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Pest Management Guidelines That May Leave Your House Pest Free

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. 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.

To start, it is important to keep pests from getting 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. 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.

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. Insects also love a moist environment. Be careful to address any leaks and plumbing problems as soon as possible, in order to keep water loving bugs away.

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. Sealant or caulking should do the trick.

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 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. 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.


Coping With Garden Pests To Keep It Looking Healthy

You’ll never be able to get rid of every one of them, but you need to do something, because you don’t want your hard work completely wasted. Pests are a problem as they can hide under the soil, in weeds or piles of leaves. One of the very first things you need to do is clear away the places where the insects live. Take away the weeds, the old foliage, and any decaying matter that the insects want to live in. Burrow over sections of soil and bust any clumps on a frequent basis. In this manner subterranean pest hideouts will likely be minimised.

Recognizing that holes have been completely chewed into your plants since you last checked out them is quite a nasty surprise. Many of these holes which may have damaged your plants are from pests. Wildlife, slugs, and worms are many of the garden pests that are the worst, in addition to snails, caterpillars and even moles.

To maintain your garden in good shape, you will need to get rid of all of your pests at the earliest opportunity. If they are given time to expand themselves they become very difficult to eradicate. The value of your home is enhanced by a robust, well looked after garden.

Insects that devour your plants and diseases that disfigure and eliminate them should also be suppressed with dormant spray. You apply the spray as soon as the plants are dormant, close to February/March. The instructions must be adhered to exactly to ensure the dormant spray functions properly. You could see your total garden die due to careless use of the spray. Keep in mind that you will also find insects that benefit your garden, and these you need to keep. There does exist one more class of garden pest, that lives not on the ground but around the sky – birds. A bird feeder might be an helpful substitute for the futile exercise of trying to scare them away. Birds typically favor a bird seed blend, 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.

Keeping a dog may help, but only up to a point. A lot of backyards are tormented by moles. In case your plants are declining, and you discover mounds of dirt, that could be your problem. moles tend to be small creatures that can often be a nuisance. They can be light brown, or black, or even white, plus they are between 5 and 14 inches long, with small tails. It’s possible to catch them using traps. You should get good results by correctly placing the traps in their tunnels. Eradicating moles could 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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