You don’t see as many insects in the winter. Nevertheless, some species are prevalent year-round. Of course, some of the bugs are attracted to the plants and flowers on your lawn. Did you know, though, that paint colors also attract insects? The exterior paint colors of your walls may very well be drawing pests to your home.
Bugs are naturally drawn to bright colors. They are drawn to colorful flowers which are a primary food source. Walls and decks with bright colors, such as orange and yellow, may also attract unwanted bugs. Luckily, bright paint colors are atypical for exterior walls, so this is a nonissue for most homeowners. If pests are a common problem in your area, then we also suggest minimizing brightly colored décor. Continue Reading →