Homeowner Tips to Control Insects In and Around Your Home

Avoid planting plants within three feet of your home’s foundation

Plants and moisture attract all kinds of desert insects & termites to your home.

Avoid storing or stacking items against your home

Stored items provide shade and shelter for insects, provides a breeding and egg laying environment.

Keep yard and landscaped areas trimmed and free of debris

A clean yard minimizes breeding and living areas for all kinds of insects and ants.

Do not use cardboard boxes for storage

Invest in plastic storage boxes with sealable lids. Insects thrive in a cardboard environment, especially in areas where they are not disturbed, like your garage.

Use a yellow light in your outdoor fixtures

Use of a yellow light bulb will decrease activity of flying insects in and around your entry doors.

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