You may have a very austere home, yet pests still lurk in any available crevice. This article will help you to make some headway in your fight against pests. The sooner you address the issue, the sooner you can be free of those unwanted guests.
Use steel wool to plug in openings where rodents can enter. Even if the pests manage to chew through it, the steel wool will end up killing them. Be sure to fill all openings larger than 1/2 an inch. These rodents can come through small areas.
Keep your rugs and carpet vacuumed. This will pick up all the ants and bugs that are in your den, kitchen and living room. Put the vacuum bag in a plastic bag and set it in the sun for a day. Then throw it away.
Do fruit flies continue to invade your space after you thought you had taken care of the situation? You may have to check your drain for consistency. Seal your drain with a sheet of plastic wrap and monitor the fruit fly situation. If so, pour boiling water into the drains, and give them a good cleaning. That should help you avoid breeding fruit flies.
Begin your pest control from ground zero. Try to keep the pest from eating, and you can starve it out. One reason you may have a problem is because your house provides food, water or shelter for a pest. Search for and eliminate leaks, exposed food and structural damage that allows pests to enter your home.
Regardless of what kind of home you have, you shouldn’t have to live in a home full of pests. Use the above advice to help yourself rid your home of them soon. When you lay down to rest, you don’t need to worry about creepy crawlies in your bed. With any luck, you’ll be able to quickly tackle this problem.