Advice On How To Control Pesky Pests

Is your house being invaded by pests? If you do, do not panic. You can get this problem under control if you just educate yourself. You may be able to perform it yourself. Use the advice below to help you get a handle on your pest issues.

Plug holes that pests, like mice, can enter using steel wool. This metal is too strong for their teeth. Any opening bigger than half an inch should be plugged. Rodents can slip through very small openings.

You can kill stinging insects around your home with hairspray. In addition to killing existing bugs, it also repels future ones.

If you need to make doubly sure that no termites remain in your home, use a termite-sniffing dog to check for the presence of termites. A person can only tell you what he sees. Not so with a dog! A well-trained dog will ascertain the safety …

Watch Out for Winter Pests

At the start of a new year, thoughts tend to be about keeping warm and what you want to achieve. Your mental wanderings are unlikely to land on pest problems and local pest control services unless you discover that your property is the winter residence of choice for rats and mice, cockroaches, flies, wasps, hornets, squirrels or woodworm.

Picture of a Rat Indoors at Winter

Local pest control firms are kept busy all year long; many people make the error of assuming that pest problems are minimised or cease altogether when the cold weather arrives. However, this is the time when several outdoor inhabitants take their opportunity to gain access to a warm, secure, quiet space in a loft, cellar, outbuilding, cavity walls and even a compost heap.

Humans seek cosiness, a ready food supply and comfort and pests are equally disinclined to spend time in atrocious weather and scavenging for food. A property repair that’s been …