Why Standing Water is Can Cause a Mess with Pests

April 2, 2021

Why Standing Water is Can Cause a Mess with Pests

April 2, 2021

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Standing water outside of your home can be a major attractant to bugs and pests, especially as the weather begins to heat up. This is especially true in Mesa, AZ, where bugs come out earlier and stay later in the year than they do in other areas. When pests see water readily available, they are more likely to stick around. They can make this their home as they know they’ll have a source of water readily available.

Should You Get Rid of Standing Water?

Yes! Stagnant water can be home to dangerous bacteria and can attract pests throughout the year as well. While it might take some time to get rid of the water around your home, it’s incredibly important. The work is worth it when you are able to prevent pests from coming to your property and staying there.

What are Sources of Standing Water?

– Ponds
– Puddles from Heavy Rain
– Bird Baths (too close to the home can be problematic)
– Broken Gutter
– Buckets of Water (from kids playing or catching rain)

What to do After Removing Standing Water?

If you have gotten rid of standing water from your home and still see pests sticking around, then it’s important to call in professional pest control in Mesa, AZ. Our team, in particular, will come to your home and do a full inspection of the property to see where the pests are hiding. Once they have analyzed the area, they will create a plan of action to get the pests out and keep them out.

Our priority is to help you find standing water and get rid of it. However, we don’t stop there. We will implement solutions that get the pests out, even after the standing water has been removed. Our team has years of experience and effective solutions that will make your home and the exterior of your property safer.

Call our team at ACTION Termite & Pest Control to help with pests around your Mesa, AZ home. We are experts in our field and can help with everything from bees to termites and mosquitoes.

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