10 Ways To Protect Your Home From Fall Bugs in Michigan
This Saturday (September 23rd) fall arrives and with it comes cooler weather and less sunlight for us here in Michigan.
Fall also comes with some unwanted house guests who would love nothing more than to take up residence inside your warm and cozy home.
Now before you freak out like my wife Lindsey does when she sees a bug that must be killed, I've found some of the best advice on what you can do to protect your home from fall bugs in Michigan.
10 Ways To Protect Your Home From Fall Bugs In Michigan
Seal cracks and gaps on the exterior of your home to block pests' access points.
Repair any leaks to eliminate water sources that attract pests.
Install door sweeps or thresholds at the base of all exterior doors to eliminate pest-sized gaps.
Keep your kitchen clean and free of food debris.
Trim shrubs, bushes, and trees away from your home to prevent pests from using them as a bridge to your house.
Eliminate leaves and improve drainage around your home to reduce moisture and prevent pests from breeding.
Check screens for damage and fix any openings to prevent pests from entering your home.
Use light to detect gaps under doors that pests can use to enter your home.
Vacuum up or capture any bugs that have already made it inside your home.
Hire a professional to pest-proof your home for the fall season.