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Essential tips to keep pests away
Essential tips to keep pests away

Essential tips to keep pests away

pest control services    Nov 15,2017

The heavy rain has flooded the streets, and the abandoned localities, which restricts it to the confines of your home, but umbrellas, raincoats and staying inside with a cup of coffee or tea are not all necessary precautions. While we all enjoy the rains after the hot, humid summers of the Indian subcontinent, the monsoons put us in the spotlight with torrential downpours and, sometimes, problems that we forget to anticipate each time.

 

Homes are a safe haven for you and your loved ones, but they also serve as the perfect refuge for pests such as mosquitoes and cockroaches. It is important to keep your home free of these pests and the diseases they carry. With flooded streets becoming an opportunity for deadly diseases to make the rounds, infectious diseases spread by these pests have received an open invitation. Communicable diseases such as malaria, chikungunya, and dengue become realistic health hazards.

 

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Having said that, let's be honest, it's almost impossible to keep the pests completely out of your home. No matter what you do, there will always be some insects that will find a way to your house. But you can make life difficult for them! Spend a little time on the domestic maintenance and cleaning tasks mentioned below, and the possibilities for greater Insect infestation can be greatly reduced. When you try to do a pest test in your house, you must do this elementary thing: prevent insects and spiders from entering and eliminate the pest habitat in your home.

 

Install screens on all doors and windows and any other holes and hold them

 

screens on all doors

 

If you do not have mesh doors in your home, it's time to keep them now. Fix or improve any broken window. Use a fine mesh to prevent everyone except the smallest insects from entering your home.

 
 
Block all the doors

 

door blocks

 

If air and light can pass, insects may appear. Keep tight entrances and door sweeps at the base of the exterior doors. Use the door seals to fill the space around the sides and up each door, too. Close the openings in the base of your house, the outer walls and the fascia boards. Any opening on the outside walls of your home is a welcome sign for insects. Take a clogged tube and inspect your house from the highest point to the lowest part of your home. Close any crack you find.

 
 
Turn off service lines and vents for appliances

 

block service lines

 

All kinds of insects enter your home through small gaps around the dryer vent, gas line or even the telephone line. Be sure to seal cracks on the outside of your home. Mice, squirrels, raccoons, and sometimes even birds, can find prosperous places in crawl spaces and attics, if barricades are not established, keep them away. Sometimes these animals carry mites, fleas or other pests that will then infest their home and then disease will follow.

 
 
Eliminate clutter

 

clutter

 

A crowded house is a paradise for insects because they need good hiding places. Throw boxes and newspapers you do not need. Keep dirty clothes in hampers.

 
 
Rinse your cans thoroughly

 

rinse cans

 

Your recycling can is a buffet for insects. Soft drink cans, beer bottles, and pet food can attract insects if they do not rinse well.

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