Summertime means warm weather, and if you’re like most homeowners, that means it’s the season to wage war against the summer pests of Southern California such as ants, bees, and mosquitoes. Taking care of bug problems in the summer can be a huge hassle, but it can be manageable if you take a proactive approach rather than a reactive one. Follow some of the tips below about common bugs in the SoCal area and how to prevent them from getting into your house this summer.
Some of the most common summer pests you’re likely to encounter are mosquitoes, bees, wasps, and ants. Follow these tips at home and on vacation to help protect yourself from the issues that these pests can cause.
Bees, Wasps and Other Stinging Insects
Yellow jackets, bees, wasps, hornets and other stinging summer insects can leave a painful and swollen mark on their victims, depending on how the person reacts.
Stinging Insect Protection Tips
Ants are perhaps the most common pest of all summer bugs. They do like to frequent picnics and poolside parties where food is served, but can also be found in many other places.
Ant Protection Tips
The bite of this common summer insect is usually harmless, but mosquitoes can also carry pathogens that may cause disease.
Mosquito Protection Tips
Taking a few simple precautions will help you avoid encountering these Southern Califonia summer bugs and pests.