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Eliminating Pests: The best way to 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. 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. 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.

If you want your home to stay pest free, you must not give the pests a reason to move in. Pests, just like all living things, get hungry too and will always be out there looking for something to eat. Some of the time, all they are looking for is a dry and warm place they could make a home. 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 is therefore very important to this process. Items should be kept in secure packaging and storage containers, in either a refrigerator or kitchen cupboard. When you make a meal, pack it away in an air tight container almost immediately after enjoying it. 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. Wipe down your counters each evening before bed. Put used dishes in the dishwasher so that they are not left sitting out. 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.

A tidy outside space will also deter animals. 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.

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.


Coping With Garden Infestations To Keep It Looking Nice

You will 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. What makes it difficult is that insects hide from predators, under fallen leaves, pernicious weeds, and soil. Getting rid of these habitats is an obvious strategy to start your campaign. Gather and remove old leaves, weeds and decaying stacks of vegetal matter. On a regular basis, you need to be turning the earth over, and breaking up the clumps. This can get rid of the places where insects can be hiding underground.

The worst thing there is related to having a garden is walking out to check on your plants and finding holes in all the plants that looked fine the last time you saw them. The destruction has generally been caused by pests. Sometimes the destruction may have been done by moles, but the usual rascals are birds, worms and slugs, closely followed by snails and caterpillars.

If pests typically are not gotten rid of speedily, your garden will deteriorate rapidly. If they’re granted time to expand themselves they become very difficult to eradicate. The value of your house is improved by a robust, well looked after garden.

Pests that eat your plants and diseases that disfigure and kill them should also be suppressed with dormant spray. You put on the spray when the plants are dormant, around February/March. The guidelines must be followed exactly to ensure the dormant spray works properly. You could see your entire garden die as a result of careless use of the spray. Some insects are beneficial to your garden, and you don’t want to get rid of them. Besides the insects, another problem comes from those pesky birds. Trying to chase them away isn’t going to achieve much good, but a solution you might try is to put up a bird feeder. Rather than watch them go after your garden produce, give them bird food in your feeder. Not only will a feeder look great, but it can also be cheaper over time.

It might not stop your whole predicament, but having a dog might help also. For some garden owners their particular garden pest is the mole. If you have declining plants and see small heaps of pushed-up soil then you can be sure they’re around. These little creatures certainly know how to make a nuisance of themselves. With a length of between five and fourteen inches, moles have small tails and are usually black, brown or occasionally white. It is possible to capture them with traps. To accomplish this successfully you want to identify their tunnels and choose the right position for the traps You may also try triggering a smoke bomb in the entrance to a tunnel, which could force a mole to the surface or suffocate it.

You may well need a professional if your problem is multiple pests in the house.


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