Have you encountered pests at your residence? If you have, relax. You can probably get rid of these pests with some pest control. You may be equipped to do this pest control on your own. Use the advice below to help you get a handle on your pest issues.
Always have a new home inspected by a pest specialist. There are ways to look around to see if you have an issue, but you need to be sure.
Use outdoor sprays around your home to prevent insect entry. Spray all around steps, porches, foundation and even windows and doors. Make sure you are keeping your eyes open for any cracks. You should then seal off these places with caulk or whatever filler you prefer.
Always store your food carefully. The smell of food is what ends up attracting pests into your home. You need to take out the garbage if it is full. Pests also like the smell of trash.
Repair all of your screens if flying insects are prevalent in your area. Screens not only protect your home from flying insects, they also help keep crawling insects from infiltrating your home. If your screens have holes in them, get them fixed so that bugs cannot enter.
Have an ant infestation? Borax and sugar can help you eliminate them. They will be attracted to the sugar, but the borax will be deadly. All you need is a cup of both sugar and borax and a jar. Make some holes in the jar so you can sprinkle the mixture where you have seen pest.
It’s time to tackle your pest problem head on and get rid of them once and for all. You are the powerful one in this situation; use that power. Identify the kind of pest you are dealing with, and pick a solution that is adapted to your problem for best results.