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Keeping Your House Clear Of Unwanted Pests

Pests are any creatures that you do not want to share your home with, like crickets, ants, roaches, rats and mice. 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. 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. It is important to figure out how to keep these pests from coming inside. Below you will find some tips which will help to keep your property a pest free zone.

To start, it is important to keep pests from getting in. 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 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. Never leave leftovers in an accessible place, and empty your waste and rubbish on a daily basis. It is important that you do not leave any food sources available for them to want to come in. 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. Ensure that any spills are mopped up straight away. Insects love sugar and sugary things, therefore, rinse out your glasses and cups and either load them into your dishwasher or wash them immediately. 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. Take care of these entryways to avoid giving insects an easy route into your home. 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. Keep items like wood away from the foundation of your home. Make sure that your pets are always clean so as to ensure that they do not bring unwanted “friends” in to your home.

It is possible for you to enjoy a relatively pest-free existence if you follow the advice found in this article and remain vigilant about taking care of 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.


Make Your Garden Looking Healthy By Eliminating Pests

You’ll never be equipped to get rid of them all, but you need to do something, because you don’t want your hard work completely wasted. Pests are a problem since they can hide out under the soil, in weeds or piles of leaves. Eliminating these habitats is an obvious way to start your campaign. Get rid of the rotting matter, the leaves and weeds that provide shelter to the insects. You need to turn the soil on a regular basis, taking care to break up the clods. This can help destroy any hiding places in the soil.

Going for a walk in your garden, anticipating enjoying your plants, can be totally ruined by the discovery that they are suddenly full of holes The destruction has normally been a result of pests. Sometimes the damage may have been created by moles, but the usual rascals are birds, worms and slugs, closely followed by snails and caterpillars.

If pests are not eliminated speedily, your garden will deteriorate rapidly. If they are given time to establish themselves they become very difficult to eradicate. A back garden adds to a house when you keep it up, and keep it in good shape.

To help keep the diseases and destructive insects under control, you should also use dormant spray. You should do this in February or March, once your plants and flowers are dormant. The dormant spray will not be effective until the instructions are thoroughly followed. Another reason to follow the guidelines is whenever used incorrectly it could be lethal for your plants. Just as some insects could be unhealthy for your garden, there are others that are healthy, and so try and retain them. You can also find some of those winged irritants, the birds. Attempting to chase them away isn’t going to achieve much good, but a solution you might try is to put up a bird feeder. Let the birds feast on whatever you have within your feeder instead of what’s in your garden. It’s going to help save money in over time, and become part of your yard decoration.

It might not get rid of your whole problem, but having a dog could help also. Frequently moles really are a garden owner’s nightmare. The indicators that they may be around are dying plants and mounds of soil. These kinds of little creatures certainly know how to make a nuisance of themselves. These small-tailed fellows are sometimes white, but most often brown or black, and vary in length from 5 to 14 inches. Setting traps is one way to try to do away with them. Successfully trapping them goes along with finding the tunnels of the moles and putting the trap in the right place. Smoke bombs set off near the tunnel access 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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