It’s normal during the fall season to see the various spooky pests of Halloween, such as bats, rats, and spiders in the form of holiday decor. However, during this time of year, you should also be looking for these real-life creepy crawlers. Below are just a few of the many pests you might see this Halloween season.
Beware of these 3 Spooky Pests this Halloween.
Spiders are usually a staple when you think of creepy Halloween pests and discovering them around your home can be very unpleasant. Spider webs and painful bites are just two reasons you’ll want to avoid these eight-legged arachnids this Fall season.
Tip: Vacuum your home regularly, including areas such as baseboards, windows, and door frames. This repetitive action will prevent spiderwebs, eggs, and live spiders from dwelling in your home.
Bed bugs are actually very similar to everyone’s favorite blood-sucking Halloween character, the infamous vampire. They to bite and feed on the blood of humans and animals. However, most people don’t usually notice they’re being bitten until they’re scratching the itchy, red, welts that were left behind.
Tip: Wash your bedding, blankets, and sheets regularly to reduce the number of bed bugs and eggs.
Rats & Mice
The spookiest part of having a rat and mouse infestation is the amount of damage that they can cause coupled with the number of diseases that they carry. If you haven’t actually seen a rat or mouse running around in your kitchen, you may have unknowingly seen the signs.
Rodent Infestation Signs: droppings around food sources, under the sink, cabinets, and drawers. Chewing on food packaging. Holes chewed through flooring and walls.