Pests that have entered do not like to leave. You may end up spending a lot of money and time trying to rid yourself of them. Use the advice described here to solve your pest problem before it gets any worse.
You cannot afford to waste any time once you find out your home is infested. Put your valuable belongings in safe places and call an exterminator as soon as possible. If the exterminator you called cannot come to your home within the next couple of days, keep looking for another available professional.
Keep your home as clean as possible. Even though this will not keep pests away, you at least will not be giving them an incentive to stick around. Many pests can smell food from a good distance away. If you want to do whatever you can to reduce your pest problem you should be diligent in keeping your house tidy.
If you are dealing with a stink bug invasion, try to minimize your use of outdoor lights. These pests are drawn to the brightness, so they will move closer to your house when the lights are on, giving them more opportunities to find their way in. Furthermore, draw your blinds in the evening so the light from inside your home does not attract them.
Mix equal parts of sugar and borax together for an all natural pest control. Place the concoction into a glass jar and punch holes in the lid for a reusable container. Sprinkle the all-natural product along the outside of your house. Ants will be attracted to the concoction and will carry it back to their nest effectively ridding your home of ants.
If you have a water leak, fix it promptly. Water is an attraction for a lot of pests. They are able to spot drips from far away. Don’t contribute to your pest invasion. Preventative measures can do so much.
If you spot bugs or pest in an apartment complex, you need to complain to your landlord immediately. You will not successfully eradicate the pest if you take action by yourself. The only way to get rid of pest is to treat the entire apartment complex at once, which means residents might have to stay somewhere else for a few days.
An effective solution for pest control is an electronic pest repellant. You plug these little devices in every room, and they make a tiny buzzing sound that keeps rodents away. Although they are audible to humans, they are not harmful to humans or pets in anyway. Rodents dislike the noise and won’t stay in that area.
Remove dead trees and shrubbery. If you let these dead plants just sit around, you are begging for pests to hang out around your home. Instead, be proactive and remove them the minute you can. If it’s not a full tree, but simply a few branches, cut them off immediately.
As previously stated, it’s easier to prevent pest than eliminate them. Hopefully, you know enough to keep pest away now. If the problem is major, you may need a professional.