Winter Pest Outlook For Kittitas County

Serving Families Throughout Ellensburg
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It is nice to come back to a warm home after a cold winter day. What is not nice is coming back to a warm home that pests have taken over. Lots of pests look to properties here in Kittitas County to find shelter from the colder winter months. If you do not want invasive creatures getting into your living areas, we have some things for you to think about today.

Call us at Prosite to learn about our professional options for pest control in Kittitas County. We will find a service option that will best handle the creatures that want to take over your home. Keep reading to learn more about the different types of pests that invade Kittitas County homes in the winter, and discover some DIY options to minimize your chance of an invasion.

Why Certain Pests Become More Active Around Home In The Winter

Pests are pests because they find reasons to live inside and around local homes. The most common reason different types of pests invade homes during the winter months is to find a warm, comfortable place to survive the colder months. It is that simple.

The question is, what type of pest infestation are you dealing with right now? Find out what types of bugs, rodents, or other invasive species are indoors by bringing in our team for a quick inspection. We will assess your home and property and find out what you are up against.

Common Winter Pests And Problems They Cause

We could write an entire book about the different types of winter pests and the problems they cause for locals. To make things simple for you today, here is a short list of pests and a few problems they cause when they come indoors.

  • Rodents spread disease, carry fleas and ticks, and damage property.
  • Cockroaches spread disease and contribute to asthma attacks and respiratory problems.
  • Spiders sometimes bite and can be extremely venomous.
  • Bed bugs leave annoying bites and can cause insomnia.
  • Fleas bite people and spread disease.

If you would like to avoid the problems that come with overwintering pests, you need some form of reliable pest control. Let’s take some time now to talk about your options for DIY and professional control.

How To Minimize Pest Activity Around Your Home This Winter

There is a lot of work that goes into pest prevention. If you feel you have what it takes to stop different creatures from getting into your home, here are some methods to start with.

  • Address gaps, holes, and other potential entry points around your home’s exterior foundation.
  • Invest in new screens to replace ones that have damage around your home.
  • Use weatherstripping and door sweeps to seal gaps and cracks around windows and doors.
  • Keep your home clean and tidy.
  • Address clutter whenever possible.
  • Keep things dry.

Reach out to our team at Prosite if you would like to know more about our effective pest control offerings.

Why It's Never Too Late To Consider Ongoing Pest Control

Living with pests inside your home is stressful. If you would like to avoid pest problems this winter or are looking for a way to deal with an active infestation, talk with our team at Prosite. We would love to come over and assist you in finding an effective solution to your problems.

Regardless of what pests you are dealing with, we are confident that we have a treatment that will meet your needs. Reach out to Prosite now to discover what local pest control should look like and make an appointment for your Kittitas County home and property.