How can I protect my conservatory from pests?

Those with a conservatory might want to ensure it is safe from an intrusion of pests and take note of the following suggestions.

Homeowners who have a conservatory or sliding doors might want to take note of the following advice to ensure they keep pests out of their property.

Darren Black from explained it is common for people to experience unwanted guests – from vermin to insects – in and around the house.

As well as being unpleasant, they can cause damage to the interior and exterior, he added, so it is important to be able to spot the signs of intruders and take precautions against them.

Families and individuals who like to leave bird food outside their conservatory should ensure the seeds and nuts are removed at night to stop rats and mice being attracted to the feast.

Because pests only need a small space to squeeze through, if there are any gaps around sliding doors or extension they ought to be fixed and sealed as soon as possible.

Likewise, it can be advisable to repair broken drain covers outside too.

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