When moving into a new home, you're going to take on the good, bad, and ugly of the home—everything in the home is now yours, and this includes pests that may be in the home. You might assume that the house is free of pests, but that would be a mistake. When moving into your new home, you should keep an eye out for signs of pests just in case the previous owners weren't as up to snuff as you think.
Have you noticed ants that have found their way into your home? Not only are they quite annoying to deal with, but you will struggle with how to exterminate these pests and prevent them from coming back. Here is what you need to know about three types of ants that can infest your home, and how they are dealt with in different ways.
The Argentine Ant
You can identify an Argentine ant due to it's small body that is no more than 3mm long, and its brown colored body.
This tidbit of information is for all those who like to walk barefoot in the grass. Yes, barefoot strolls on your lawn are wonderful. However, what is lurking in the soil and the grass may terrify you. Several kinds of parasites live there, and they are quite content to hitch a ride on your feet and feast on your blood or internal organs. No doubt, after you read the following, you will be calling pest control experts to spray your lawn for these nasty creatures.
When it comes to keeping both large and small pests away from your house, you want to make sure you follow some good habits. By taking steps on a regular basis to prevent pests from being drawn to your home, you can create a safe space in which you find yourself dealing with them as little as possible. Here are some steps you can take around your house, as well as the rest of your property, that may help you keep all kinds of pests away:
Your restaurant is a dream home for rats — it's full of food and nobody's around during the middle of the night, allowing them ample opportunities to feast. While they may not bother your customers during the day, they contribute to food-borne illnesses by tracking feces around your restaurant, damage the interior of your restaurant, and cause a large amount of food waste. Here are some signs that it's time to call commercial pest control services to have your restaurant inspected for a rodent infestation.