Pest Prevention for 2014

One of the last things you probably want in the new year is a pest problem. Make some resolutions to change your home by putting the tips listed below into action, and keep pests from making way into your home in 2014.

*Seal holes and cracks on the outside of the home including entry points for utilities and pipes.

*Keep tree branches and shrubbery well trimmed and away from the house.

*Keep basements, attics, and crawl spaces well ventilated and dry.

*Store your garbage in sealed containers, and dispose of garbage regularly.

*Make repairs on rotted roof shingles and fascia; some insects are drawn to deteriorating wood.

*Replace weather-stripping and repair loose mortar around basement foundation and windows.

*Fire wood should be stored at least 20 feet away from the house and five inches off the ground.

Call a qualified pest professional with questions and hire for treatment if necessary.


Safeway Pest Management is licensed, certified, knowledgeable and available to answer any questions or help with treatment of your pest problems. Please call our office at 262-679-4422 or 800-956-0800.

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