Pests elimination are necessary as pests are nasty things because they not only bother you but are great sourcing of spread several diseases in humans and animals. Everyone wants to get rid of these tiny invaders and search the ways to eradicate of pest.
There are more than ten quintillions insects on the earth. Though they are not only tried to get food from your kitchen and home, many emerge from winter hibernation once temperature rise and they begin to look for water and food.
What you can do to inside and outside of your home to keep roaches, cockroaches, ants and, other little buggers at bay. Here are some simple ways to keep a pest-free home.
Keep your eyes on Pest
Insects can appear anywhere mosquitos can fly, cockroaches can survive in water as well as on land, but they can’t materialize out of anywhere. You should look for warning signs and problems to stop them.
Ants hate smells so you can use vinegar and water mixture for cleaning of your kitchen racks and cupboards. Firewoods can be home of termites and ants so store wood away from home. Standing water can be breeding place of mosquitoes.
Clean all pots and discard all standing water which either you have stored or it created naturally through the rain. Yards with a bird bath, sets of tires and swings, fire pits and treehouses and basin that can recycle water should be checked regularly and removed water from them. Keep your shrubs and branches trim and well-groomed so bugs can’t make a home on them.
Cleanness is the key
Cleanness can keep your home pest-free. Many pest, cockroaches, bugs came because of the presence of dumping material present in the home. Keep your kitchen and bathroom clean to keep pest away. Swipe any crumbs and food residues immediately from the kitchen.
For wasp elimination, you should always avoid hosing wasps as this can make them more destructive. Instead, aim to remove the nest by hiring an expert eradicator.
Vacuum regularly and make sure your bins are sealed and covered. Cockroaches hate lights, so try to away clutter areas where bugs can stay. Repair anything that creates points of entry like loose weather stripping or window screens and fill small cracks.
Water and food loved by pest. You should pack your snakes and sealed the bottles tightly. Keep fresh fruits in the refrigerator to stay away from bugs like fruit flies. And don’t forget to clean and dry pet bowls they are one of a great place for pest breeding.
Check if any the leakage area under the sink this is a favorite place for cockroaches because they love water that’s why they are called water bugs.
Eliminate rodent pest
Rodents like mice are nasty pest they carry many diseases to get rid of mice we can make some traps from them. Through trapping of glue, the cage we can kill them. You should seal all holes and small opening because they live in holes. Clean your kitchen and cover bins regularly.
Getting rid of cockroaches can be easy with the same ingredients that are present in your home.
You can make a weapon against cockroaches by mixing something like coca power or sugar with diatomaceous earth or borax after mixing spread this mixture where cockroaches are present.
Mosquito’s loves the marshy and humid area and came in humid weather. They can carry many diseases like gangue, malaria, West Nile virus, so it’s the best way to take preventive measures. Eliminate standing water and tall grass which is the breading points of mosquitoes.
Consult Pest management
We can’t get rid all pest without taking help from pest professional. We can eliminate only some typical pest our home-based techniques not work on some nasty pest like termites we have to use some advance techniques of professionals as we know that pest acquires immunity quickly against medications so if you find some unusual pest at your home don’t depend on the single and typical methods of eradication.
You should consult a licensed pest management consultant immediately they will look after the situation and suggest the best way to get rid of pest. Through these preventive measures, we can get rid of pest of your home.
Author: Ahsan Shabbir Department of Plant Pathology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.