Your home has been redesigned to your specifications, and you are in high spirit. But there is one disconcerting issue that you should remember: pest control.
Pests are wild plants or insects that negatively affect humans, their food or their living areas. There are many different pests with mixed effects on human.
How do you prevent your home from their attack and save your money?
-arrange your home
A messy home offers an appropriate breeding ground for pests. Ants, mice, cockroaches, spiders and other pests hide and multiply in these areas. Arrange your home nicely and throw away trash that could act as pest hiding grounds.
-ensure all cracks and crevices are sealed
Pests like hiding in cracks and crawling back when you are away. Consequently, these are entry points for pests. Some of these pests like bed bugs hide on beds appearing when you are asleep. Identifying and fixing these small cracks will keep them out of your home. Besides, the cracks can result in wall damage putting more pressure on your wallet.
-burn all the card boards
Card boards are a favorite hiding place for cockroaches. Avoid discarding empty cartons in the compound as you will be creating a breeding and hiding place for many more pests.
-practice proper food storage practice
Food provides the pests with the energy necessary for thriving and breeding. Depriving them of these vital requirement leads to their death and ultimate absence from your home. Store food remnants in well-closed containers and discard them appropriately.
Use of insecticides comes in handy after all the above preventive actions have failed. Use the permitted pesticide that leaves no residuals and have no adverse effects on human.
-pest control expert
If the home has a large infestation or you have run out of options, it’s advisable to consult the pest control experts. These are specialists who deal with a large area of pest infestation eliminating them. Also, they offer advice on pest control practices.