We often focus on protecting our garage from potential intrusion of burglars and home invaders of the human variety, but what about those looking enter unlawfully that are crawling in, right under our noses? Our garage is dark, secluded, and rarely extensively investigated by us, the perfect place for these vermin to establish the foothold of their domestic invasion. So, the question is, how to stop this from occurring? Well, let us take you through a few tips and tricks on keeping your garage pest free.
Garage Pest Prevention
Cull the Pests
The first step that needs to be taken when it comes to controlling you’re the pest problem in any location is to eliminate any existing current infestations that may currently be plaguing the vicinity. This can be accomplished with bug bombs, traps, and other poisons. For the best possible result, or for extreme situations, consider bringing in a professional exterminating company.
Clean it Up
Cleaning up your garage will ensure that not only do these critters have nowhere to hide out but that they will have lost a significant supply of food and water, as less debris and moisture build-up will occur.
Breaches in Your Defenses
Look out for any cracks or openings to the outside world; these are perfect entrances for them to enter your garage. Have them subsequently sealed to prevent any further issues.
Make it Dangerous for Them
As is the case with any battlefield, you want to make sure that the enemy has no time to rest or feel safe, hence the inclusion of traps. With nourishment at a minimum in your garage, they will take chances on sources of possible food, like the sweet smell of a roach trap, or peanut butter loaded rat traps.
Check the Garage Door
Make sure your garage door is going all the way to the ground, and all your weather stripping around the garage door is intact. If you have a problem here, it can create a huge opening that you can be sure local pests will take advantage.
If there are any existing damages or issues to be found with your garage door be sure to contact a professional garage door repair or service company to rectify this breach.
Unique Garage Door Service
Unique garage doors and gates have been helping people with garage door maintenance for several years. In that time, we’ve worked with big businesses and small family homes. If you would like to learn more about our services and rates, give us a call today at (954) 703-4054.