For many of you insects and rodents are far more mild problems at your homes. As rodent mice contaminate our food with their bacteria hampered wastes that cause’s food poisoning. Perhaps some termites or other wood destroying insects that infest wooden structures and cause some damages, in the United States of America about $5 billion dollars’ worth of structural damages per year caused by this pest. Some may be certain beetles or moths that can turn any valuable wool, fur clothing perhaps, and rugs into pile of dust Then we have these critters like cockroaches, fleas, bed bugs, flesh flies, mosquitoes and many more that we certainly not to have in our homes.
Well, all these pest and rodents have their own unique and distinct behaviors also different types of food requirement and shelter. Directly targeting these factors you can control their movement within the house or even prevent from infesting your home from them.
Rodent’s teeth can pierce easily through paper bags and plastics same with ants and any tiny insects that may target it. Food products must be stored and kept in hard plastic containers or glass containers (if available) with an airtight lid. Always do not forget pet food are also target by these pests, better off include them and be kept in airtight containers.
Almost everything you put in the garbage can are alluring for rodents, insects and pest. Thus, these rodents and cockroaches would enjoy a good proximity of a food source to your cozy home. Then it is best to always keep a ten feet proximity of garbage can from your home. Because of that, these pest and rodent will look away and look for a close proximity food source from a house. Always to close the lids of garbage cans to avoid entry of these pests and rodents.
We mentioned earlier that pests requisite the need of moisture to be able to live. Now we have mosquitoes that requires a standing water to be able to lay its eggs and there it will grow and mature, then repeats the cycle. Due to that, your plumbing system should be checked for leaked pipes. Include the seals of bathtub, sinks and water closet be checked for possibility of leaks. Reseal old seals from these fixtures to avoid infestations.
Always vacuum the carpets or any furniture especially if you have pets that may possible pick-up fleas from outside. Also have habit of frequently checking your food storage for any sign of entry of beetles, moths and other pests.
In conclusion, may these tips in pest control be a help in dealing these pest at home. You can also browse the internet for professional residential pest control for these pest.