If you own a home, expect that you’ll have to deal with pests at some point. The best way to combat your pest problem is to learn as much as you can about the different methods of pest control. You can protect against pet invasions with the right knowledge.
Begin at square-one. Seek to eliminate the things that attract pests. Pests are probably attracted to your home because there is a source of water, available food, and adequate shelter. Try to fill cracks, clean food sources and block entry to your house.
Bedbugs are hard to eliminate since they like hiding. Before you carry out your extermination plans, be sure that you close all open holes. Then, they will have no where to hide or come back in from.
Are you dealing with an ant infestation? Mix some sugar and some borax together. The scent of the sugar will draw them into the deadly borax. Mix a cup of the sugar with an equal amount of the borax. Sprinkle the mixture along the foundation and baseboards of the home.
Examine your house for accumulated pockets of water. Standing water attracts all kinds of pests. Inspect your home carefully for leaky pipes and remember to empty all of the trays that are underneath your indoor plants. They have to have water; if they don’t have any, they can’t live.
Clear away brush from the perimeter of your home. Insects and other pests are naturally attracted to bushes. If you put the bush close to the house, you will be inviting them in.
Fleas are stubborn and it can be hard to make them disappear, but luckily there are ways to rid your home of them. First, you need to vacuum every day. Then spray your carpet with an appropriate spray. Also, throw away the bag when you are finished vacuuming to rid them for good.
Clearly, all homeowners must confront pests at one time or another. Apply the suggestions from this article, and you can rid your home of unwanted pests. Take action as soon as possible.