As it turns out, homeowners besieged by pests following the onslaught of heat and rain that’s plagued the U.S. over the course of 2017 are out of luck if they’re hoping for a winter pest respite. According to the recent National Pest Management Association’s Bug Barometer™ forecast for the upcoming season, those pests that usually disappear in the fall and winter will still be looking around for a home: Namely yours. And the NJ pest control company professionals at Allison want you to be prepared.
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The warmer weather this year, paired with heavier rainfall in many areas, is likely to have stinkbugs and ladybugs sprouting from every possible crevice into your home and automobile, particularly as temperatures drop – and rodents will join them. Until the weather cools, the tick population will continue to soar as well, as will mosquitoes, buoyed by the overly-wet weather.
Is your Home Ready for the Coming Invasion?
As heavy summer pest activity continues into the cold weather season, the creepy crawly factor isn’t the only concern: Many of these pests, such as rodents, ticks, and mosquitoes, carry diseases that put the human population at risk.
Prepare your home for the coming invasion. Manage your winter pest problems with the help of a trusted NJ pest control company. Learn more about the Ocean and Monmouth County services of Allison Pest Control today.
Just like you, pests like to stay warm in the winter, and if they can’t find a warm and comfortable place, they will die from the cold. The problem is that during the fall, as the season begins to cool, pests of all types are trying to find a place to feed and stay warm, and for most pests, the best place is in your home.
What Type of Pests?
The most common pests that want to be in your home are rats and mice. These warm blooded critters want nothing more than to be warm and safe in your walls, basement, attic or nooks and crannies where they are difficult to find.
But insects can be just as annoying. Box elder bugs, stink bugs, cluster flies, millipedes, even ground beetles and roaches will make an appearance if they can find a way in.
During fall, pests are going to be searching for a way to get into your home and take up residence before it gets too cold. Now is the time to stop these uninvited guests from becoming a nuisance and sharing space with you and your loved ones.
When you’re looking for pest control companies in Freehold, consider Allison Pest Control first and foremost. They have been servicing the New Jersey area for almost 100 years, and they will be there for you no matter what type of pest problem you have.
While bugs and other pests seem to be out and about all summer long, many take cover for the winter season. Some pests make nests outdoors, but others find their way inside homes when seeking food and shelter from the cold. These are some of the most common winter pests that you might need to contact Monmouth County pest control experts about.
German cockroaches are big brown bugs that are commonly seen in bathrooms and kitchens, where they search for food and water. These pests can spread germs, ruin food and irritate symptoms of asthma and allergies in humans.
These mice typically make their nests in basements, attics and other dark, quiet areas. They can be a health hazard, since they’re capable of spreading Salmonella and other diseases to humans. Their gnawing and chewing can also cause property damage and raise the risk of electrical fires.
Brown Recluse Spiders
These spiders aren’t very large, but they have a venomous bite that can cause serious damage to humans. This makes it important to protect your home from these pests. They’re usually found in closets, basements and other dark areas, where they nest in boxes, clothes and other items.
If you’ve started seeing winter pests inside your home already, contact Allison Pest Control. We’ll send our Monmouth County pest control professionals to your home to get rid of these unwanted critters.