5 Pests to Look Out for During the Summer
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. The warm summer weather and longer days heighten pests’ activity. So as you anticipate your pest control needs this summer, here are five pests to look out for during the hottest time of the year.
Ants come out in the springtime and stay around the whole summer to forage for food and store them in preparation for the colder fall and winter months. While ants are generally harmless, they can be a challenge to eradicate once they’ve infested your home.
These tiny pests are more than just a nuisance. They are responsible for billions of property damage every year. They feed on the wood structure of your home and can be very difficult to eliminate once they’ve their colony. These pests are one to look out for during the summer. If you see any sign of termite infestation in your home, you should call Sunrise Pest Management for termite control immediately.
Bed bugs are a huge nuisance and can cause extremely itchy bites. They live in our bed sheets and comforters and getting rid of these stubborn bugs can be a difficult task. It’s important to stay on guard against these sneaky bugs especially when the summer is a time for family travels. Not to mention these bugs are great at hitchhiking.