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How To Prevent Pest Infestations At Home During The Pandemic

Posted on August 5th, 2020 by Knockout Pest

Due to the pandemic, people are spending more time at home than ever before. The last thing a homeowner should be dealing with right now is a pest infestation. Continue reading to uncover new ways to prevent pest infestations at home in these unprecedented times.

Inspect Packages

Shopping for items online is a great way to get what you need without going to the store. However, packages can bring unwanted critters into your home. To prevent this from happening, remember to check packages for pests and throw out cardboard boxes as soon as possible. 

Check Grocery Bags

Another way for pests to sneak into your house is through your grocery bags. Small pests, such as ants, could be hiding behind your groceries. Be sure to inspect all of your groceries before putting them away in cupboards or the refrigerator. 

Do Not Leave Leftover Food Out

It is no surprise that pests will be on the hunt for food scraps. That being said, do not leave leftover food out in the kitchen or any other room in the house. Keeping food stored properly in airtight and sealed containers can deter pests from making your home their new residence. 

Do you have reason to believe that there is a pest infestation in your home? If you can relate, trust the professionals here at Knockout Pest Control to handle the situation. We can knockout pests and keep them down for the count! 

Call 1-800-244-PEST or 1-800-244-7378 to schedule an appointment with us.

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IFMA

Founded in 1980, IFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting 24,000 members in 10​4 countries.

This diverse membership participates in focused component groups equipped to address their unique situations by region (133 chapters), industry (15 councils) and areas of interest (six communities). Together they manage more than 78 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US$526 billion in products and services.

BOMA

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of 91 BOMA U.S. associations and 18 international affiliates. Founded in 1907, BOMA represents the owners and managers of all commercial property types including nearly 10.5 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 1.7 million jobs and contributes $234.9 billion to the U.S. GDP.

NPMA

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), a non-profit organization with more than 7,000 members from around the world, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry's commitment to the protection of public health, food and property. This commitment is reflected both in the continuing education of pest management professionals and the dissemination of timely information to homeowners and businesses.

NYPMA

The NYPMA is The Voice for pest management companies all throughout New York State. Becoming a member could be one of the best possible investments you’ll ever make for your business. Not only will you have the backing of the New York Pest Management Association behind your company, but you’ll also get listed locally within our directory. This is a big plus for consumers or businesses looking for a legitimate pest management provider they can trust.

CAI

CAI provides information, education and resources to the homeowner volunteers who govern communities and the professionals who support them. CAI members include association board members and other homeowner leaders, community managers, association management firms and other professionals who provide products and services to associations.

GreenPro

GreenPro, the world’s largest and most credible green certification program for pest management professionals, recognizes companies within our industry that are committed to providing commercial and residential customers with reduced risk, comprehensive, and effective pest control services.

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