Top Tips for Pest-Free Spring Cleaning

Enjoy a pest-free spring with these tips to help you spring clean your home and prevent pest activity.

Katie Peckat

Published On:

March 17, 2024

Last Updated:

March 17, 2024

As the vibrant colors of spring start to emerge and the warmth of the sun becomes more inviting, many of us are eager to throw open our windows, clear out the clutter, and give our homes a fresh start to a pest-free spring. But amidst the excitement of spring cleaning, there's an often-overlooked aspect that is crucial for maintaining a healthy and clean environment. Yes, you guessed it – pests!

Pests can quickly become unwelcome guests in our homes, seeking shelter, food, and water as the weather warms up. But fear not, for with a little extra attention to detail during your spring cleaning routine, you can effectively prevent pests from making themselves at home. Here are some top tips from the experts at Spidexx Pest Control to ensure your spring cleaning efforts keep pests at bay.

De-clutter Responsibly

Clutter provides the perfect hiding spots for pests such as cockroaches, spiders, and rodents. Take this opportunity to declutter your home, paying special attention to areas like basements, attics, and closets where clutter tends to accumulate. Be sure to dispose of clutter responsibly, keeping in mind that items left outside can attract pest

Deep Clean Kitchen and Pantry

The kitchen and pantry are prime targets for pests looking for food sources. Take the time to deep clean these areas by wiping down surfaces, sweeping floors, and emptying crumbs from drawers and cabinets. Store food in airtight containers to prevent pests from getting easy access to their next meal.

Check for Moisture Issues

Pests are attracted to moisture, so it's essential to address any leaks or moisture issues in your home. Check for leaky pipes, dripping faucets, and areas of condensation, especially in basements, crawl spaces, and bathrooms. Repairing these issues will not only prevent pests but also help prevent mold growth.

Treat Drains

Treating drains annually will aid in the battle against drain flies. These pesky insects thrive in the moist, organic matter that accumulates within drains, making them a common nuisance in both residential and commercial settings. By incorporating drain treatments into your spring cleaning routine, you can enjoy a pest-free environment and avoid the frustrations that come with dealing with these persistent pests.

Reach out to Spidexx for a Pest-Free Spring

Once you’re done spring cleaning, get ahead of spring pests by a maintenance service. Give us a call at (844) 922-7732, or schedule your first treatment online, to enjoy a pest-free spring.

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