Tips for Homeowners

What You Can Do

Use these easy to follow tips to minimize insects and other pests around your home.

  • Keep wood and rock piles away from house
  • Keep moisture in crawl to less than 10%
  • Avoid wood to ground contact
  • Keep pet food in sealed containers
  • Keep leaves away from house and gutters cleaned out
  • Make sure downspouts drain away from house
  • Trim trees away from structure & foundation vents
  • Use gravel for landscaping - instead of mulch
  • Avoid landscaping timbers
  • Open vents in Spring
  • Seal cracks and gaps
  • Make sure landscaping drains away from house

Do-it-yourself Supplies

If you are a do-it-yourselfer, Pesty John’s Pest Control also can supply you with a variety of home use, professional strength pest control products that you can use yourself. Come by our office or call us at (706) 568-9008 to get more information about the products we offer.