Your home should be a sanctuary of comfort and security. However, it can quickly turn into a source of stress and discomfort when pests invade. Many pests can silently infiltrate your living spaces, causing damage and posing health risks. Here are the top signs that you may have pests in your home:
One of the most obvious signs of a pest infestation is finding droppings. These fecal pellets vary in size, shape, and color depending on the type of pest.
Damage to Belongings
If you suspect pests in your home, keep an eye out for signs of gnaw marks, chewed wires, shredded insulation, or holes in walls and floors.
Nests or Webs
Another obvious sign is the home they are creating for themselves within your home. Discovering nests or webs is a clear sign of pests’ presence. For example, finding a bird’s nest in your chimney or spider webs in the corners of your rooms can signal ongoing pest activity.
Bite Marks or Skin Irritation
Are you finding experiencing unexplained bite marks or skin irritations? This is another sign of possible pest infestation within your home. Bed bugs are notorious for leaving itchy, red welts on the skin. Flea bites, spider bites, or bites from other insects can also cause skin reactions.
To prevent pests from coming into your home, it’s crucial to maintain a clean and well-sealed living space. Regularly inspect your home for entry points, keep food securely stored, address moisture issues, and, if necessary, seek professional pest control services. By taking proactive measures, you can reduce the likelihood of pest infestations and keep your home pest-free.
If you find yourself dealing with a pest infestation, please contact us for a free inspection. We offer residential pest control and commercial pest control for the greater Capital District area including Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga and Rensselaer Counties.