Pest Control Sydenham

A&H Pest Control, South East England

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Removing Pests: The way to Live Bug-Free

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. However, most humans are unwilling to accept sharing their home with unwanted creatures. This is particularly true when it comes to our house. Therefore, you need to be aware of how to secure your home against these animals. 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. 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 can address these two factors, it is far less likely you will develop a pest problem. Cleanliness is therefore very important to this process. Wash your dishes daily, and keep all your food in the refrigerator. When you make a meal, pack it away in an air tight container almost immediately after enjoying it. Take out your trash often as well, so you do not have food scraps sitting around. You will notice a great reduction in pests as a result.

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. 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. 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. Make sure that your pets are always clean so as to ensure that they do not bring unwanted “friends” in to your home.

Keeping your home free of pests is very straightforward if you adhere to these basic tips. 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.


Dealing With Garden Infestations To Keep It Looking Nice

Even though you will not have a completely pest-free garden, you can largely preserve the results of your labours by taking appropriate action. An issue is that insects are usually only found by looking for them in rotting vegetation or under the surface of the soil. Your first line of attack must be to do away with their hiding places as much as possible. Get rid of the rotting substances, the leaves and weeds that provide shelter to the insects. You need to flip the soil on a routine basis, taking care to break up the clods. In this manner subterranean pest hideouts are going to be minimised.

Recognizing that holes are chewed into your plants since you last saw them is quite a nasty surprise. The damage has typically been attributable to pests. Occasionally the destruction may have been created by moles, but the usual rascals are birds, worms and slugs, closely followed by snails and caterpillars.

Pests should be removed without delay if you want to take care of the good health and look of your garden. They will grow to be entrenched if they are not destroyed immediately. A well-kept garden can be a pleasant thing that adds value to a home.

To help keep the diseases and destructive insects under control, you should also use dormant spray. You want to do this in February or March, when your plants are dormant. You have to follow the correct instructions, or the dormant spray won’t do any good. If you do it wrong, you’re liable to wipe out your entire garden. Just as some insects can be harmful for your garden, there are others that are healthy, and so try and retain them. There is an additional class of garden pest, that lives not on the ground but located in the sky – birds. A bird feeder could be an useful replacement for the futile exercise of trying to scare them away. Birds usually choose a bird seed combination, 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.

It will not stop your whole predicament, but having a dog might help also. A lot of back gardens are stricken by moles. If your plants are dying, and you see mounds of earth, that could be your problem. moles may be small creatures, but their nuisance-ability is huge. With a length of between five and fourteen inches, moles have small tails and can be black, brown or occasionally white. You can capture them with traps. Correctly capturing them comes with finding the tunnels of the moles and putting the trap in the right place. 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.


A&H Pest Control, South East England

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