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Ridding yourself of Pests: How 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. Because many of these pests are so small, it is easy to forget that they are living in the world all around us. The truth of the matter is that even the animals we consider to be pests are all part of this natural world we call home and have every right to it. 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. One of the main attractions for animals is an easy source of food. They view your home as a place were they can go to escape the elements and feed themselves. If you can make it more difficult for them to find what they need, they will not come inside as often. Cleanliness will help to deter animals in search of food. Never leave dishes in the sink at night, and keep fruits and vegetables refrigerated rather than out on the counters. 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.

Keeping pests at bay is often as easy as making sure that your home is clean. keep your floors clean and wipe away all spills as soon as they happen. This is particularly important with liquids such as sugary drinks, as insects are attracted to the sugar. 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. If you are vigilant for potential entry points, they will not be able to do this. Sealant or caulking should do the trick.

A tidy outside space will also deter animals. Sweep up any plant and leaf debris, and never stack piles of wood near your house. You should also check your pets regularly for ticks and fleas, as these can be lurking in the grass.

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.


Coping With Garden Insects To Keep It Looking Great

Clearly, you would like 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. The thing that makes it tricky is that insects hide from predators, under fallen leaves, weeds, and soil. Eliminating these habitats is an obvious way to start your campaign. Get rid of the rotting matter, the leaves and weeds that provide shelter to the insects. You need to turn the soil on a regular basis, taking care to break up the clods. This can eliminate the places where insects might be hiding underground.

The toughest thing there is with regards to 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. The damage has typically been a result of pests. The most typical ones are slugs, worms and birds, but you can also find caterpillars, snails and perhaps, moles.

To keep your garden in good shape, you will need to get rid of all of your pests as quickly as possible. They become entrenched if not destroyed immediately. A garden adds to a house when you keep it up, and keep it in top shape.

Bugs that eat your plants and diseases that disfigure and kill them should also be suppressed with dormant spray. February or March is a good time for this, because then is the dormant time for plants. The dormant spray won’t be effective unless the instructions are carefully followed. If you do it wrong, you might be liable to get rid of your entire garden. Remember that you will also find insects that benefit your garden, and these you need to keep. There are also all those winged irritants, the 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 lively around a feeder look and sound attractive, and ultimately this can also cost less than other solutions.

Even though acquiring a dog could be helpful, it certainly is not going to fix the situation entirely. Often moles really are a garden owner’s nightmare. The signs that they may be around are dying plants and mounds of soil. These little creatures certainly know how to make a nuisance of themselves. These small-tailed fellows are occasionally white, but usually brown or black, and vary in length from 5 to 14 inches. One method of getting rid of them is through trapping. To do so successfully you want to identify their tunnels and choose the right position for the traps You may 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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