Pest Control South Darenth

A&H Pest Control, South East England

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Removing Pests: The way to Live Bug-Free

Pests are any creatures that you do not want to share your home with, like crickets, ants, roaches, rats and mice. Because many of these pests are so small, it is easy to forget that they are living in the world all around us. However, most humans are unwilling to accept sharing their home with unwanted creatures. Their existence can cause unwanted stress and worry for the homeowner. As such, there is always the need to ensure that their invasion of your sanctuary is curbed to stop them from being a nuisance. The following information will help you to keep pests at bay and live a bug-free life.

Prevention is the best way to stop invasions. One of the main attractions for animals is an easy source of food. Some of the time, all they are looking for is a dry and warm place they could make a home. If you are able to avoid creating these two aspects and making them available to pests, then you certainly will lower the number of pests that invade your home. Cleanliness is therefore very important to this process. Never leave dishes in the sink at night, and keep fruits and vegetables refrigerated rather than out on the counters. Never leave leftovers in an accessible place, and empty your waste and rubbish on a daily basis. Take out your trash often as well, so you do not have food scraps sitting around. Even if they come into your home, they will find no reason to linger and create a nest.

Always keep your home clean, this way flies and other smaller insects will not visit. Ensure that any spills are mopped up straight away. Put used dishes in the dishwasher so that they are not left sitting out. Many insects also seek out moisture. Therefore keep your bathroom’s and kitchen’s surfaces dry and always fix any leaks as soon as possible.

Pests often enter the home by way of small cracks and holes. Plug up spaces and crevices that seemingly offer easy passage into your home. Use sealant or caulk to close any crevices in your property’s exterior.

A tidy outside space will also deter animals. Sweep up any plant and leaf debris, and never stack piles of wood near your house. Make sure that your pets are always clean so as to ensure that they do not bring unwanted “friends” in to your home.

Keeping your home free of pests is very straightforward if you adhere to these basic tips. Simple measures such as keeping your home clean, dry and secure will stop the majority of animals from making your home their home.


A&H Pest Control, South East England

Call Us 24/7 on 020 8295 3402

Pest Control for Rats\Mice
Pest Control for Bird’s ie Pigeons

Pest Control for Wasp’s\Bee’s
Member; British Pest Control Assoc.


Coping With Garden Pests To Keep It Looking Great

Clearly, you need to keep your garden appearing as good as possible, so you have to take action, but it’s nigh impossible to get rid of all the pests. Insects are a challenge since they can conceal themselves under the soil, in weeds or piles of leaves. Your first line of attack should be to do away with their hiding places as much as possible. Get rid of the rotting substances, the leaves and weeds that provide shelter to the insects. On a regular basis, you must be turning the soil over, and breaking up the clumps. This can take away the places where insects might be hiding underground.

The worst thing there is with regards to having a garden is walking out to check on your plants and discovering holes in all the plants that looked fine the last time you saw them. The destruction has typically been a result of pests. Sometimes the destruction may have been created by moles, but the usual rascals are birds, worms and slugs, closely followed by snails and caterpillars.

If pests aren’t eliminated speedily, your garden will deteriorate rapidly. The more time they remain, the trickier they’ll be to get rid of. A back garden contributes to a house when you keep it up, and keep it in excellent condition.

Bugs that eat your plants and diseases that disfigure and kill them should also be suppressed with dormant spray. February or March is a good time for this, because then is the dormant time for plants. You have to follow the correct instructions, or the dormant spray won’t do any good. Another reason to follow the instructions is whenever used incorrectly it could be lethal for your plants. Remember that you can also find insects that benefit your garden, and these you need to keep. Then there are all those winged invaders, the birds. Because they’re so movable it’s very difficult to chase them away, so it’s better to try to distract them from your plants by means of a bird feeder. Birds typically favor a bird seed blend, which you can place in a feeder, and so doing you’ll save your garden from pecking damage. Birds lively around a feeder look and sound attractive, and ultimately this can also cost less than other solutions.

Even though acquiring a dog could be helpful, it certainly is not going to fix the situation entirely. For some garden owners their garden pest is the mole. The signs that they are around are dying plants and mounds of soil. These little animals certainly know how to make a nuisance of themselves. These small-tailed fellows are sometimes white, but usually brown or black, and vary in length from 5 to 14 inches. You can capture them utilizing traps. You need to get good results by properly setting the traps in their tunnels. Smoke bombs triggered close to the tunnel entry and spreading throughout the tunnels will hopefully get the moles.

You may well need a professional if your problem is multiple pests in the house.


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