When the temperature drops and the winds start to blow, New Jerseyans head for the warmth of the indoors, but so do the insects and rodents! Winter pest control is an important part of home maintenance, and having a professional inspection of your home followed by the right type of treatment can help keep winter pests at bay.

Winter Pests of New Jersey

All creatures will try to survive with as little energy expenditure as possible, including winter pests. Your home has many nooks and crannies that are extremely inviting to winter pests and visitors like:

  • Spiders
  • Flies
  • Asian Lady Beetles
  • Mice
  • Rats
  • Cockroaches
  • Carpenter Ants
  • Squirrels
  • Raccoons

The Importance of Winter Pest Control

Obviously, you don’t want a family of raccoons living in your attic, but remember that even small rodents and the tiniest insects like carpenter ants can do a lot of property damage and even create dangerous situations. Rodents and insects alike may chew or scratch on:

    • Drywall
    • Rafters
    • Electrical wiring
    • Pipes (PVC)
    • Insulation

Spread diseases such as:

They also:

  • Contaminate food (both human and pet)
  • Become a source of allergens

Winter Pest Control in New Jersey

With more than 85 years of experience, you can trust us to keep your home and family safe and comfortable. Contact ChemTec Pest Control today to schedule an evaluation of your home. We will complete a thorough inspection and provide a comprehensive list of items that should be included in your winter pest control plan.