As bugs prepare for the winter, they retreat indoors to seek shelter during winter. In warmer regions, as the dry season fades to wet, bugs seek out shelter that is warm and dry. While you anticipate spending the rainy or snowy weather in your snug, warm and dry haven indoors, so do bugs.
The hottest months are here and it’s the perfect time to hit the beach or go camping in Washington’s most popular campgrounds. But while the summer months are the best time to go outdoors, it’s also a great time for common pests to thrive in your home and surroundings.
Fleas usually come from outdoors or other animals. Once your indoor pets have them, fleas can quickly spread throughout your home. Fleas can transmit disease, that’s why it’s so important to prevent a flea infestation and to treat your pets when they have them.
Rodents and other critters can be quite crafty when it comes to making their way inside homes and structures. From garages to barns to attics, colder months tend to drive wildlife toward your home. Rodents in particular can be extra determined when the temperature drops.