11 Dec

Useful Pest control methods for home

We all suffering from the pests and insects at home, for this a Tacoma pest control company for your home is the only answer to get rid of these pests from home. These pests and insects are lurking around walls and spread dirtiness all around in the home. Pest control is the method of using pesticides that are chemicals that are helpful to kills pests. These pesticides include insecticides rodenticides, herbicides, and fungicides. The pests and insects found at the home in the form of flies, mosquitoes, cockroaches, bed bugs, etc.

There are many pest control services available which are professional and guaranteed for pest control. But these professional workers charge fine enough money for this service. Everyone can easily try it at home by using safe insecticides from the supermarkets and hardware store. But be careful while using these insecticides if they are miss used they can cause health issues. Here we are brought some useful pest control methods for home. These pest control methods include.

Control the entering;

1st step to control the pests is to control their entering into your home. To control pests of the home is easily control if we restrict their entry into the home. Here are some ways and suggestions to control their entry into home;

  • Cracks and holes should seal which are outside the house including cracks on main entry point or door of the house, and pipes.
  • Well-trimmed the tree branches and shrubberies and keep them away from the house.
  • Your basements, attics, and crawls spaces should be ventilated and always be dry.
  • Sealed containers should be used to store garbage and dispose of them regularly.
  • Repair the damaged roof and damage furniture because some pests are specific to the wood.
  • Firewoods are always stored at least 20 feet away from the house at the height of at least five inches from the ground.
  • You should call a pest control specialist for further advice and betterment if needed.

These are some steps or tips that you can do by you self. However even after applying these all precaution pests can enter your home accidently or knowingly. Here are some home remedies to control pests of home. These tips will help you to control pest using your skills and home things.

Tips to control pests:

  • First you should have the knowledge of the home pest. Here is the list of important home pests.
  • Ants, including Carpenter Ants
  • Asian Lady Beetles
  • Bees/Wasps/Hornets Nests
  • Boxelder Bugs
  • Centipedes/Millipedes
  • Cockroaches
  • Crickets
  • Mice and Rats
  • Pantry Pests
  • Silverfish
  • Sow bugs
  • Spiders
  • Water bugs
  • Bed Bugs
  • Fleas
  • Mosquitoes
  • Ticks / Mites

Using chemicals to control pest only is not fact, you can control pest by using your kitchen things or herbs. Some herbs are best to control pest in the home. These herbs can be found in your kitchen, or you may buy them from the market. Followings are plants or herbs that are used for pest control.

  • Artemisia
  •  Basil
  •  Bee Balm
  •  Borage
  •  Catnip
  •  Chives
  •  Dahlias
  •  Dill

By using these herbs, you can control pests at home.