This is the time of year people will start turning to their BBQ grills for a change in pace. It is fairly common for homeowners to find pests continues attempts to make the prized BBQ grill their home. Knowing the unsanitary lifestyle of most pests, can make using the grill less appetizing. Because of most lifestyle choices of pests, it is in your better interests to always ensure the grill is completely cleaned and sanitized before using it. We at A Five Star Termite and Pest Control would like to share how you can better protect your BBQ grill from pest invasions but in addition to your efforts in keeping your BBQ grill clean.
Landscaping to Reduce Bugs & Discourage Pests
The natural habitat for most pests in Texas, is in your grass, bushes and trees. To better protect the BBQ grill and surrounding areas from pests that might get attracted to smells, keeping up on the landscaping all year long can help. Be sure the trees are pruned, and bushes trimmed back away from the grill. Position your grill at least 4 feet away from any growing vegetation if possible. Your landscaping will require little maintenance as this applies all year long, though not as much during the fall, and even less in the winter. The area around the grill and the grill itself, needs to be clean and well-maintained as well.
Use Mosquito & Bug Repellent Spray
When the wasps and mosquitoes come out, even after reducing the wandering pests, a few can slip by among other pests your protection barriers. To provide a temporary fix for when you are around the grill or preparing to use it, have some repellent around the grill for ease of use. Though you need professional assistance to help keep pets at bay, the repellent can be useful in a pinch from stinging pests, flies, ants and more.
Cover Food to Help Keep Pests Away
Pests love to indulge with human delicacies as food inevitably attracts all manners of pests looking for proteins to sugars and carbs. To keep them from intruding on your barbecue cooking and consumption ensuring the food covered is while indulging in these outdoor activities can help. To eliminate residual grease that many ants and other pests love, be sure to clean the grill after each use. Also, after the event is over make sure to clean the grill and ensure there are no crumbs or spills left behind once the eating has come to a close.
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Invest in routine professional pest control maintenance. You can see a significant difference with pests in and around your home with the assistance of professional pest control. The common pests can be prevented, and your BBQ grill and area safeguarded from pests with routine pest control maintenance. To protect your property and home from pest invasions a Five Star Termite and Pest Control offer many pest control services and have affordable maintenance services. Our experts are readily available to help you combat them should you experience pest control infestations. To setup your pest control management, call us today.