This Saturday (September 23rd) fall arrives and with it comes cooler weather and less sunlight for us here in Michigan.

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Fall also comes with some unwanted house guests who would love nothing more than to take up residence inside your warm and cozy home.

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Now before you freak out like my wife Lindsey does when she sees a bug that must be killed, I've found some of the best advice on what you can do to protect your home from fall bugs in Michigan.

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10 Ways To Protect Your Home From Fall Bugs In Michigan

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Seal cracks and gaps on the exterior of your home to block pests' access points.

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Repair any leaks to eliminate water sources that attract pests.

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Install door sweeps or thresholds at the base of all exterior doors to eliminate pest-sized gaps.

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Keep your kitchen clean and free of food debris.

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Trim shrubs, bushes, and trees away from your home to prevent pests from using them as a bridge to your house.

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Eliminate leaves and improve drainage around your home to reduce moisture and prevent pests from breeding.

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Check screens for damage and fix any openings to prevent pests from entering your home.

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Use light to detect gaps under doors that pests can use to enter your home.

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Vacuum up or capture any bugs that have already made it inside your home.

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Hire a professional to pest-proof your home for the fall season.

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