Keep Pests From Turning Your Home Into A Haunted House This HalloweenJanay Rickwalder
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Happy Halloween! This fall, ghosts and goblins won’t be the only
creatures causing nightmares. Bats, spiders and other
spooky pests may be lurking in your own backyard, ready to turn
your home into a haunted house and give you a scare.
Experts warn that as the temperature continues to drop, many
pests will look for food and shelter indoors. However, once inside
the home, they can cause more than just an
unpleasant infestation. Rodents and other common fall pests can
health threats to humans by contaminating food and spreading
diseases such as Hantavirus and rabies.
Missy Henriksen of the National Pest Management Association
Boston.com that homeowners should seal cracks on the outside of
the home with caulk, and use weather stripping around windows and