Melbourne Winter Pests You Should Be Aware Of in 2021

Winter in Melbourne is from June to August. It can get as low as 5 degrees and snowfalls in the Victorian high country. People don't want to be cold in winter, they want to be warm and cozy. Unfortunately, we are not alone in wanting these comforts. Rodents, bugs and insects all want the same thing. The is fine, you may say, but not if these little disgusting pests share your home with you. Now we have established that you are perhaps not living alone. Rats, cockroaches and termites are some of the main pests in the home during winter, but they can be found active all year round. So, what other little creatures are there to be found in Melbourne during winter? Well, there are the ones that are always around and other that go into hibernation. Let's take a look below. 

Active All-year-round:

  • rats
  • cockroaches
  • mice
  • bed bugs
  • termites

dead cockroach

insects like flies, mosquitos and bugs like to use your home to hibernate in winter. Not only is your home keeping you nice and warm during winter, but it is also keeping insects and bugs warm too. When the weather starts to heat up again, these pests will come out of their sleep and cause problems for your home, you and your family. If you think you have a pest problem, call a pest control service to come and inspect your property. 

Hibernate during winter:

  • Flies
  • Mosquitoes
  • Crockets
  • Stink Bugs

image of a fly

image from Google