No matter if you have rats, bees or roaches, pests in the house are always a nightmare. It can be expensive to get an exterminator to remove them. You should be able to eliminate pests on your own. This article will teach you how to do just that.
Do fruit flies start coming back after you get rid of them? The issue may be your drain. Place some plastic wrap on a drain to see if small flies or other bugs appear. If the fruit flies return, boil some water and pour it down the drain, then scrub the drain thoroughly. This should rid your drains of fruit flies.
Spraying bees, wasps, and hornets with hairspray can be a good way to kill them. Hairspray contains may chemicals that can destroy these insects. In addition, the scent of hairspray can prevent more of these insects from coming into your home.
Spray a perimeter spray around your home to keep bugs out. Apply this spray on the foundation, the porch, steps and on doors and windows as well. Look for cracks and small holes through which pests could enter your home. Seal up these places with fillers like caulk.
Get an exterminator with a trained termite dog to find out if there are termites in your home. Human inspectors are only able to detect about 33% of the termites around your home. Trained dogs are able to check all of the house. They will notice methane gas, which can come from termites consuming the wood in your home.
Always store your food carefully. The scent that comes from your food can attract all different types of pests. You don’t need to provide pests with something they like. Don’t let trash sit for long periods in the kitchen. Take it outside promptly. Pests love the smell of trash.
As mentioned at the start of this piece, any kind of pest can create real havoc in one’s house. Since it can cost a lot to hire an exterminator, you ought to learn what you can about ridding your home of them yourself. Put the above tips to use so that you can have a home free of pests.