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What You Can Do To Keep Pests Away From Your Property

Posted on June 2nd, 2021 by Knockout Pest

There is nothing more relaxing than spending time outside on a warm summer day. If pests have infiltrated your outdoor space, it will be a lot harder to enjoy the great outdoors. Find out what you can do to keep pests away from your property this season.

Keep The Gutters Clean

It is no secret that certain pests are drawn to water. That being said, it is imperative for homeowners to prevent standing water from accumulating. To accomplish this, be sure to clean your gutters on a regular basis. 

Trim The Landscaping

Overgrown shrubbery can provide pests with the ideal shelter. Fortunately, trimming the landscaping will deter pests from making your backyard their new home. After all, it will be difficult for pests to set up shop on your property without the necessary nesting materials. 

Replace Rotted Wood 

Termites are wood-destroying insects who love to chomp on rotting wood. If your deck has some rotted wood, it is a good idea to be proactive and replace it as soon as possible. That way, termites will be less likely to gnaw on your outdoor wooden structures. 

Have pests invaded your backyard? If you can relate, turn to the professionals here at Knockout Pest Control for help. 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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