Springtime Pests Emerging and How Pest Control Can Stop Them

Pests have already started emerging. They have emerged after the cold winter months. 

Pretty soon, you may have a pest infestation in your home which could cause damage to your home and furniture and even your health. Don’t panic though: Pest control may be able to stop them.  

Here are some common springtime pests and how pest control can stop them:

  1. Termites. Spring is termite season, and these destructive pests can cause significant damage to your home. Pest control professionals can identify signs of termite activity and use a variety of treatment methods to eliminate them.
  2. Ants. Ants are also common in the spring, and they can quickly become a nuisance in your home. Pest control technicians can locate and eliminate ant nests, as well as provide recommendations for preventing future infestations.
  3. Mosquitoes. Mosquitoes thrive in warm, humid weather, making spring and summer prime mosquito season. Pest control companies can use a variety of methods to control mosquito populations, including treating standing water sources and using insecticides.
  4. Rodents. Rodents such as mice and rats can also become more active in the spring. Pest control experts can identify entry points and use traps or bait to eliminate these pests.
  5. Bees and Wasps. Spring is when bees and wasps begin to build their nests. Pest control professionals can safely remove these nests to prevent stings and potential health risks.
  6. Bedbugs: As we have covered in previous blogs. They are found in many places in your home such as tight cracks and corners in your bathroom or kitchen. They are also found in your box springs, bed frames, and light socket plates. Once they have finished feeding, they return to the cracks and crevices in your home. 
  7. Cockroaches: There are only four species of cockroaches found in Maryland. The American Cockroach is one of the largest species of cockroach. They can be as large as two inches and move fast. They can infest your pantry, cabinets, and other places where food is stored. 

Overall, pest control is an important part of preventing and eliminating pest infestations in your home. By working with a professional pest control company, you can identify potential problem areas, develop a plan to eliminate pests, and take steps to prevent future infestations. Don’t let pests ruin your spring – take action to protect your home and family.

Some preventative measures may work. However, if you want to ensure that pests are terminated in your kitchen pantry, call a professional pest control company. 

If you are interested in an inspection, removal, and prevention of pests in your home this spring, call Pest Shield, Inc. Our pest control company offers pest control solutions for the client and the environment in mind. Call us at (301) 829-0060 for a free inspection.

We serve Mt. Airy, MD, Central Maryland, and the counties of Montgomery, Carroll, Frederick, and Howard.

*** You can find more information on Maryland insects on the State of Maryland website

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