Winter Pests: How to Deal with Them in the New Year

Welcome to the New Year! As we embrace the chilly months, it’s crucial to remember that pests don’t take a winter break. At Extermicore, a 5-star rated, locally owned pest control company serving Long Island, we’re here to help you understand and tackle winter pests effectively. Let’s dive into how you can keep your home pest-free this season.

Understanding Winter Pests

First, it’s important to know what you’re up against. Common winter pests include rodents, spiders, and cockroaches. These pests seek warmth and shelter inside homes during the cold months, making your cozy living space their ideal winter retreat.

Common Winter Pests:

  • Rodents: Mice and rats can sneak into homes through tiny openings, seeking warmth and food.
  • Spiders: While they’re less active in winter, some species still lurk in corners and basements.
  • Cockroaches: These resilient pests love humid environments and often hide in kitchens or bathrooms.

Preventive Measures for Your Home

Prevention is key when it comes to pest control. Here are some steps you can take to safeguard your home:

Seal Entry Points:

  • Inspect the exterior of your home for cracks and crevices, sealing them to prevent pest entry.
  • Check around windows, doors, and utility pipes for any gaps that need to be filled.

Maintain Cleanliness:

  • Regularly dispose of garbage and keep your kitchen clean.
  • Store food in airtight containers to avoid attracting pests.

Reduce Moisture:

  • Fix leaky pipes and ensure your home is well-ventilated to discourage pest habitation.
  • Use dehumidifiers in damp areas like basements.

When to Call a Professional

While preventive measures are effective, sometimes an infestation requires professional intervention. If you notice signs of pest activity, such as droppings, strange noises in walls, or sightings of pests, it’s time to call in the experts.

At Extermicore, we understand the unique challenges of winter pest control in Long Island. Our experienced team uses safe, effective methods to eliminate pests and prevent future infestations. Don’t let pests ruin your New Year; call us at 516-447-8775 for your next project, and start the year off right with a pest-free home.

Trust Extermicore: Your Local Experts

As a 5-star rated, locally owned company, we pride ourselves on our commitment to the community and our comprehensive approach to pest control. Trust Extermicore to provide top-notch service and peace of mind this winter.

Remember, pests don’t have to be a part of your winter story. With the right knowledge and a trusted partner like Extermicore, you can enjoy a cozy, pest-free home all season long. Call us today and let’s keep your home safe and comfortable!