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Removing Pests: How you can 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. 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. This is particularly true when it comes to our house. 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. Most are looking for shelter and 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 can address these two factors, it is far less likely you will develop a pest problem. 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. Even if they come into your home, they will find no reason to linger and create a nest.

Making a clean home a priority will also deter another common pest; bugs. Wipe down your counters each evening before bed. Insects love sugar and sugary things, therefore, rinse out your glasses and cups and either load them into your dishwasher or wash them immediately. Many insects also seek out moisture. 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. Take care of these entryways to avoid giving insects an easy route into your home. 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. Sweep up any plant and leaf debris, and never stack piles of wood near your house. 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. Simple measures such as keeping your home clean, dry and secure will stop the majority of animals from making your home their home.


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.


Keep Your Garden Looking Nice By Eliminating Pests

Obviously, you want to keep your garden appearing as well as possible, so you have to take action, but it’s nigh impossible to get rid of all the pests. An issue is that insects are often only found by looking for them in rotting vegetation or under the surface of the soil. Eliminating these habitats is an obvious way to start your campaign. Gather and get rid of old leaves, weeds and decaying piles of vegetal matter. Burrow over patches of soil and break any clumps on a frequent basis. In this manner subterranean insect hideouts will be minimised.

Realizing that holes have been completely chewed into your plants since you last saw them is quite a nasty surprise. Pests are commonly the at fault party. The most usual ones are slugs, worms and birds, but you will also find caterpillars, snails and even, moles.

Pests must be taken out without delay if you want to keep up with the good health and look of your garden. They will grow to be entrenched when not destroyed immediately. The value of your home is increased by a robust, well looked after garden.

Bugs that devour your plants and diseases that disfigure and obliterate them should also be suppressed with dormant spray. February or March is a good time for this, mainly because then is the dormant time frame for plants. The dormant spray won’t be effective until the instructions are thoroughly followed. One more reason to follow the guidelines is whenever used incorrectly it could be lethal for your plants. Just as some insects can be harmful for your garden, there are others that are good, therefore try and retain them. Besides the insects, one other issue comes from those pesky birds. Because they’re so movable it’s very hard to chase them away, so it’s better to try to distract them from your plants by means of a bird feeder. Rather than allow them to feed on your garden produce, give them bird food in your feeder. Not only will a feeder look good, but it will also be cheaper over time.

Keeping a dog may help, but only up to a point. Quite a few back gardens are tormented by moles. When your plants are fading, and you discover mounds of dirt, that could be your problem. Most of these little critters certainly have learned to make a nuisance of themselves. They can be light brown, or black, or even white, and they are generally between 5 and 14 inches long, with small tails. One method of eliminating them is by trapping. To do so successfully you must detect their tunnels and choose the right position for the traps You can also try setting off a smoke bomb inside 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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