Interesting Pest Control Advice You Need To Hear

posted on 23 May 2015 12:41 by floweryrainbow769
Do you have a pest problem in your home? If so, then you are probably aware of just how difficult it can be to eliminate them. You can end up spending an awful lot of time and money to alleviate the problem. Apply this advice, and control the pests before they get out of control.

Plug holes that pests, like mice, can enter using steel wool. Although rodents can gnaw through a lot of different materials, they are not strong enough discover this to chew the metal strands from steel wool. Stuff any opening that is bigger than one half inch. Animals can get through very small openings.

Do you have a fruit fly problem? The issue may lie in your drain. Place some plastic wrap on a drain to see if small flies or other bugs appear. If they do have fruit flies, pour boiling water down the drain to destroy them. Doing this should get rid of the fruit flies completely.

To prevent insects from getting in your home, spray the outside of it with perimeter spray. In addition to the foundation, you should spray porches, patios, steps and around windows and doors. Look for cracks that pests can use as an entrance to your home. Use caulk or another filler to seal the gaps.

Bedbugs can be very difficult to get rid of because they have a tendency to hide. Be sure to seal off any open holes prior to attempting any extermination. Thus, you can prevent bugs from escaping after your efforts are concluded.

Are you having problems with ants around the house? Eliminate them with borax and sugar. While they are attracted to the sugar, they will be killed by the borax. A cup of borax and a cup of sugar will do it. Put some holes in the top of the lid to make it easy to sprinkle.

As mentioned before, attracting pests is often much simpler than eliminating them. Now, you are armed with the advice you need. If you already have a problem that you can't deal with on your own, consider hiring an exterminator.