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Winter Pest Proofing in Tucson, AZ

  • Seal cracks and holes on the outside of the home using a silicone-based caulk, steel wool or a combination of both.
  • Install door sweeps on exterior doors and repair damaged screens.
  • Replace weather-stripping and repair loose mortar around basement foundations and windows.
  • Screen vents and openings to chimneys.
  • Keep basements, attics and crawl spaces well ventilated and dry.
  • Clean out leaves and other debris from the gutters, which can serve as the perfect pest harborage site.
  • Properly landscape by keeping shrubbery and tree branches trimmed 6-8 feet from the roofline.
  • If you suspect an infestation, contact your local pest professional.
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