Are you fed up with pests running rampant in your house? Maybe you even have a pest control service come out quarterly or monthly, but it just isn’t doing the trick? You’d probably like to handle the problem on your own before calling for professional help. Keep reading to learn more about different alternatives and pest control methods you can use yourself.
Start from where the starting line is. Your first step is to eliminate the pests’ food source. Pests are probably attracted to your home because there is a source of water, available food, and adequate shelter. Fix any leaks, seal any cracks, and remove scraps of food that pests may eat.
A trained dog can help sniff out the termites in your home. Human termite inspectors cannot verify that your entire home is safe from termites. In fact, these inspectors can only claim up to one-third is safe. A termite-sniffing dog, on the other hand, can detect termites anywhere in your home. The seek methane gases that come from the termites’ wood eating process.
Have you recently gotten rid of a bedbug infestation? If so, then do not assume your problem is gone. Bedbugs can lay in wait for an entire year without eating. This is the reason it is important to close off all holes in your home’s walls and floors. The bugs won’t have anywhere to hide when their sanctuary is sealed off.
It is important to have your home checked for pests on a regular basis. Subterranean termites can cause a lot of damage before you see any signs of their existence. Have someone inspect any basements or crawl spaces in your home.
Now you ought to feel powerful. Get into action, and plan that attack against the bugs. Your home will soon be pest-free thanks to your hard work. Use these tips to rid your home of these pests right away! You don’t need them to be a problem anymore.