As far as pest control, no one method works for everyone. Instead, every insect and rodent requires a different method of eradication. You will find out some great information by reading this article.
If you have a issue with spiders, such as the brown recluse, use some traps. Brown recluses can be very difficult to get to due to where they reside. They look for food at night. Key areas for placing traps are behind furniture and on walls.
Want to know whether or not termites are in your home? Have a trained dog locate them. Don’t rely on another human being. If an inspector checks your house on his own, he is only able to confirm that you are about one-third free of termites. Trained termite sniffing dogs can check your home out completely. The seek methane gases that come from the termites’ wood eating process.
Struggling with ants? Use borax and sugar to terminate them. While they are attracted to the sugar, they will be killed by the borax. Just mix a single cup of sugar and one of borax. Sprinkle the mixture along the foundation and baseboards of the home.
Fleas can be very difficult to expel, but there are things that can be done to rid your home of them. First, vacuum every day and use flea sprays. Do not forget to discard your vacuum bag when you finished vacuuming your home.
No matter whether you can see signs of infestation or not, have the entire residence examined anyway. If any part of your house is underground, subterranean termites may eat some of your home that you aren’t in that often. Damp basements, closets and crawl spaces should be evaluated to ensure that no infestation has occurred.
Are you the owner of a camper or travel trailer? If so, this is a prime target for rodents. There are natural repellents out there that can discourage them. Smaller bags of repellent can smell good and do not have a poisonous effect, yet can keep mice away.
If you have cats and dogs, never use rat poison. If a dog or cat catches the sick rodent or starts playing with one that’s dead, it may consume the poison too. Also, you will want to avoid this if you have babies or young children around the house. Kids might think the pellets are candy.
Now that you have a bit of information, it should be much easier to make headway against the critters invading your home. Just remember the advice in this article and implement it as a means to finally get rid of those darn pests. When the pests are gone, you will be pleased.