Outdoor Pest Control Near Me: Prevent Fire Pit Infestations In Owings, MD

Believe it or not, fire pits are a great way to keep mosquitoes away in the summer.

In fact, studies cited by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) found that mosquito activity plummeted in areas where “test burns” were being conducted, leading researchers to conclude that smoke was even more of a deterrent than mosquito repellents applied to the skin.

But that same fire pit, which provides such excellent mosquito protection during the summer months, could be attracting pests all through the off-season, due to:

  • Untreated firewood storage, which can attract termites, carpenter ants, and other problematic pests
  • Standing water, which can accumulate in the “basin” during periods of heavy rainfall, giving termites and many flying insects the perfect conditions to survive and thrive
  • Food scraps from s’mores, spider-weiners, and other tasty fireside treats, which can attract all manner of insects and pests

Outdoor Pest Control Near Me: Prevent Fire Pit Infestations In Owings, MD

Fortunately, preventing fire pit pest problems is easier than ever.

First, start by adding some simple preventative maintenance tasks to your seasonal to-do list. Try to store firewood at least 20 feet away from the home; clean up food scraps and crumbs around the fire pit as soon as possible; and empty out the basin after heavy rainfall or snow melts to eliminate sources of standing water.

Outdoor Pest Control Near Me: Prevent Fire Pit Infestations in Owings, MD

For extra peace of mind, consider investing in an outdoor pest control spray solution, like our all-natural, non-toxic, guaranteed-effective barrier treatments. We can spray around your firewood pile to lock pests out, and create a powerful barrier around the home and patio area. When combined with mechanical, biological, and cultural controls, our spray solution delivers incredible results. And if you’re not satisfied within 21 days of our first treatment, we’ll return to your home to re-spray the patio and property at no charge.

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