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Summertime Pests Can Really Annoy Homeowners

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

The guest list at many outdoor summer events in Michigan, Ohio and all across the United States typically includes many friendly faces, but often time’s visitors that are not welcome drop by as well.  Just like us, mosquitoes, ants and a variety of stinging insects, including yellow jackets and wasps, enjoy the tasty treats at barbeques, birthday parties and family reunions.  If you are worried about summertime pests ruining your next get together, Rose Pest Solutions has a few helpful tips that can help you reduce the likelihood of insect party crashers.  

To Get Rid Of Summertime Pests

  • Keep food stored in durable, air-tight containers or indoors until ready to serve

  • Clean spills and crumbs immediately from countertops, floors and picnic tables

  • Take trash out daily and keep it tightly sealed in outdoor containers

  • Fix any leaky pipes and faucets, both indoors and out

  • Get rid of any areas of standing, stagnant water from your yard

  • Mow your lawn regularly

  • Keep branches and shrubs trimmed back away from your home

  • Replace landscaping mulch regularly

If, despite your best efforts, pests are still a problem in and around your home, don’t cancel your plans just yet.  Summertime pests can be very difficult to get rid of without the help of a professional.  Contact Rose Pest Solutions for effective control for summertime pests.  Our Home Service Program is designed to get rid of ants, yellow jackets and many other insects that invade during the warm summer months and other seasons.  For over 150 years, Rose has been trusted to protect the homes in Dayton, Columbus, and Cincinnati and throughout Ohio, Michigan, including Troy and Detroit, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania.  Please contact us today for more information on our home pest control or to schedule your free inspection.

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