With millions of Americans tucked away in home isolation, people are spending significantly more time in their living environments than ever before. This time at home is changing our routines, increasing the amount of food we are consuming and the waste we are generating – and pests are catching on

Rodent activity at home is increasing – or maybe we’re just home more to see and hear the critters in action. Either way, pests are catching on to the new stay-at-home routines and they evidently love it!

Winter is already a vulnerable time when bugs and rodents thrive on finding ways to enter our homes to locate sources of food, water and shelter. Help keep pests out while still practicing social distancing with these suggestions from NPMA:

If pests are upsetting the balance in your home, it’s time to contact a pest control professional.