Exploring The Benefits Of Hiring Pest Control Experts

Exploring The Benefits Of Hiring Pest Control Experts

Return Of The Living Space Invaders: Pest Control Solutions

Evan Patterson

Summer may bring the occasional fly or mosquito into your indoor living spaces, but it's the arrival of Autumn's chill along with diminishing outdoor food sources that brings an influx of unwelcome guests into your home.

Prevention is the best method of dealing with pests, so it's better to prepare your home for possible pest infestations that to fight them inside your home.

How to Keep Ants Out of Your Home

You may awaken one morning to find a trail of ants leading from a window or doorway and into your kitchen trash can or another source of accessible food. While insect sprays will kill the ants that are present and dissuade them from using that access area, they will merely find another entry point and try again.

You can deter them from entering the exterior of your home by using diatomaceous earth along the walls, doors, and windowsills. It is a powder made from crushed shells that causes any creature with an exoskeleton to dehydrate upon exposure.

DIatomaceous earth is completely harmless to pets and animals, but it has the consistency of flour so it can be messy for indoor use. It is only effective when kept dry, so multiple applications may be nessecary for ants that don't get the message upon first contact.

How to Minimize Spider Infeststions

Spiders need to eat too, and when the outdoor insect population dwindles, they must come indoors to spin their webs and hope for a catch. Just as you don't like to walk into a spider web, the spider is also less than thrilled, so indoor spiders tend to build webs in less traveled areas.

This means reducing clutter in your living spaces, then giving your entire home a thorough vacuuming. If your home has a vibrant spider population, you may need to vacuum more often and get rid of some clutter instead of just rearranging it.

How to Deter Rodents From Entering Your Home

Although rodents will enter your home through available openings such as dryer and exhaust vents, they will gladly make their own openings by chewing through the corners of wooden exterior floors. They only need a very small hole, because they are able to contort the bodies to fit through seemingly impassible apertures.

Cover all exterior openings with metallic screen such as wire cloth, and install a metal kickplate on the exterior side of vulnerable wooden doors.

Rodents will come inside your home if there are available food sources, so all food must be stored in glass or metal containers. Pet food is a big enticement for rodents because of its often constant availability, so it must also be removed after pets are fed. No food means no rodents.

Of course, pests may still slip through your defenses and invade your home, but you must be mindful of the use of poisons, especially if children or vulnerable adults reside there. It may be best to call a pest control professional to remove these uninvitedguests from your home. For more information, contact companies like Chem-Wise Ecological Pest Management.


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Hi there, my name is Taylor Stone. Ant problems do not just go away on their own. I thought that keeping my home clean would eliminate ants from the premises after they stopped finding food lying about. Boy was I wrong about that. The ants kept streaming inside the home in tiny lines that caused me great distress. The ants went into my pantry and even tried to go into the fridge. I eventually had to call in pest control experts to remove these critters from the vicinity. I was astonished at how quickly and efficiently the pest control experts worked to resolve this trying problem. They got more done in a few weeks than I could accomplish in a year's time. I hope to share the benefits of hiring a pest control expert immediately upon noticing a problem. Thank you.