When dealing with unwanted pests and insects at home or businesses , it is important to get pest control on time and save buildings, fabrics, clothes and food items from the damage. For a long lasting impact of pest control it is necessary to take immediate measures and contact a local expert in taking preventive measures and control.
Pests are usually a large number or group of insects that causes infestation-leading to damage with diseases and outbreak growth of the insects at your home.
The reason you may come across pests at your home can be
- Unhygienic conditions
- Cracks at sidings and windows
- Seasonal and weather change
- Loss of habitat of the pests
- Availability of food and water for such organisms
Attraction for the pests
You may see an influx in pests in your surroundings due to changing weather, however your home may be providing them essentials to sustain life, and these can be:
- Easy access to shelter
Pests like ants or mice can easily get access to indoor shelter through opened cracks, holes, windows, pipes and sewer lines. Pests such as rodents and roaches may be growing a family in your garage’s cardboard boxes which attracts flies and other feasting insects.
- Availability of food
Mere crumbs which have not been cleaned for ages is enough for rodents to survive for months. Leftover unattended food with a pet food tray may be another reason for pest growth.
Pest removal includes insects and animals such as mice, raccoons, rats, squirrels, bug bites, wasps and ants. These are major kinds that cause damage to buildings and may be a reason for infection.
Methods to control pests
Depending on the species,
To control them:
- Use traps and baiting
- Acids and killer solutions
- Closing and clearing out holes and cracks
- Maintaining a clean environment
For a pest infestation odor from pet waste, food bowls or garbage containers can be the reason. For their removal contact pest control experts or use other methods that can be done eliminating existing shelter areas and then use traps and baiting systems to control them. The traps such as sticky, snake or electric ones can be used, these should be placed in rodent activity areas so catching them is easy.
You can cut off their habitat from your home and fill holes, gaps, and pipelines where these rats might be living.
The dirtier the home or place is, the more chances roaches might attack and build a habitat in your places. Dirty dishes, leftover crumbs, garbage and dirt attract roaches to build their space- especially in the kitchen.
They not only cause various diseases but carry out infection and problems for health. Contact a pro to deal with the invasion or use different possible methods.
- Thoroughly clean your house and maintain check for leftovers and garbage’s
- Use boric acid
- Store baits and traps
Baits hide insecticides in the food source, which on ingesting kills the roach. Spread these under cans and shelf areas.
- Liquid concentrates
Diluted liquid can be sprayed on cracks and shelter places of the roaches which will eventually kill them.
Before a big invasion of pests takes place at your home, make sure to keep surroundings clean and contact a local examiner to assess your pest attack situation. It is important to control the pest growth so any disease or health concern along with damage can be avoided.