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Pests That Are Common During The Summer

Posted on June 3rd, 2020 by Knockout Pest

Are you aware that certain pests are more prevalent in the summer? After all, these pests thrive in warm climates. Keep reading to find out which pests you are more likely to encounter during the summertime.


People in the Northeast know how irritating mosquitoes can be at this time of the year. Not only do mosquito bites itch, but they can also transmit harmful diseases to humans. You can protect yourself from mosquito bites by wearing insect repellent. 


Ants tend to emerge when the weather warms up because it prompts them to search for a new shelter. Unfortunately for homeowners, ants may decide to make your house their new home. Since ants will also be on the lookout for food, be sure to keep your leftovers in airtight containers. 


Rainfall and warm temperatures get termites to come out of their colonies. Once they have left their original colony, their goal is to create a new one in a different location. If you spot a termite colony, contact a pest control company immediately to prevent structural damage to your home. 

Have you noticed pests on your property? 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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