The weather in San Marcos and all of San Diego County was wet and cool for a majority of our spring months. And while these cooler temperatures and higher precipitation keep many bugs at bay, numerous other pests seek higher and drier grounds, preferably in your home.
Expect to see an increase in bugs like ants, ticks, mosquitoes, and flying insects if you live anywhere near San Marcos and San Diego County.
Most ant colonies can nest underground when the soil is dry and the weather is warm but when significant rains flood the ant hill, they’ll find the nearest dry spot to set up shop. A method to prevent ants from trailing into your home is to keep liquid spills and food cleaned up daily so the scents do not attract ants into your home.
Another prevention method is to carefully inspect your home for any entry points and seal them off with caulking. Fixing leaks is a very beneficial pest control methods for ant control in San Marcos.
These bugs tend to be seen more around damp areas such as basements. So when a series of rainy weather comes, expect to see an increase in tick activity. To prevent ticks seal all cracks and crevices in the home’s foundation and clear door entrances to the house of leaves and debris. Also, keep your pet’s beds clean to keep ticks from coming into the yard.
While mosquitoes are not as abundant in Southern California as other parts of the country, these bloodsucking pests can breed in standing water left from rainfall. You’ll want to get rid of puddles of water around your property as soon as possible to prevent the bugs from being able to lay eggs.
In addition to your own methods of pest control, a regular professional pest control service will guarantee no more bugs on your property.
And now with the warmer weather of summer coming, other pests can become a problem to your home in San Marcos.
Call us at Pro Pacific for pest control service to all properties in San Marcos and all of San Diego County!