Your kitchen is one of the most problematic areas of the home when it comes to pest problems. The main reason for this is the obvious access to food. Another, less obvious reason, is that many homes have kitchens located near an exterior door, which gives bugs a quick entry to this room. It’s important that you practice good pest control habits in your pantry as pest problems in this room can extend to the rest of your home.
Everyone knows that keeping a house clean and picking up crumbs helps prevent pests. However, keeping these critters out of your pantry and cabinets is a bit more intensive. It’s a good idea to do a serious, deep clean of your kitchen about every 6 months. This involves removing all the items from your cabinets and clearing away any hidden spills. Continue reading