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Keeping Your Home Free From Unwanted Pests

Any unwanted animal which has invaded your home is considered a pest, but homeowners most frequently complain about bugs, rodents and squirrels. 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. However, when it comes to invasion of privacy, they are generally not welcome in our homes. As such, there is always the need to ensure that their invasion of your sanctuary is curbed to stop them from being a nuisance. Below you will find some tips which will help to keep your property a pest free zone.

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 make it more difficult for them to find what they need, they will not come inside as often. AS such, it is imperative that you keep your home always clean. Wash your dishes daily, and keep all your food in the refrigerator. 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. This way, you will be able to greatly reduce the rate and chances of pests invading your home.

Making a clean home a priority will also deter another common pest; bugs. 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. Be careful to address any leaks and plumbing problems as soon as possible, in order to keep water loving bugs away.

Animals often enter homes when the seasons change and the weather turns cooler. If you are vigilant for potential entry points, they will not be able to do this. Sealant or caulking should do the trick.

Keep pests out by always keeping the outside of your home tidy, neat and clean. Avoid stacking up wood next to your house and always clean and sweep garden areas at the end of each season. You should also check your pets regularly for ticks and fleas, as these can be lurking in the grass.

All in all, keeping pests out of your home seems like a rather daunting task and may feel like you have to do a lot; however, following these tips will help make sure that there are no unwarranted guests making themselves comfortable in your home. Keep your house and surroundings clean and everything else will work out on its own.


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.


Dealing With Garden Infestations To Keep It Looking Nice

You will never 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. Creatures are a dilemma simply because they can conceal themselves under the soil, in weeds or piles of leaves. Your first line of attack will be to get rid of their hiding places whenever possible. Pick up and remove old leaves, weeds and decaying heaps of vegetal matter. Dig over sections of soil and bust any clumps on a frequent basis. This will get rid of the places where insects may very well be hiding underground.

The nastiest 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. The devastation has normally been caused by pests. At times the damage may have been done by moles, but the usual rascals are birds, worms and slugs, closely followed by snails and caterpillars.

If pests are not done away with speedily, your garden will deteriorate rapidly. The longer they remain, the harder they’re going to be to get rid of. A garden adds to a house when you keep it up, and keep it in top shape.

To keep the diseases and destructive insects at bay, you should also use dormant spray. You must do this in February or March, once your vegetation are dormant. The dormant spray isn’t going to be effective until the instructions are meticulously followed. One other reason to follow the guidelines is that when used incorrectly it could be lethal for your plants. In the same way some insects could be unhealthy for your garden, there are others that are beneficial, and so try and retain them. You will find another class of garden pest, that lives not on the ground but in the sky – birds. Given that they’re so mobile it’s very hard to chase them away, so it’s better to try to distract them from your plants by means of a bird feeder. Rather than to allow them to feed on your garden produce, give them bird food in your feeder. Birds busy around a feeder can look and sound attractive, and ultimately this will also cost less than other solutions.

Despite the fact that possessing a dog would be helpful, it certainly is not going to fix the situation entirely. For a lot of garden owners their particular garden pest is the mole. When you have failing plants and notice small heaps of pushed-up soil then you’ll know they’re around. Most of these little critters certainly understand how to make a nuisance of themselves. A lot of these small-tailed fellows can be white, but in most cases brown or black, and vary in length from 5 to 14 inches. One strategy of doing away with them is via trapping. To do so successfully you must find their tunnels and choose the right position for the traps Smoke bombs set off near 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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