It is normal to feel creeped when one happens to see pests like ants, termites, cockroaches inside our home. No matter the size and shape of the pest, these creatures are known to invade our homes to look for water, food, and shelter helping them to survive and grow. If you aren’t aware about the reasons about pest manifestation, here are a few causes you should be aware of.
- Due to Untrimmed Shrubs or Trees – Presence of trees and shrubs near a home allows the spiders, ants and other pests to enter our homes. Pests often get invited due to the retention of moisture from the presence of shrubs. Therefore, it is recommended to cut the trees and shrubs for a height of 3 feet. If you cannot cut the trees and shrubs, you can always call a professional.
- Due to Presence of Soil – Pest manifestation also happens due to the presence of soil. Ants and termites are known to enter the house provided the house touches the soil leading to hefty damage. Problem becomes bad to worse if the soil goes through grading where water directly leaks inside the home causing floods or leaks.
- Due to Crawl Space Gaps – Around the crawl space there are gaps where rodents and critters are found. The crawl spaces should be encapsulated by hiring a professional. Moreover, insulation and damaged vent screens must be done to avoid pests entering our homes. Therefore, never ignore even the smallest of gaps.
- Due to Missing or Damaged Chimney Caps – Missing or damaged chimney caps force birds, raccoons and squirrels to enter our home.
These are the reasons that require hiring a professional pest control in Brisbane.