Keeping a home clean and hygienic is what everyone prioritizes, but as simple as this sounds, it is quite rocky and very demanding. If you are not careful enough, there are so many pests and bugs such as ants, termites, spiders, etc. which can spread dreadful infections, making your place unhygienic, dirty and, of course, eat up your furniture as well.
There are two ways, either you call up pest cleaner service or, to save cost, you can do the following things yourself, and trust they are very easily manageable. Let’s explore both the option, so sit tight and let us help you by giving you a few dos and don’ts on how to control pest at home. So, keep reading to find some useful tips:
DO’S OF PEST CONTROL
#1 BUY REPELLER:
It is very common to get a few pests, but don’t worry. Just invest in some amount and buy the best ultrasonic pest repeller to get rid of all the rest in no time. If you get strong and good ones, all of your pesticides will die quickly, then all you need is to clean up the mess. This isn’t one time, do it frequently, maybe once a week, to keep your house nice, clean, and pest-free.
#2 COVER THE WINDOWS:
It is good to feel fresh air throughout the day, but you must have constant fear in the back of the mind that if flies or mosquitoes might attack. Well, in that case, put some sort of net to your windows. This way, flies won’t be able to enter, and you’ll have fresh air coming in as well. Keep your doors shut. If you have any broken windows, get it fixed. This is one of the effective ways to prevent pesticides.
#3 KEEP YOUR OUTDDOR CLEAN:
If you have gardens or even plants in your house, keep them clean and check them by using pest rejects. Don’t leave any of the pits in your garden. Fill them up with soil or water. Keep watering plants, cut your grass regularly, and maintain your garden always. If you have a fish pond, fountain, or swimming pool, then change their water regularly to avoid water contamination, which might breed different kinds of pesticides. Always play safe by keeping your outdoor clean and hygienic.
#4 CALL A PROFESSIONAL:
Cleaning the mess is not a cup of tea for everyone, we understand, so the last suggestion is to simply call a professional and seek help. There will be tons of agencies in your area. Just search up on google, and you’ll find one. They might charge you a lot but, they know the dynamics of it. They will work safely and thoroughly, so you don’t need to worry. Just sit back and relax.
DON’TS OF PEST CONTROL
#1: NEVER EVER LEAVE YOUR KITCHEN DIRTY:
Yes, it is understandable that after dinner, you may feel tired or rather lazy to clean up the mess you did while preparing dinner, but do you know it is very important to avoid pests’ engagement? Pests usually occur in the dirt. Food particles attract smelly, damp areas. You don’t wish to invite pest to your home now, don’t you? Therefore, always clean the slabs, stove, wash the dishes before sleeping.
#2: NEVER LET WATER TO STAND:
It is very common for your sinks to get clogged, and water may stand, but don’t let this happen. Unclog and let your water drain. Pests like mosquitoes are born and mostly attracted to stagnant water. These mosquitoes could be dangerous and may cause infection, so why risk it? Just get a nice drainage system in your house and always unclog your sinks in kitchens and bathroom, then you are good to go.
#3: NEVER KEEP YOUR FRUIT BASKET OUT:
Fruits and vegetables are quite sensitive, and they get bitter and rotten very soon. Keep them in the fridge for them to last longer, or else if you will keep them on your table, they’ll get overripe soon, and over the night, they will attract different kinds of flies and mosquitoes to your house. So, take precautions and try to keep your fruit basket in the fridge.
#4 DON’T HOLD ON TO YOUR GARBAGE:
They’ll be tons of things you put in the garbage bin. They can either dry or liquid garbage. Either way, never keep your garbage over the night. Put a huge garbage disposal bag into your bin and take that disposal out every night and dump it on your street bin. Dirt tracts pest like cockroaches, termites which are very difficult to get rid of.
THE FINAL VERDICT:
There are many other ways, but we’ve focused on just the main points. There’s a saying, keep yourself and the surrounding clean, so you can view the world from a different angle.