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Pest Control Resolutions For The New Year

Posted on January 1st, 2020 by Knockout Pest

The new year is finally here! It is the perfect time of year for homeowners to reassess their pest control efforts. Below are some pest control resolutions you may want to make in 2020.

Use Plastic Containers To Store Holiday Decorations

Putting holidays decorations away once the holidays are over is not nearly as fun as decking the halls with boughs of holly. Nevertheless, do not store your holiday decorations in cardboard boxes. You should store them in plastic containers because pests will not be able to gnaw their way in.

Keep Pests Out Of The Kitchen

It is no surprise that pests tend to congregate in kitchens. After all, they get hungry too! Keeping your kitchen clean, storing food correctly and taking the garbage out frequently are tactics you can use to keep pests far away from the heart of the home.

Pest-Proof The Exterior Of Your Home

Pest-proofing the exterior of your home is just as important as pest-proofing the interior. To do this, be sure to seal any gaps or cracks on the outside of your house. This can help prevent unwanted critters from sneaking in. 

Have you followed all of these steps and still have pests in your home? If so, turn to the professionals here at Knockout Pest Control for assistance. 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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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.


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.


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.


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.


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