and produce delicious honey that we all enjoy. You’ll soon notice them swarming areas where they can potentially create new hives as they become more active in their search for food. You and your family must take extra precautions to avoid disturbing their hive and getting stung. Although bees are an essential element of our ecosystem, it must be pointed out that they can sting viciously and can occasionally lead to potential fatal allergic reactions.
Call our expert pest exterminators right away if you don’t want angry, stinging bees ruining your garden party or outdoor picnic.
Despite being warm-blooded, rodents seek shelter in the winter and become more active in the spring. Mice may nurture offspring throughout the winter since they do not breed seasonally. Rats and mice will nibble on whatever they can put their teeth on, including food, wirings, clothes, and furniture. Additionally, rodents become highly active in the spring and summer to prepare for the upcoming winter. If you let them continue, you could end up wasting the nice weather repairing various forms of property damage.
Although ants are already having a sizable population worldwide, those figures usually increase throughout spring and summer. Majority of the time, ants are found outside, but they don’t have any trouble entering buildings when they locate a plentiful food source inside. Yes, the kitchen is where they would start knocking. Clean up leftover as soon as possible to deter them from robbing the fridge or cupboard.
Cockroaches are the most resilient creatures. They are among the dirtiest insects, carrying bacteria, and their feces can trigger allergic reactions that are uncomfortable and unpleasant. To keep them out of the house at night, you should tidy your home and cover the trash and food containers. Place baits where you can and caulk the cracks around windows and doors. You can purchase glue traps or repellents and place them within kitchen cabinets.
Worried about pests in your house?
Get in touch with us right away if you think you might have a pest problem. Vital Building Inspections Sydney professionals will assist you with your pests, and advise you on how to protect your house from pests during springtime.