Many people agrees that insects and rodents are a serious problem at home. As rodent mice contaminate our food with their bacteria hampered wastes that cause’s food poisoning. Or maybe termites and other wood destroying insects that greatly damages wooden made structures which also causes $5 billion dollars’ worth of structural damages in the United States of America annually. Some may be certain beetles or moths that can turn any valuable wool, fur clothing perhaps, and rugs into pile of dust Also we also would not forget these critters like cockroaches, bed bugs, fleas, flesh flies, mosquitoes and many more that we eagerly not want 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. By simply targeting these factors, you can manipulate their movement and even prevent them infest your home.
Plastic wrappers and paper bags are no match to withstand the teeth of rodents the same with ants and insects. Food products must be stored and kept in hard plastic containers or glass containers (if available) with an airtight lid. Also do not forget to include pet food that are also targeted by mice, keep them in a cool, dry and sealed containers.
Almost everything you put in the garbage can are alluring for rodents, insects and pest. Hence, rodents and pesky cockroaches love a close proximity of food source from your warm home. Then it is best to always keep a ten feet proximity of garbage can from your home. Due to this pest and rodents will not associate with the trash and with your house and will look for another place to infest. Always to close the lids of garbage cans to avoid entry of these pests and rodents.
It was mentioned above that moisture is a factor of their survival. As an example a mosquito would look for a stagnant water supply to lay her eggs and where it will grow maturely, then it repeats the cycle. With that in mind, your home plumbing system should be checked for any leaking pipes. Also check the seals of bathtubs, toilets and sinks for a possible 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.
Therefore these are all the helpful tips that may prevent you home be infested with pests. You can also browse the internet for professional residential pest control for these pest.