Integrated Pest Management (IPM)


Integrated Pest Management is a holistic approach
to pest control that includes prevention and monitoring. With just a few simple steps, you can protect
the exterior of your home or business from a pest infestation. Make sure to eliminate crack and crevices
around door frames, window frames, and other entry points by caulking or sealing them.
Check to see that all window screens, door sweeps and weather stripping are fully intact
to stop pests from squeezing in. Apply long lasting insecticide dusts to your
wall voids to eliminate insects that may be harboring in these areas. If you have mulch piles, make sure to keep
them turned and raked at least 6 inches away from structures to create a dry zone. This
will discourage insects from crossing over the area and create an ideal area to apply
insecticide sprays. Spray the exterior of your home with a residual insecticide every
30 to 90 days to keep roaches out. Keep Shrubs, bushes, plants, and trees trimmed
back so they do not touch your home. Also make sure to eliminate as much yard debris
as possible, such as leaves and branches. Stacked firewood should be moved away from
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