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Eliminating Pests: How you can Live Bug-Free

Any unwanted animal which has invaded your home is considered a pest, but homeowners most frequently complain about bugs, rodents and squirrels. 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. 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. 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.

If you want your home to stay pest free, you must not give the pests a reason to move in. Most are looking for shelter and something to eat. They view your home as a place were they can go to escape the elements and feed themselves. 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. Even if they come into your home, they will find no reason to linger and create a nest.

Making a clean home a priority will also deter another common pest; bugs. Ensure that any spills are mopped up straight away. 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. 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.

Keeping your home free of pests is very straightforward if you adhere to these basic tips. 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.


Keep Your Garden Looking Healthy By Eliminating Pests

You will 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. Creatures are a problem since they can conceal themselves under the soil, in weeds or piles of leaves. Your first line of attack will be to eliminate their hiding places as much as possible. Pick up and get rid of old leaves, weeds and decaying piles of vegetal matter. Excavate over patches of soil and break any clumps on a frequent basis. By doing this subterranean insect hideouts will be minimised.

Realizing that holes have been completely chewed into your plants since you last checked out them is quite a nasty surprise. The destruction has generally 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 typically are not eliminated speedily, your garden will deteriorate rapidly. If they’re given time to setup themselves they become very difficult to eradicate. A garden adds to a house when you keep it up, and keep it in excellent condition.

To keep the diseases and destructive insects in check, you should also use dormant spray. You should do this in February or March, when your vegetation are dormant. You must follow the correct directions, or the dormant spray won’t do any good. If you do it wrong, you are liable to get rid of your entire garden. Some insects are good for your garden, and you don’t want to get rid of them. There is an additional class of garden pest, that lives not on the ground but in the sky – birds. A bird feeder could be an useful alternative to the futile exercise of trying to scare them away. Birds usually choose 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 also cost less than other solutions.

Although possessing a dog would be helpful, it certainly is not going to fix the situation entirely. Often moles can be a garden owner’s horror. The signs that they can indeed be around are dying plants and piles of soil. These little critters certainly have learned to make a nuisance of themselves. These small-tailed fellows are sometimes white, but in most cases brown or black, and vary in length from 5 to 14 inches. Setting traps is one way to try to eliminate them. Successfully trapping them includes finding the tunnels of the moles and putting the trap in the right place. Smoke bombs triggered nearby the tunnel entrance 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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