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Keeping Your House Free Of Unwanted Pests

Pests are any creatures that you do not want to share your home with, like crickets, ants, roaches, rats and mice. The animals are part of the natural world and their appearance in the home has no malicious intent. While they certainly have their role in the circle of life, that does not mean that we want to be graced with their presence. This is particularly true when it comes to our house. Therefore, you need to be aware of how to secure your home against these animals. The following information will help you to keep pests at bay and live a bug-free life.

If you want your home to stay pest free, you must not give the pests a reason to move in. Pests, just like all living things, get hungry too and will always be out there looking for something to eat. They may also be motivated by a warm, dry place to shelter, particularly during the cold winter months. If you can address these two factors, it is far less likely you will develop a pest problem. Cleanliness is therefore very important to this process. Items should be kept in secure packaging and storage containers, in either a refrigerator or kitchen cupboard. When you make a meal, pack it away in an air tight container almost immediately after enjoying it. Take out your trash often as well, so you do not have food scraps sitting around. This way, you will be able to greatly reduce the rate and chances of pests invading your home.

Keeping pests at bay is often as easy as making sure that your home is clean. keep your floors clean and wipe away all spills as soon as they happen. This is particularly important with liquids such as sugary drinks, as insects are attracted to the sugar. Keep your floors and other surfaces dry to avoid attracting pests. In addition, if you notice a leak, make sure the situation is rectified.

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. Keep items like wood away from the foundation of your home. Make sure your pet is treated for fleas and ticks so that they do not become a host for these little creatures.

Keeping your home free of pests is very straightforward if you adhere to these basic tips. Cleanliness is key, and if you are able to do that, the rest will fall into place.


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.


Keep Your Garden Looking Great By Eliminating Pests

You won’t be equipped to get rid of all of them, but you need to do something, because you don’t want your hard work completely wasted. What normally makes it tricky is that insects hide from predators, under fallen leaves, weeds, and soil. Reducing these habitats is an straightforward way to start your campaign. Collect and get rid of old leaves, weeds and decaying piles of vegetal matter. Regularly, you should be turning the soil over, and breaking up the clumps. This will eliminate the places where insects might be hiding underground.

The worst thing there is about having a garden is walking out to check on your plants and finding holes in all the plants that looked fine the last time you saw them. Some of these holes that have destroyed your plants are from pests. Birds, slugs, and worms are a few of the garden pests that are the worst, in addition to snails, caterpillars and even moles.

If pests aren’t eliminated speedily, your garden will deteriorate rapidly. If they’re granted time to setup themselves they become very difficult to eradicate. The value of your house is improved by a strong, well looked after garden.

Insects that devour your plants and diseases that disfigure and eliminate them should also be suppressed with dormant spray. You should do this in February or March, once your vegetation are dormant. You must abide by the correct directions, or the dormant spray won’t do any good. If you do it wrong, you might be liable to get rid of your entire garden. Some insects are helpful to your garden, and you shouldn’t get rid of them. Besides the insects, another problem comes from those pesky birds. A bird feeder could be an effective alternative to the futile exercise of trying to scare them away. Birds usually prefer a bird seed mix, which you can place in a feeder, and so doing you’ll save your garden from pecking damage. Birds active around a feeder can look and sound attractive, and ultimately this will likely also cost less than other solutions.

It might not get rid of your whole situation, but having a dog might help also. For some garden owners their particular garden pest would be the mole. If your plants are declining, and you discover mounds of dirt, that could be your problem. moles are small creatures that can often be a nuisance. They can be light brown, or black, or perhaps white, plus they are between 5 and 14 inches long, with small tails. It’s possible to get them using traps. You should get good results by accurately placing the traps in their tunnels. Eradicating moles can also be attempted by burning smoke bombs in the entrances to their tunnels.

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


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