May is a peak time for tick activity in Pittsburgh. Ticks can be found in wooded areas and tall grasses. Preventive measures such as wearing protective clothing and using tick repellents are important. Conducting regular tick checks after outdoor activities is also recommended.
May is a common time for termite swarmers to emerge and start new colonies. Termite control usually requires professional assistance from a pest control company like Budget Pest Control Services, as these pests can cause significant damage to structures.
With warmer weather, ants become more active and may enter homes in search of food and water. Common ant species in Pittsburgh include pavement ants and carpenter ants. Managing ants typically involves locating and sealing entry points, removing food sources, and using ant baits or sprays.
Stink bugs can be a common pest in Pittsburgh during the spring. They are known for invading homes and emit a foul odor when disturbed. Preventive measures like sealing cracks and openings and using exclusion techniques can help control stink bug infestations.
Spiders are commonly found in Pittsburgh throughout the year, and May is no exception. While most spiders are harmless, some individuals may be concerned about their presence. Regular cleaning, removing webs, and sealing entry points can help reduce spider populations indoors.
With the arrival of warmer weather, flies become more prevalent both indoors and outdoors. Fly control often involves proper sanitation, eliminating breeding sites, and using fly traps or insecticides.
At Budget Pest Control Services, we will work with you to come up with a plan to keep pests out for good. Contact us for a free estimate or more details. 412-318-4912