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Getting Rid of Pests: The best way to Live Bug-Free

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. Their existence can cause unwanted stress and worry for the homeowner. Therefore, you need to be aware of how to secure your home against these animals. This piece will be providing some useful tricks and tips that will make it easier to stop such critters and vermins from invading your home.

If you want your home to stay pest free, you must not give the pests a reason to move in. One of the main attractions for animals is an easy source of food. They may also be motivated by a warm, dry place to shelter, particularly during the cold winter months. If you are able to avoid creating these two aspects and making them available to pests, then you certainly will lower the number of pests that invade your home. Cleanliness will help to deter animals in search of food. 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. If you do not leave food out, you should not end up with pests such as rodents. Even if they come into your home, they will find no reason to linger and create a nest.

Always keep your home clean, this way flies and other smaller insects will not visit. keep your floors clean and wipe away all spills as soon as they happen. Insects love sugar and sugary things, therefore, rinse out your glasses and cups and either load them into your dishwasher or wash them immediately. Keep your floors and other surfaces dry to avoid attracting pests. In addition, if you notice a leak, make sure the situation is rectified.

Animals often enter homes when the seasons change and the weather turns cooler. Plug up spaces and crevices that seemingly offer easy passage into your home. Sealant or caulking should do the trick.

A tidy outside space will also deter animals. Avoid stacking up wood next to your house and always clean and sweep garden areas at the end of each season. 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. Cleanliness is key, and if you are able to do that, the rest will fall into place.


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 Insects To Keep It Looking Nice

Obviously, you need to keep your garden appearing as good as possible, so you have to take action, but it’s nigh impossible to get rid of all the pests. Insects are a dilemma since they can hide under the soil, in weeds or piles of leaves. Your first line of attack should be to eliminate their hiding places whenever possible. Remove the weeds, the old leaves, and any decaying matter that the insects want to live in. Regularly, you must be turning the soil over, and breaking up the clumps. In this way subterranean bug hideouts will be minimised.

Realizing that holes have been completely chewed into your plants since you last looked at them is quite a nasty surprise. The destruction has generally been caused by pests. At times the damage may have been carried out by moles, but the usual rascals are birds, worms and slugs, closely followed by snails and caterpillars.

Pests have to be eliminated without delay if you want to keep up with the good health and look of your garden. They can become entrenched when not destroyed immediately. A well-kept garden is usually a pleasant thing that offers value to a home.

Dormant spray can be something else you should use to minimize plant diseases and insect activity. You put on the spray as soon as the plants are dormant, around February/March. The guidelines must be adhered to exactly to ensure the dormant spray works properly. You could possibly see your total garden die as a result of careless use of the spray. Remember that there are also insects that benefit your garden, and these you want to keep. There is another class of garden pest, that lives not on the ground but in the sky – birds. A bird feeder could be an effective alternative to the futile exercise of trying to scare them away. Birds usually prefer a bird seed mix, which you can place in a feeder, and so doing you’ll save your garden from pecking damage. Birds busy around a feeder can look and sound attractive, and ultimately this can also cost less than other solutions.

Possessing a dog may help, yet only up to a point. Quite a few backyards are stricken by moles. The signals that they may be around are dying plants and little hills of soil. These little critters certainly understand how to make a nuisance of themselves. With a length of between five and fourteen inches, moles have got small tails and might be black, brown or occasionally white. It’s possible to get them using traps. You should get good results by accurately placing the traps in their tunnels. Getting rid of moles could also be attempted by lighting 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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