As we recognize April as National Pest Management Month, Rottler’s Pest & Lawn Solutions invites homeowners in St. Louis and throughout Missouri to find out how they can protect their homes from insect and rodent activity.

“When most people think of pests, they likely think of the ‘ick-factor’ associated with an infestation, but few people consider the serious health and property threats that pests like termites, mosquitoes, cockroaches, rodents and stinging insects can pose,” says Missy Henriksen, vice president of public affairs for the National Pest Management Association (NPMA).

While carpenter ants, mice and other home invaders may seem harmless, they can cause significant damage as well as and introduce serious health conditions into your home. You can, however, take steps to prevent pest problems and keep your home pest free.

Pest Prevention Inside Your Home

  • Make sure food containers are tightly sealed

  • Keep areas where food is prepared or stored clear of crumbs

  • Storage areas neatly organized to avoid nesting

Pest Prevention Outside Your Home

  • Secure garbage cans 

  • Eliminate sources of standing water

  • Seal any cracks and crevices on the exterior of your home

As a longtime St. Louis pest control company Rottler’s has helped homeowners across Mid-Missouri get rid of pests as well as understand and correct conditions that promote insect and rodent activity. If you are concerned about the welfare of your family and home and would like to find out how Rottler’s home pest control services can work for you, please call us at 1-877-ROTTLER or click here.

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