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Removing Pests: The way to Live Bug-Free
Cockroaches, rodents, squirrels, insects, bugs and other unwelcome visitors who invite themselves into your home are all pests. As humans, we often forget that we are not the only ones living in this world and could possibly be the ones invading their space or environment. The truth of the matter is that even the animals we consider to be pests are all part of this natural world we call home and have every right to it. Their existence can cause unwanted stress and worry for the homeowner. It is important to figure out how to keep these pests from coming inside. 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. Most are looking for shelter and 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. AS such, it is imperative that you keep your home always clean. Items should be kept in secure packaging and storage containers, in either a refrigerator or kitchen cupboard. Dump all your trash on a daily basis and avoid always leaving cooked food on the counter. If you do not leave food out, you should not end up with pests such as rodents. You will notice a great reduction in pests as a result.
Always keep your home clean, this way flies and other smaller insects will not visit. Wipe down your counters each evening before bed. This is particularly important with liquids such as sugary drinks, as insects are attracted to the sugar. 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. If you are vigilant for potential entry points, they will not be able to do this. Use a sealant or caulking on all openings to prevent pests from making a way into your home.
It is important to pick up around the outside of the house to discourage pests from nesting. 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.
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. Simple measures such as keeping your home clean, dry and secure will stop the majority of animals from making your home their home.Share