Christmas dinner is the jewel in the crown for feasts and if you let them, unwanted Christmas bugs will start to appear in your home. There is always a lot of food at Christmas time and of course, there are plenty of leftovers to go around.
Pest problems around the holiday season cause you stress when you should be full of good cheer. Let’s unbug Christmas for you this year!
Store Food in Containers
Store your prepped and unprepped food in tightly sealed containers to prevent pantry bugs. Fact: a family of rodents can live off a crumb a day while ants and cockroaches can survive for about a week.
Keep Your Fruit in the Fridge
Take your fruit out of the fridge when you are ready to eat it. And put the peel or core in a bag “before” you throw it in the garbage. The extra layer of protection will keep insects from laying eggs in rotted fruit carcasses.
Seal them up tight and store them out of reach of rodents and other pests to avoid ants in your kitchen. For example: store in the fridge or in plastic containers.
Take the Garbage Out
Keep your garbage sealed at all times and make sure you take it out. Fact: rodents and insects can find a way into your garbage.
- Clean spills up, immediately.
- Don’t leave stacks of dishes near the sink. Put them in soapy water.
- Deep clean around and under the fridge and stove. These are notorious collection areas for rotting grime and sticky spills.
- Vacuum crumbs off the rug on a regular basis and follow these steps to pest-proof your home.
- Leave pet food out only during meal time.
We know that you need your house up and running, without any Christmas bugs trying to crash the party. We’ll find a treatment plan that works for your schedule, and in no time your house will be cockroach-free and ready for Christmas. Reach out to us today on (778) 903-7378 and ensure your Christmas tree is pest-free.
From our family to yours, we wish you a pest-free Christmas!
Don’t let pests ruin your peace of mind. Take action now and secure your home from unwanted intruders! If you’re located in West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Vancouver, Burnaby & New West, Coquitlam & Tri-Cities, or Richmond, our professional pest control services are just a click away. Reach out to us today and let our experienced team help you regain control of your living space. Your pest-free life starts now!