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Getting Rid of Pests: How you can 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. Their existence can cause unwanted stress and worry for the homeowner. Therefore, you need to be aware of how to secure your home against these animals. The following information will help you to keep pests at bay and live a bug-free life.

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 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. AS such, it is imperative that you keep your home always clean. 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.

Making a clean home a priority will also deter another common pest; bugs. Wipe down your counters each evening before bed. This is particularly important with liquids such as sugary drinks, as insects are attracted to the sugar. Insects also love a moist environment. 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. Plug up spaces and crevices that seemingly offer easy passage into your home. Sealant or caulking should do the trick.

It is important to pick up around the outside of the house to discourage pests from nesting. Avoid stacking up wood next to your house and always clean and sweep garden areas at the end of each season. 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.


Keep Your Garden Looking Nice By Getting Rid Of Pests

Obviously, you want 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. What makes it difficult is that insects hide from predators, under fallen leaves, weeds, and soil. Your first line of attack should be to do away with their hiding places wherever possible. Dispose of the rotting substances, the leaves and weeds that supply shelter to the insects. You should rotate the soil on a routine basis, taking care to break up the clods. This will help eradicate any hiding areas in the soil.

Noticing that holes have been completely chewed into your plants since you last looked at them is quite a nasty surprise. Pests are commonly the at fault party. Birds, slugs, and worms are many of the garden pests that are the worst, along with snails, caterpillars 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. If they’re provided with time to expand themselves they become very difficult to eradicate. The value of your house is increased by a robust, well looked after garden.

Insects that consume your plants and diseases that disfigure and kill them should also be suppressed with dormant spray. You apply the spray once the plants are dormant, around February/March. You must stick to the correct instructions, or the dormant spray won’t do any good. If you do it wrong, you’re liable to kill off your entire garden. Remember that there are also insects that benefit your garden, and these you need to keep. Then there are all those winged pests, the birds. Because they’re so mobile it’s very challenging to chase them away, so it’s better to try to distract them from your plants by means of a bird feeder. Rather than let them go after your garden produce, give them bird food in your feeder. It will help save money in the long term, and become part of your yard decoration.

Although having a dog might possibly be helpful, it certainly will not fix the situation entirely. Often moles can be a garden owner’s headache. If you have failing plants and notice small heaps of pushed-up soil then you’ll know they’re around. moles tend to be little creatures that can be described as a nuisance. Having a length of between five and fourteen inches, moles have small tails and might be black, brown or occasionally white. You can catch them using traps. To do this successfully you must find their tunnels and choose the right position for the traps You may also try setting off a smoke bomb within 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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