Have you come across some evidence that something is getting into your pantry? Do you listen to scurrying during the night when trying to sleep? You may well have an infestation of pests. There is great advice in this article about getting rid of pests.
Use steel wool to fill up mouse holes. Even though mice can chew through quite a few things, these aren’t able to be chewed with their teeth. Any opening larger than a half inch should be stuffed. Remember that rodents can get through very tiny openings.
Keep your rugs and carpet vacuumed. You are sure to grab bugs and ants throughout the house. Dispose of the bag when done.
Start out at the beginning. Your first step is to eliminate the pests’ food source. Pests enter homes when they find water, food, or shelter to use. Search for and eliminate leaks, exposed food and structural damage that allows pests to enter your home.
Before you purchase a home, have it checked out by a reputable pest control company. There are some signs of pests that are easy to see. Others do not become apparent until you spend some uninterrupted time at home.
Is your home overrun with ants? A simple combination of borax and sugar will eradicate them. The sugar will attract your pests while the borax kills them. To create this mixture, get yourself a quart jar, and use a cup of sugar and a cup of borax. Punch some holes in the top to make a sprinkler and distribute the mixture around the foundation outside and the baseboards inside.
One pest that is known for being hard to eliminate is fleas. Thankfully, you can use several methods for eliminating fleas and their eggs. The first thing to do is to thoroughly vacuum everyday, than spray the area with a good flea spray. You must dump your vacuum or throw away the bag each time you vacuum your whole house.
The advice in this article will allow you to stop worrying about pests. Use the advice above to get those pests out. You will soon be able to rest easy in the knowledge that your home is now a pest-free zone.