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Pest Management Tips And Tricks That May Leave Your Own Home Pest Free

Any unwanted animal which has invaded your home is considered a pest, but homeowners most frequently complain about bugs, rodents and squirrels. Because many of these pests are so small, it is easy to forget that they are living in the world all around us. 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. Therefore, you need to be aware of how to secure your home against these animals. 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. 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 is therefore very important to this process. 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. Take out your trash often as well, so you do not have food scraps sitting around. Even if they come into your home, they will find no reason to linger and create a nest.

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. This is particularly important with liquids such as sugary drinks, as insects are attracted to the sugar. Keep your floors and other surfaces dry to avoid attracting pests. 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 sealant or caulk to close any crevices in your property’s exterior.

Keep pests out by always keeping the outside of your home tidy, neat and clean. 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.

All in all, keeping pests out of your home seems like a rather daunting task and may feel like you have to do a lot; however, following these tips will help make sure that there are no unwarranted guests making themselves comfortable in your home. 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.


An Important Part Of Sustaining An Attractive Garden Is Managing 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. An issue is that insects are usually only found by looking for them in rotting vegetation or underneath the surface of the soil. Your first line of attack must be to do away with their hiding places whenever possible. Get rid of the rotting substances, the leaves and weeds that offer shelter to the insects. You need to rotate the soil on a frequent basis, taking care to break up the clods. This should help destroy any hiding locations in the soil.

The nastiest thing there is about having a garden is walking out to check on your plants and discovering holes in all the plants that looked fine the last time you saw them. Most of these holes that have damaged your plants are from pests. Wildlife, slugs, and worms are a few of the garden pests that are the worst, along with snails, caterpillars and even moles.

When pests aren’t gotten rid of speedily, your garden will deteriorate rapidly. If they are granted time to establish themselves they become very difficult to eradicate. The value of your home is improved by a healthy, well looked after garden.

Bugs that consume your plants and diseases that disfigure and kill them should also be suppressed with dormant spray. February or March is the best time for this, because then is the dormant period for plants. The instructions must be followed exactly to ensure the dormant spray functions properly. You could see your entire garden die due to careless use of the spray. Remember that there are also insects that benefit your garden, and these you need to keep. Then there are those winged invaders, the birds. Since they’re so mobile it’s very difficult to chase them away, so it’s better to try to distract them from your plants by means of a bird feeder. Birds typically prefer a bird seed blend, which you can place in a feeder, and so doing you’ll save your garden from pecking damage. Birds lively around a feeder will look and sound attractive, and ultimately this can also cost less than other solutions.

Even though having a dog could be helpful, it certainly is not going to fix the situation entirely. A lot of gardens are stricken by moles. Should you have dying plants and notice small heaps of pushed-up soil then you can be sure they’re around. These little critters certainly know how to make a nuisance of themselves. These small-tailed fellows can be white, but usually brown or black, and vary in length from 5 to 14 inches. One method of doing away with them is through trapping. To do so successfully you need to identify their tunnels and choose the right position for the traps You can also try detonating 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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