About Aptive Environmental Pest Control in the Milwaukee Area
Aptive Environmental excels in eco-friendly pest control by using responsible products and customized service plans for New Berlin homes and businesses. Expert knowledge allows our pest professionals to pinpoint high risk areas and treat them effectively.
About Aptive Environmental Pest Control in the Milwaukee Area (Cont'd)
We are passionate about protecting your home and family from pests and will control even the most stubborn pest problems. Our New Berlin branch is ready to help families and businesses in the Milwaukee area. Call today to learn more about what Aptive will do for you.
Aptive Environmental Pest Control for Milwaukee Businesses
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Keeping Your Household Pest-Free
It might seem obvious, but food waste and crumbs, along with water and warmth, strongly attract pests to your home. Bugs and rodents love unsecured food containers and garbage that’s been collecting for too long.
Keeping Your Household Pest-Free (Cont'd)
Pests with access to easy food sources can quickly become an infestation but there are simple ways to help avoid this. Always store food in tightly-sealed, glass or metal containers. And be sure to change your garbage bags regularly—it’ll make your house smell fresh, too.
Composting for Homes in Milwuakee
Many people use composting to cut down on the amount of waste they put into landfills. Every year, organic materials account for 30% of the total waste produced by U.S. households.1 While it’s good for the environment, composting risks attracting pests to the smell of leftover food scraps. Help prevent pest problems while composting with these tips: ...
Composting for Homes in Milwuakee (Cont'd)
It’s better to take meat, bones and leftover fat to a composting facility so pests won’t be drawn to your house. Hiding your compost bin behind rocks, bricks, wire or other objects is a good way to prevent pests from getting into it easily. Cover the food waste in your garbage or compost bin with dirt or dried leaves to mask the smell.
Identifying helpful pests in your compost bin
You might not have expected it, but some bugs actually help the composting process. Pill bugs and slugs both augment the chemical reactions that drive composting, by moving through the collection and making holes that aerate organic materials. They also add natural fertilizer to the mix. Keep an eye on these insects because they can quickly move to other plants or areas of your yard.
Identifying helpful pests in your compost bin (Cont'd)
Call an Aptive professional if you start to see spiders, wasps, earwigs or hornets hanging around to begin personalized treatments for your property before these unwanted pests become damaging. Contact Aptive Environmental’s New Berlin branch to discuss custom pest management solutions for your home and lawn so you can help the environment without putting your home at risk.
Spring Pests in the Milwaukee Area
Spring is the time when the pests who found shelter in your home over the winter wake up and emerge. It’s common, unfortunately, to start to see centipedes and ants crawling around indoors looking for crumbs during the spring. Mice and rats who found ways inside might also become noticeable around this time.
Summer Pests in the Milwaukee Area
Stinging pests can put a damper on picnics and outdoor activity all throughout the summer. Bees, yellow jackets, wasps and hornets buzz around day and night in warmer weather, while moths fly around lights and windows at night. Weevils are also common summer pests, known for feeding on pantry foods in homes.
Fall Pests in the Milwaukee Area
During the fall, pests that enter forms of hibernation for the winter and those that will remain active begin looking for entry points into homes for warmth and shelter. This includes rodents, ants and spiders, so it’s important to make sure cracks are sealed and storage areas are cleaned.
Winter Pests in the Milwaukee Area
In the winter, you’ll see spiders hiding in dark corners, feeding on other insects. Ants, meanwhile, move colonies deep underground but this can include cracks in foundations or areas surrounding a house. And mice will hide in walls, potentially damaging wiring as they hibernate in the warmth.