There’s nothing quite like the smell or glow of a Christmas tree in your home. But when you decide to go with a live tree instead of a fake tree, be aware of the potential pests you could be bringing into your home along with it.
While most of these hitchhiking insects will likely die shortly after entering your home, they can still pose some problems for a few days (plus, who likes finding unfamiliar pests in their home?).
There could be up to 25,000 bugs in one Christmas tree.
Here are a few pests you may be bringing inside your home:
6 steps to prevent these unwanted Christmas guests:
The last thing you should be worrying about during the holiday season is bringing unwanted pests into your home, but that doesn’t mean you should abandon the idea of having a live tree. Follow these steps and you’ll be on your way to a pest-free Christmas!