Fall Brings Unwanted Pests Into Homes
It's Easier To Keep Them Out Than Get Them Out
Homeowners start taking steps towards pest management so that everything stays under control. Here are a few do it yourself pest control ideas which are surely going to help you, especially in taking care of your garden pests.
Remove Pest Habitats:
This needs to be your first task in do it yourself pest control routine. You need to carry out an inspection of the exterior section of your home and garden to locate all habitats for garden pests. These are usually the places which offer pests shelter, food and moisture, helping them prosper and grow. These provide a resting place and a place for pests to reproduce. Food scraps and the trash should always be covered so that rodents and mice do not feed around them or are attracted to your home in search of these areas.
Keep Your Garden and Lawn Clean:
Pests breed in dirty and damp places. Pest management starts with cleaning accumulated debris, gutters, removing soiled leaves from the garden, removing debris and keeping the lawn area completely dry and clean. Moisture and water should not be allowed to collect in any section of the garden.
Keep vacuuming regularly so that fleas and other insects are removed completely. Vacuuming ensures that you remove their larvae and eggs too which can get removed only by vacuuming. Regular vacuuming every day for at least a month will ensure that fleas do not come back again. This is one do it yourself pest control technique which is very important and needs to be done on a regular basis for efficient pest management.
Get Rid Of Dampness, Moisture:
Pest management involves getting rid of standing water, ensuring that damp areas are dry and all water damaged material is removed as these places tend to attract insects and help them breed. Any leaky tap or plumbing needs to be repaired as soon as possible. Homeowners need to ensure that plants are not excessively watered or plates are not left under the houseplants where insects might breed.
Treat Using Pest Control Products:
You should treat all exterior surfaces of your home with pest control products. You need to treat all exterior surfaces, especially the walls and other areas where pests can hide. You should ideally treat lawns, walkways and soil which are close to your home. As a pest management measure you should spray every place around the doors and window frames, every corner around your home and sections behind gutters and in different openings of your home.
With all these pet control measures in place, you will be able to keep all insects and pests away from your home and enjoy the beauty of fall!
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Todd J. Snively
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