Pests and their infestations are often seasonal, such as Mosquitoes and
Wasps in the summer and rats and mice in the autumn January through to
March are normally quiet months for pests. Watch for mice finding
their way into garages, sheds and greenhouses in search of food and
shelter. Look out also for rats in compost heaps and under sheds also
looking for shelter from the cold weather and foraging for scraps put
out for birds.
dies back, rats and mice that have lived happily outside during the
summer, lose both their food and protective cover. This along with the
colder weather, drive them inside towards food and shelter.
sure your house is sealed. All doorways should be flushed with the
entryway. Seal any and all openings no matter how small. Mice can fit
through a gap of 6mm. Call Bug Wiser for an estimate for rodents or seal
With the end of
summer, those pests that “bugged” you during the warmer weather days
will greatly disappear. Bedbugs and fleas will continue to thrive in the
warmth of your home. Fleas will lay eggs in your pets bedding, carpets,
and furniture. Bedbugs will hide in your mattress and bedsprings. Both
of these are hard to eliminate.
Bug Wiser for different treatment options.
barbeques and picnics bring about a whole host of pests. Ants will march
up the picnic tables. Bees are attracted to sweet sodas and juices. Dusk
brings mosquitoes. Many of these pests will leave but some will stay.
not leave any standing water for mosquitoes to breed or to attract to
bees to drink.
all food packages, cans, cups, and plates that may feed the ants.
Ants will not only invade parts of your yard, but can invade your
home as well Do not leave food out and keep floors swept or vacuumed.
Bug Wiser has many options to help control these pesky insects.
Termites swarm in
late summer or fall. It is not unusual to see some Subterranean or
Drywood termites to swarm in the spring. This is usually when most
people will notice termites and sometimes confuse them with ants.
you suspect any termite activity inside your home, please call Bug Wiser
for a free inspection before termites cause any structural damage to