Many weather factors will impact home invasion of insects and pests. Cooler temperatures, extreme dry weather will cause bugs to invade homes and become sluggish. Extreme rain will also cause some pests such as spiders, ants and roaches to enter homes looking for shelter.
- Store food in airtight containers and clear up crumbs from your counters
- Use screens to prevent bugs from entering your home in warm weather when windows and patio doors are open
- Replace outdoor lights with yellow bug lights to attract less pests near your home and garden
- In extreme cases, use insect bait to capture bugs