If you live in a zone where mosquitoes prowl the air in summer, winter can bring some much needed respite. But spring sees the reemergence of mosquitoes. As early as February in some places, mosquitoes begin to terrorize homeowners all across America. If you have had issues with mosquitoes in the past, spring is a good time to start planning how best to deal with the incoming waves of mosquitoes.
As the weather gets warmer and the flowers start to bloom, many homeowners begin to tackle their spring cleaning to-do lists. And while deep cleaning your home can bring a sense of accomplishment, it's also the perfect time to address any pest control issues that may have been lurking in the shadows. Here are some things you need to know and understand about pest control as you undergo spring cleaning and prepare for the summer.
Bed bugs are a common household pest that causes significant stress and discomfort in households where they are found. However, despite their prevalence, many myths about bed bugs lead to confusion and ineffective pest control methods. To this end, here are some of the most common debunked myths about bed bugs and pest control:
Myth 1: Bed bugs are only found in dirty or unsanitary homes
One of the most common myths about bed bugs is they only infest dirty or unsanitary homes.
You, of course, don't like pests and won't want them to invade your house because they spread diseases, are dirty, and can be downright creepy. But even though you want to keep them away, they will sometimes share your roof with you. When this happens, you might get tempted to spread chemicals to kill them. However, this might be dangerous because you could use too many chemicals or the wrong solutions.