For many of you insects and rodents are far more mild problems at your homes. Rodent mice can easily contaminate food surfaces due to their bacteria-laden feces which causes food poisoning. Or perhaps termites and insects that destroys wood crafted structures that cause $5 billion dollars in structural damages annually in the U.S. Also we have these particular beetles and moths that can turn our wool and fur clothing that we value into 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.
Now these pesky pests and rodents have different behaviors, food requirement, and a shelter to hide. Targeting these factors directly, you can control their movement on your home and even free your home from pest and rodents.
Plastic wrappers and paper bags are no match to withstand the teeth of rodents the same with ants and insects. Stored food should be kept in hard plastic type of containers or glass container perhaps that have a tight fit lid. Be sure to include pet food (if you have any) be also kept in sealed tight containers because these are mice’s favorite.
Anything we throw in the garbage can allures pest, rodent and insects to feast all of it. 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. Also do not forget to close the lid of garbage cans to prevent the entry of these pests and rodents.
We have mentioned early that pest requires moisture to be able to survive. 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. That is why plumbing system should also 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. Inspect your pantry or any space stored with food and check for any possible presence of beetles and moth that may have entered.
In conclusion, may these tips in pest control be a help in dealing these pest at home. For professional help check the internet for a pest control near you.