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Great, So What Bugs Are Covered?
Frequently Asked Questions
- Remove any decaying organic matter such as fruit and vegetables that have expired and begun rotting attract flies and ants.
- Any garbage like old soda cans, beer bottles, pizza boxes or food-related packaging or waste all are a source of food for bugs. You have to remember, they are not picky and will eat anything you leave behind.
- This may be a surprise, but kids can be sticky and they perhaps at times will make what some call a mess. These sugary and sticky messes are basically an invitation for everything from ants to cockroaches to make your house their house.
Yes! Absolutely, on the initial inspection they will check out the attic and let you know what they find.
- If your attic is finished, the technician will go up and inspect it thoroughly.
- If it’s not, they will not walk across the beams and instead will use their flashlight and poke their head up and look for problems.
- If there are problems, we have chemicals and techniques to treat from below.
Important takeaways are that they will need access to your attic, and if it’s not finished they will not walk around up there. The chief reason is safety of the home and their health as the beams are usually covered in insulation and not readily visible.
It can in a very big way. Shrubs, plants, mulch, and similar decorative landscaping features while beautiful can put your home in peril to bug invasions. Any branch or leaf that extends from a tree, plant or shrub is effectively a ladder for ants to march onto and eventually into your home.
We recommend keeping a solid 12″ distance between any foliage and your home.
Mulch can be especially problematic as termites absolutely love it and it provides food and shelter up close to your home which could be an invitation for them to extend their colony to your home.
One of the most important things you can do as the homeowner can do is pay close attention to the baseboards of your home. Vacuum the baseboards on a regular basis especially around exterior doors.