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Keeping Bugs Out Of Your Vacant Property Or Home
Dated: May 9 2018
These easy to follow tips were provided by "The Bug Master", a pest control company in Austin Texas where I live and provide real estate services.
Cover the drains. After a week or so the drains become dry and raoches will start to crawl in.
Properly seal doors and window sills.
Check that weather stripping is in good condition around the property because bugs will find its way to your vacant property through dry / missing weather stripping.
Place painter's tape around the dryer vent to keep roaches and other pests out.
A vacant property, either because you moved out and have not sold/rented it yet or because you are out of town from a couple of weeks, seems to be a paradise for pests to come in, propagate and stay. Follow the tips provided by The Bug Master or contact your preferred pest control company to have then do a preventive treatment before its too late and more costly to treat an infestation.
Marcela Alfonsin, Realtor since 2008
Born and raised in Argentina, Marcela is calling Austin "home" since 2004. She is versatile and multifaceted - being fully bilingual (English-Spanish) and possessing extensive experience with national....