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Keeping Your Home Totally Free Of Unwanted Pests

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. 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. Their existence can cause unwanted stress and worry for the homeowner. 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.

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. 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. 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. Ensure that any spills are mopped up straight away. Insects love sugar and sugary things, therefore, rinse out your glasses and cups and either load them into your dishwasher or wash them immediately. Insects also love a moist environment. 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. 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.

It is important to pick up around the outside of the house to discourage pests from nesting. 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.

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. 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.


Coping With Garden Pests To Keep It Looking Nice

You will 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. What makes it tricky is that insects hide from predators, under fallen leaves, weed growth, and soil. Getting rid of these habitats is an straightforward method to start your campaign. Dump the rotting matter, the leaves and weeds that supply shelter to the insects. It is best to turn the soil on a routine basis, taking care to break up the clods. This should help destroy any hiding areas in the soil.

Enjoying a walk in your garden, expecting enjoying your plants, can be totally ruined by the discovery that they are suddenly full of holes Infestations are usually the at fault party. Sometimes the destruction may have been carried out by moles, but the usual rascals are birds, worms and slugs, closely followed by snails and caterpillars.

If pests aren’t done away with speedily, your garden will deteriorate rapidly. If they’re granted time to expand themselves they become very difficult to eradicate. A well-kept garden can be a pleasing thing that offers value to a home.

Dormant spray is something else you should use to limit plant diseases and insect activities. You must do this in February or March, once your vegetation are dormant. The guidelines must be adhered to exactly to ensure the dormant spray functions properly. You could possibly see your total garden die due to careless use of the spray. Some insects are beneficial to your garden, and you should not get rid of them. Then there are those winged pests, the 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 combination, which you can place in a feeder, and so doing you’ll save your garden from pecking damage. Not only will a feeder look nice, but it will also be cheaper over time.

Although having a dog would be helpful, it certainly is not going to fix the situation entirely. Quite a few backyards are tormented by moles. The signals that they may be around are dying plants and piles of soil. moles may be tiny creatures, but their unique nuisance-ability is huge. With a length of between five and fourteen inches, moles have got small tails and are usually black, brown or occasionally white. It is possible to catch them with traps. Systematically catching them comes with finding the tunnels of the moles and putting the trap in the right place. 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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