The soffits will have roof joint, attic vents, rafters and trim that will have many potential areas that require sealing the entire roof line should be addressed. All holes, cracks, crevices, or openings sealed shut. If the attic vents screens are too coarse or loose a finer mesh screen can be installed and secured tightly. The areas around the soffit s are as important to seal as the base of the house. Insects easily crawl up and if the soffit has entry ways the bugs are sure to find them.
Going inside the attic to seal around vent pipes that penetrate the roof can also help keep
pests out. The vent pipes penetrate the roof. The insects can crawl on to the top of the roof. The insects can crawl in between the roofing material then under the steel flashing and then down into your attic. A screen can be installed around the vent pipe and sealed to the underside of the roof if the insects take this route they become trapped in the screen and access is denied.
Expansion joints in your garage or porches may provide harborage for all insects. The expansion joint material is commonly felt type material that has cracks, crevices, and holes present. The cracks, crevices, and holes allow insects to enter crawl under the material and have a secluded, dark, protected bug cave to harbor in. hundreds of bugs have been see pouring out of these areas when there flooded by water or treated. These cracks can be sealed to prevent the insect utilizing them to live, bread, and congregate in it.
The most effective way to seal cinder block fence is to have it fully stuccoed. The block fence is a huge harborage area for all insects. It will commonly have cracks crevices and voids that are conducive to insect harborage. Stuccoing the block fence is the sure way to eliminate the harborage it offers various bugs.