5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your
Pest have become a common menace in our home hence there
is need to control them. Whenever your house is infested
with pest, the first thing that usually comes into your mind
is how to effectively control them. To effectively control
pest in your home or farm, you must have some skills or else
you will find yourself using a lot of money buying more
pesticide. It is true that you can use small pesticide to
get ride of many pest in your house. Here am going to
provide you with 5 tips on how to get the most out of your
pest control to help you save money while at the same time
to get the desired results.
· Ensure you house is clean and dry.
Most pests come to your house because they are attracted by
food and water. Therefore the first thing to do is to ensure
that you start making your home less enticing to pests.
You can start by:
1. Wiping up spills with soap and water
2. Emptying all the garbage cans daily
3. Keep all fruits in the fridge especially those
that are ripped.
4. Sweep or vacuum your floors regularly.
5. Ensure that kitchen and bathroom areas are kept as
dry as possible. Don't let stagnant water to accumulate in
6. If you have a pet, ensure that you comb it
regularly with flea comp and also wash its bedding
· Seal entryways
You should ensure that new invaders are denied access by
sealing off all potential entry point. Seal any crevices and
cracks in cupboards, sinks, pipes, baseboards, toilets,
electrical outlets and ducts with a silicone caulk. You can
also place screen just in front of cooling and heating vents
and repair any holes that may exist. Keep stacked firewood,
vegetation and other debris away from exterior of your home
so that pests don't find a way to climb up and come inside
· Trim all tress and bushes that are near your home
This is another way to ensure that pest stay away from your
house is by trimming your bushes, shrubs and trees so that
they touch the house. Bushes are ideal breeding ground for
most pests hence by clearing the bushes, you will help to
control them from breeding .If you have flowers around your
house, ensure that they are regularly pruned to actually
minimize the survival chance of pests.
· Apply relevant pesticides and insecticides around your
Once you have starved all pests around your house, surely,
there is no chance that they are going to survive. But it is
recommended that you spread pesticide or insecticide, to
ensure that actually no pest survives. You should be very
careful when applying the pesticide. Make sure that you
don't expose your family into any danger because of careless
spreading of pesticide. Pesticides are very toxic chemicals
and can cause very serious health problem if it is not
properly used. Make sure that you spread the pesticide in
all major hiding area of pests to ensure that they don't
come back again.
· Consult experts
It is recommended that you consult experts before you use
any pesticides or insecticides. This is because you might
use the wrong pesticide thus getting wrong results .A pest
control expert will advice you on the right pesticide and
also show you how to correctly apply it.