Most preferably, the safest way to get rid of pests is to take expert help, call your local pest control service. But in case, things haven’t gotten out of your hands at your place, you can try out these control tips stave off pests and keep your home disease-free and neat!
The Top Tips for Effective Pest Control
While you may get comfortable coexisting with these little critters in our homes, you need to say your
goodbyes before it takes a toll on your health.
Not just a nuisance, pests are also a real threat to you and your family's health. Pests not only damage
your property but also spread pernicious infections. So it is upon you how you deal with this problem, by
yourself or by hiring a pest control service.
Most preferably, the safest way to get rid of pests is to take expert help, call your local pest control
service. But in case, things haven't gotten out of your hands at your place, you can try out these control
tips stave off pests and keep your home disease-free and neat!
Block the key entrances
First of all, you need to make it difficult for insects to even find an entrance to your home. Inspect all
your screens for holes, doors and windows for gaps and carry out repairs and fix stainless steel nets on
your windows to prevent flies and mosquitoes from coming in.
Clean your kitchen after every time you cook, for crumbs on your counter or floor, wipe your counters,
sweep your floors, put leftovers away immediately and take out the trash regularly. Cleaning AFTER pest
control is also very necessary to ensure your house doesn’t get infested again.
Standing water is a big no!
Getting rid of standing water is the first step to prevent mosquitoes. Standing water is a breeding
ground for mosquitoes and an invitation for them to start a family. The same goes for kitchen utensils,
ensure there is absolutely no stagnant water anywhere near or in your house.
Clean your bathroom
Keep your bathrooms clean and dry. Use a toilet cleaner to clean every alternate day, wash the sink
weekly, keep the shower curtain dry and free of moss, unclog the drain (if clogged with hair) and is
always covered and keep the buckets dry when not being used.
Maintain the yard
Avoid overgrowth that is perfect for pests and their retreats by regular landscaping, trimming and
removal of weed. Prune the plants daily to avoid bushy and wild growth.
Don't let fruits overripe
Fruits and vegetables, when overripe, attract fruits flies and you don't want that headache especially.
Keep ripe fruits in the fridge. Overripe vegetables and fruits can even entice bigger and nastier carriers
of germs like house flies, ants and cockroaches which are hard to get rid of.
Termites and Wood!
Don't give termites a free way into your house. If you store firewood, keep it as far away from your
house as five feet minimum distance.
Regular garbage disposal
Throw biodegradable garbage out in every 24 hours. Accumulation of litter can cause rodent and
Get rid of the things you don’t need
Regular decluttering is as important as any other step. Objects like unwanted boxes, plastics wares or
any other old item only serve as a shelter for pests like spiders and cockroaches. If yo no longer need
something, throw it out.
Keep items of external use outside
Objects that are exclusively meant for gardening purposes, shouldn't be welcomed indoors. Bringing
them inside may bring in many unsolicited pests into the house as well.
Pest Control Service
A professional pest control company can provide more protection than you can on your own, as there
are ample things you can do to try and prevent pests around your home, but things are always different
and better with professional help involved.
We can help you get rid of all pests in your home – with a guarantee!