Homeowners find pests to be annoying. These annoying critters can take over your home during extremely inconvenient times. When pests appear, there are many things you can do. This article will discuss several approaches in pest control that can help you solve your pest problems.
Vacuum every rug you own to remove pests. You’ll rid your living room and kitchen of insects by sweeping them up. You should toss the bag afterwards.
DO you have a fruit fly issue? Your drain could be causing your pest problem. Source which drain is of particular concern for the fruit flies and place a piece of plastic wrap over it to see if they appear there. If fruit flies still appear, scrub around your drain after pouring boiling water. This will stop the breeding of the fruit flies.
Sticky traps are useful for catching brown recluse spiders. These spiders are poisonous and hard to reach using chemicals. At night, they come out of their hiding spots so they can search for food. Put these traps along your walls as well as behind your furniture so you can trap them.
If you want to know for sure that termites are infesting your home, get a trained dog to sniff them out, not just a human. Humans can verify that only a portion of your house is termite free. A well-trained, termite sniffing dog can find all of them. Dogs cannot be beat. The reason that dogs can do this is because they can smell methane gas which occurs when termites destroy wood.
Do you have ants in your home? Use a mix of borax and sugar to eradicate them. Sugar attracts them while the borax kills them. All you need is a cup of both sugar and borax and a jar. Put holes in your lid, and then sprinkle it along your home’s foundation.
Nowadays, you have many choices when it comes to pest control. No matter which method you choose, you have to make sure it’s safe around your family. While eliminating pests is important, your family’s safety is more important.