Great question! There are a number of things you can do to help make our service as effective as possible.

Outside your home:

  • Seal any cracks and crevices.
  • Replace any loose or missing weather stripping around doors.
  • Clean out all gutters or drains.
  • Store any firewood at least 10-20 feet away from your home.
  • Keep shrubbery and foliage trimmed back so that they do not come in contact with your home or deck.
  • Store items in plastic or metal containers, never cardboard, and off the floor if possible.

Inside your home:

  • Reduce the amount of clutter.
  • Reduce the amount of moisture in home.
  • Repair any leaky pipes.
  • Inspect any holiday decorations that you bring inside from outdoors or in storage.
  • Travelling for the holidays? Make sure to let us know if you see any signs of bed bug activity when you return home.
  • Inspect and clean areas around the home that are not commonly used, such as attics, basements, storage areas, and closets.