Pest Prevention Tips & Advice
For homeowners, the trickiest aspect of pest control can be deciding when to ask for help. Every week, we get scores of phone calls and emails from worried customers, who are unsure if what they’re dealing with is a serious domestic infestation.
One of the biggest issues encountered each year by property owners across Melbourne is the pest invasion. Having your home or office invaded by pests can cause a lot of distress, unnecessary headaches, and routine clean-ups.
Winter is upon us, and that means more cuddly nights at home, cradled by the warmth of a heater, fire or blanket. Because you’ll be spending more time at home during the colder months, it’s important to ensure you have a clean, hygienic and safe space around you.
Even when thoroughly cleaning your home, it can be easy to miss the nooks and crannies that pests love to inhabit. If you did a light spring clean this year, or even if you did a thorough one, it’s a good idea to regularly check certain spots for signs of pests or pest infestations.
For a rat, a human home is the perfect breeding place. It has the three things they require: food, shelter and water. They don’t only inhabit homes, either. They enjoy lurking in and around shops, warehouses and any indoor space that has access to the outside.