I have a clean house but still have bugs – why?

Question: I have a clean house but still have bugs — why?

Answer: Pests want what we have — food, water and shelter. Many pests such as roaches and even rodents can fit through tiny cracks and crevices in search of these resources. This can happen no matter how clean your house may be. Other pests are not related to cleanliness at all; they are hitchhikers in search of a blood meal that people can easily — and often unknowingly — provide.

It is best to have a trusted professional conduct a thorough inspection of your home. Call us to set up that inspection performed by a highly trained Orkin Pest Specialist to identify pest risk factors around your home. For tips on protecting yourself and your family from unwanted pests, please visit HiddenHomeThreats.pdf.

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