Simple Tips in Pest Control at Home
Many people agrees that insects and rodents are a serious problem at home. When rodent mice contaminate daily food supply with their bacteria infested feces that would really cause a food poisoning. Or perhaps termites and insects that destroys wood crafted structures that cause $5 billion dollars in structural damages annually in the U.S. Also we have these particular beetles and moths that can turn our wool and fur clothing that we value into dust. Then we have these critters like cockroaches, fleas, bed bugs, flesh flies, mosquitoes and many more that we certainly not to have in our homes.
Well, all these pest and rodents have their own unique and distinct behaviors also different types of food requirement and shelter. Targeting these factors directly, you can control their movement on your home and even free your home from pest and rodents.
Paper bags and plastic bags have no match to the strong and sharp teeth of rodents, ants or any insects. You food should be kept in hard plastic containers or glass containers with a tight fit lids to keep them safe from rodents and insects. Be sure to include pet food (if you have any) be also kept in sealed tight containers because these are mice’s favorite.
Perhaps all we throw in the garbage can are attractive to pests, rodents and insects to feast on. Like so, a close proximity of any food sources of rodents and cockroaches to your home would likely to be infested by them. It is better to place garbage bins ten feet away from your home. Due to this pest and rodents will not associate with the trash and with your house and will look for another place to infest. Always to close the lids of garbage cans to avoid entry of these pests and rodents.
We mentioned earlier that pests requisite the need of moisture to be able to live. Now we have mosquitoes that requires a standing water to be able to lay its eggs and there it will grow and mature, then repeats the cycle. Due to that, your plumbing system should be checked for leaked pipes. Better include seals of bathtubs, water closets and sinks from possibility of leaks. And if the seal is brittle and old better off reseal them.
Never forget to vacuum any carpet and furniture in the home especially when you have pets that may possibly pick up fleas from the outside. Regularly inspect you pantry for any signs of beetles and moth that may have entered.
So these are all the preventive pest control you may apply at home to keep your abode be free from infestation of these pest. For professional help check the internet for a pest control near you.