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Top 3 Things That Attract Pests

Brisbane Pest Control

Do you feel like your home is becoming a bit of a pest magnet? South East Queensland is an area with a lot of pest activity, whether it be ants, cockroaches, possums or even rats. The truth is, our homes are often the perfect places for these pests when they are looking for a space to set up a shelter. There are a number of reasons why are homes are such great spaces for pests, including food source, shelter, warmth and more. In this blog article the Pesky Possum Bird & Pest Control team will be looking at some of the top 4 things that attract pests to your home and if there is anything you can do to limit how attractive your home is to the pests in your area. Let’s take a look at 3 common things that attract pests to your home.

An Easy Food Source

This is undoubtedly the most attractive element of any home to potential pests. They are always looking for a safe, secure and reliable food source that they can access with as little effort as possible. There is virtually no better food source that fits these criteria than food scraps and crumbs left out in your household. Ever wonder why you are finding a large concentration of pests like ants, cockroaches and spiders all in your kitchen? This is the reason why. Try to keep your food scraps to a minimum and dispose of them properly to avoid attracting pests to your home.

Cracks, Gaps and Entry Points

No matter how many food scraps you have in your home, pests will need a way to actually enter it. The most common way pests enter your home is through cracks, gaps and other entry points similar to these. You will be able to virtually eliminate pests from entering your home by simply by scanning your home for these types of entry points and sealing them wherever possible.

Mess and Clutter

One of the primary reasons why pests enter your home is to find shelter. Mess and clutter provides the exact type of shelter these pests are looking for. Whether it is a pile of clothes or any other form of mess, pests will be attracted to and it and will set up living in your home in no time. Keeping your home tidy is a great way to stop your home being attractive to pests in the local area.

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Whatever your pest problems are, we are your trusted Brisbane pest control experts. If you would like a humane and professional pest solution, get in touch with Pesky Possum Bird & Pest Control. Call 1300 767 786 to get in touch with our pest control professionals today. You can also email us at or click here to contact us through our website.

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