Earthwise Pest Management uses a checklist to identify all areas of your Sacramento home or business that are or could cause a pest problem. Whether you are in need of residential or commercial pest removal in Sacramento, we will go over this checklist and make suggestions on how to correct any problem areas. Some of the areas of concern and what you can do include:

Outside your home:

  • Eliminate any areas of standing water and clear lawn debris.
  • Keep gutters clean and make sure attic vents are in good condition.
  • Store firewood at least 20 feet away from your house and five inches off the ground.
  • Replace damaged or broken roof shingles and weather stripping.
  • Caulk around windows and doors.

Inside your home:

  • Inspect boxes, grocery bags and other packaging thoroughly to curb hitchhiking insects.
  • Keep basements, attics, and crawl spaces well ventilated and dry.
  • Keep garbage areas clean and dispose of garbage regularly.
  • Make sure vents are screened and gaps around windows and doors are sealed.
  • Repair leaky faucets and seal any leaks, cracks and gaps around the home’s foundation.