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Why Bugs Love the Bathroom

Your bathroom is the place you get clean, but the humid atmosphere in the room can also be a welcoming home for a variety of bugs. When left uncontrolled, infestations can quickly take over your bathroom and cause damage. Some of the most common culprits are drain flies, silverfish, book lice, moth flies and psocids. However, other household pests may be found in the bathroom. Ask a professional for help identifying the pest infesting your area so that you can find the best methods to control them. 

Many homeowners would like to take simple, do-it-yourself measures to keep their bathrooms from becoming infested. However, pests attracted by water and dampness can be tough to control with such measures because they are incredibly resilient and can hide in places that you simply can't reach. Small pests such as psocids can even be hard to detect, making it difficult to eliminate them effectively. 

Thankfully, there are many ways to control infestations in the bathroom. Pest control professionals are experienced in identifying and eliminating a myriad of bugs. They work with homeowners to develop pest control management plans that are designed to keep houses free of bugs. Pest control measures may include natural chemical compounds, baited traps, professional removal of insect nests and other services. 

You can extend the benefits of choosing pest control pros by taking proactive measures to minimize future infestations in the bathroom. One of the easiest ways to do so is to choose regular preventive pest control services. It's also a good idea to keep the bathroom free of trash and clutter. Use a ceiling fan or crack windows to cut down on humidity too. Of course, your pest control company can provide you with more information about preventing infestations.

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