Fall Pest Prevention Tips For Homeowners In Tucson & Southern AZ

Attention property owners in Tucson, Nogales, and throughout Southern Arizona, are you ready for the invasion of fall pests? Actually, if we’re being completely honest, a lot of the pests we designate as fall pest problems have been active all summer long and will simply continue to be an issue in and around homes as we transition to fall. With that in mind, let’s discuss pest prevention.

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Common fall pests in Tucson & Southern Arizona

Fall pest prevention tips from Northwest Exterminating

In order to keep insects and rodents out of your home this fall, our Tucson pest control specialists have put together a list of prevention tips we think you’ll find helpful in keeping uninvited houseguests out!

  • Seal cracks, gaps, crevices- really any opening on the outside of the home using caulk, wire mesh, and other pest-proofing material.
  • Install weather-stripping & door sweeps
  • Repair loose mortar
  • Repair or replace torn window screens
  • Install or repair/clean gutters and make sure water from downspouts diverts water away from the structure
  • Repair leaks
  • Correct moisture issues in garage, basement, or other areas of the house where moisture builds up
  • Clean up your yard including hauling away items that no longer serve a purpose
  • Stack firewood at least 20 feet away from the house and up off the ground
  • Trim back shrubs and other landscaping elements so they don’t touch the house
  • Remove grease and food residue from outdoor kitchens and dining areas

In addition to the fall pest prevention tips noted above, we also recommend keeping your home clean, your kitchen spotless, cleaning out closets and other storage areas to eliminate potential hiding spots, washing pet beds regularly, and inspecting items you bring into the home for bugs.

Unfortunately, it’s not just homes that deal with infestations when the weather gets chillier in Tucson. It’s not uncommon to find rodent nests, droppings, chewed wires, or even live (or dead) critters near the engine or even inside the cab. More than annoying, this type of pest damage can be expensive to fix. If you take the time now to make your home and property less appealing to pests, you'll likely decrease the chances of having to deal with pests in the house, in the yard, and even in your vehicle.

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At Northwest Exterminating, we offer home pest control services in Tucson and throughout Southern Arizona and the Phoenix metro that not only take care of existing pest activity but prevent pests from re-infesting all year-long. Compare our home pest control plans below, fill out a form to request a free consultation, or give us a call to discuss your situation. 

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What's included:
  • Year-Round Pest Protection
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  • General Pest Control
  • Free Emergency Service
  • SMART Monitoring System For Rodents
  • Termite Monitoring
  • Sentricon Termite Baiting System
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What's included:
  • Year-Round Pest Protection
  • 4 Seasonal Services
  • General Pest Control
  • Free Emergency Service
  • SMART Monitoring System For Rodents
  • Termite Monitoring
  • Sentricon Termite Baiting System
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What's included:
  • Year-Round Pest Protection
  • 4 Seasonal Services
  • General Pest Control
  • Free Emergency Service
  • SMART Monitoring System For Rodents
  • Termite Monitoring
  • Sentricon Termite Baiting System
SMARTDefense Complete
What's included:
  • Year-Round Pest Protection
  • 4 Seasonal Services
  • General Pest Control
  • Free Emergency Service
  • SMART Monitoring System For Rodents
  • Termite Monitoring
  • Sentricon Termite Baiting System
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