Imagine this scenario. You’re sitting outside your house in the backyard. It’s summer. You have a glass of your favorite drink. Your hand is cold from all that ice, you are relaxed, surrounded by those you love. Yes, everything is finally set in your life. You have the grandkids running through the sprinklers, the grass under their little toes as green as can be, their laughter filling your ears, the dog chasing behind them. There is the sound of the ice-cream truck somewhere in the background. Ah, summertime.
You are finally enjoying your retirement! This is the time in which you can finally sit down and enjoy all your hard earned work in the years to come. Isn’t that right? Well, that is at least how most imagine that they will spend their years of retirement.
When it comes to the age to finally sit back and rest and enjoy life, it’s something blissful. We tend to think of the positives, and that is exactly what retirement is. We don’t think about the pests of summer or the danger they bring us.
That’s why we are going to talk a little about bugs and pests, and what are the best ways to prevent any illnesses from them during our later years.
I’m going to state some important facts here. To start this off, we, as adults, tend to worry about our health. We worry about the health of our little ones, our beloved grandkids, or children in general.
When the summertime comes, it’s followed by all these pests, spiders, wasps, cockroaches, fleas, mosquitos, ticks, centipedes, scorpions, even bedbugs. Yes, sadly summer brings all of those pests with it.
All these pests can be life-threatening to not only us but our little ones as well. Some threaten us with their venom, and others through their bacterial infected bodies. Imagining these things as we age gives us the opportunity to quickly take action.
We will give you a few tips on how to prevent from having these pests in your home, whether you’re retired or not.
We all know that there is really no certain way to be 100 percent sure that your home is bug-free unless you call pest control. Because let’s be honest, that is officially the only way to be sure that your home will be completely pest free. Contacting a pest control company like moxieservices.com can give you great peace of mind.
So let’s get to it:
The first thing that you can start to do to bug proof your home is to seal the outside of your home completely. Cover all cracks and holes in the outside, this will prevent the insects from entering your house.
Another way to try and bug proof your home is to prevent any holes to your screens. It’s ideal to leave windows open in the summer so the wind can breeze through, but if your screens are ripped, even the slightest, it will almost be impossible to keep bugs out.
Pipes and holes. Pipes are another big entrance for bugs to come into your home. Try sealing your gaps and holes in pipes. This way you will eliminate a common entrance.
Despite doing all these things, if there is food left out, the pests will always find a way to enter your home. No matter what you do, even little crumbs can cause bugs to come into your home. So the best way to keep them out is by completely putting everything away, no clutter, no leftovers out. Be sure to always keep clean.
Now it’s obviously not that difficult to keep your house in order, especially when you have retired and no longer have kids. All you have to do is keep things extra clean and keep your visitors healthy.
As someone who is looking forward to being retired, I know that I want to sit, rest, and enjoy the time I will have on my hands. Keeping a home bug free will help you to relax because the last thing anyone wants is to work while being retired.