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  Nov 25 2019

How to Prevent Bugs from Getting into Your Garage?

Bugs residing in your garage can feed on wooden structures, create health issues and institute other damages. In some cases, bug invasion could indicate simple housekeeping issues while other factors may point to the need for garage door repairs. Following the suggestions listed below will help rid of bug in your garage.

Before getting into these tips, ensure you have a garage door specialist that can inspect your door and seal off point of entries. This is important because if there is an entry point for bugs, all the suggestions rendered below can go for naught.

Whether you need to seal off an opening space or need other garage door assistance, contact Bob’s Advance Garage Door for prompt services. Once you contact us, we’ll send a specialist on-site to look into the issue. With years of experience, rest assured of a professional service.

Listed below are some practical ways to rid of annoying bugs in your garage.

Remove Standing Water

Rains can find their way into an open garage while water spills can act as a calling card to mosquitoes. Promptly addressing wet spots, dampness, and standing water will give the peace of mind that you’re free from a significant cause of bug invasion. To keep your surroundings dry at all times, you’ll find simple home cleaning supplies such as mops, brooms, and rags useful. 

Use Pest Control Methods

Areas of the house that are more susceptible to pests are those with poor pest control measures. For example, house spiders thrive in places that are not pest-controlled while they have a hard time surviving in modern day homes that have effective pest control methods in place.

You may want to spray both sides of your garage’s baseboards with insecticides. To rid of pests, small investments such as ant traps can also be placed near the outside of the garage.

Cover All Foods

If you save pet foods and non-perishable items in a garage due to space considerations in your kitchen cabinet, always ensure to seal them in airtight containers. Otherwise, hungry bugs will breed on them.

Also, make sure to sweep or vacuum pet food that has fallen on the floor. This will prevent pests from staying around the area.

Check for Cracks, Trouble Spots, And Leaks

Crack or holes in the walls of the garage can serve as a pathway for insects. One way to seal off any opening space is to use a caulking gun to fill the segment. However, you may have to use the service of a professional if the crack wider than you can handle.

No doubt, you can always keep bugs out of your garage by knowing what causes the infestation and applying the right measures.

Whether you need to make your garage door resistant to bugs or need other garage door services such as garage door repair or installation, get in touch with Bob's Advance Garage Doors. We have been delivering top-notch services to many homeowners for many years. As a leader in the industry, our service is always professional and at a competitive price. Contact us today for expert help.

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