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Keeping Your Home Free From Unwanted Pests

Cockroaches, rodents, squirrels, insects, bugs and other unwelcome visitors who invite themselves into your home are all pests. 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. This is particularly true when it comes to our house. As such, there is always the need to ensure that their invasion of your sanctuary is curbed to stop them from being a nuisance. This piece will be providing some useful tricks and tips that will make it easier to stop such critters and vermins from invading your home.

Prevention is the best way to stop invasions. Pests, just like all living things, get hungry too and will always be out there looking for 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 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. Never leave dishes in the sink at night, and keep fruits and vegetables refrigerated rather than out on the counters. 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. This way, you will be able to greatly reduce the rate and chances of pests invading your home.

Keeping pests at bay is often as easy as making sure that your home is clean. 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. Keep your floors and other surfaces dry to avoid attracting pests. In addition, if you notice a leak, make sure the situation is rectified.

Pests often enter the home by way of small cracks and holes. Take care of these entryways to avoid giving insects an easy route into your home. 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. Sweep up any plant and leaf debris, and never stack piles of wood near your house. 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. 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.


Help Keep Your Garden Looking Nice By Eliminating Pests

Despite the fact that you will never have a completely pest-free garden, you can largely protect the results of your labours by taking appropriate action. What normally makes it tricky is that insects hide from predators, under fallen leaves, weeds, and soil. Your first line of attack will be to do away with their hiding places as much as possible. Dump the rotting substances, the leaves and weeds that provide shelter to the insects. You need to turn the soil on a routine basis, taking care to break up the clods. This can eliminate the places where insects can be hiding underground.

The toughest thing there is about having a garden is walking out to check on your plants and uncovering holes in all the plants that looked fine the last time you saw them. Most of these holes which have wrecked your plants are from pests. The most common ones are slugs, worms and birds, but you can also find caterpillars, snails and even, moles.

Pests should be taken out without delay if you want to maintain the good health and look of your garden. The more time they remain, the less easy they will be to get rid of. A backyard garden adds to a house when you keep it up, and keep it in good shape.

Pests that eat your plants and diseases that disfigure and kill them should also be suppressed with dormant spray. February or March is the ideal time for this, because then is the dormant time for plants. The dormant spray won’t be effective unless of course the instructions are thoroughly followed. You could potentially see your whole garden die on account of careless use of the spray. Keep in mind that you can also find insects that benefit your garden, and these you should keep. There are also some of those winged invaders, the birds. A bird feeder can be an helpful substitute for the futile exercise of trying to scare them away. Birds ordinarily 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 will look and sound attractive, and ultimately this will also cost less than other solutions.

Having a dog could help, but only up to a point. A lot of gardens are plagued by moles. The indicators that they can indeed be around are dying plants and little hills of soil. These kinds of little critters certainly understand how to make a nuisance of themselves. Most of these small-tailed fellows can be white, but in most cases brown or black, and vary in length from 5 to 14 inches. One way of doing away with them is via trapping. To do this successfully you want to identify their tunnels and choose the right position for the traps Smoke bombs tripped close to the tunnel entrance and spreading throughout the tunnels will hopefully get the moles.

You may well need a professional if your problem is multiple pests in the house.


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