Things To Know About Rats & Pest Control

Pest control is something that everyone must deal with in their homes at some point in time. Whether it is ants, mosquitoes, mice or raccoons rifling through your garbage finding effective means to get rid of insects is important to every homeowner as well as every apartment dweller.

Trace the water to its source. Look for leaks in the roof, especially around chimneys, plumbing vents, and attic vents – anything that penetrates the roof sheathing. Quite often the roof flashing is defective and needs replacement. If the sheathing (either boards, plywood, or composite board) along the lower edge of the roof is soaked and you can see a corresponding accumulation of ice on top of the roof, ice damming is occurring. This means that water is backing up under the shingles. Shingles are designed only to shed water running down, not up. Ice damming is covered at the end of this guide.

Spearmint and peppermint are also good pesticides. Just ensure that you take care with these as they can spread very easily. Dealing with cabbage worms or red spider mites is very easy with oil Geranium. Keep potato bugs away with Horseradish. Hyssop will keep your cabbages and grape arbors free from a good number of insects. Just make sure that you don’t plant it near your radishes since they go well together.

Silica gel is a desiccant. The term gel is a misnomer because they are actually beads that absorb moisture from the air and are hard and brittle. Ordinary silica gel is clear and it contains silicon dioxide. Some varieties contain aluminum oxide or alumina (a material similar to sandpaper).

All discontinuities should be inspected and sealed if necessary. Look for bypasses.They are major air passages from any floor into the attic. Dropped ceilings in the room below will often conceal a direct connection to the attic. Concrete block party walls between row houses often move house air into the attic.

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13.) Do wash linens and bedclothes in the hottest water available. Store clean blankets and pajamas in giant Ziplock bags. Change into fresh clothing every time you get into bed. A bedbug can easily hitch a ride from your couch to your bed using your favorite robe as a vehicle.

While cleaning infested areas will be helpful in controlling bed bugs, getting rid of them usually requires professional treatments. Because treating your bed and bedroom with insecticides can be harmful, it is important to use products that can be used safely in bedrooms. Hire an experienced pest control professional for bug extermination. A bed bug professional knows the strategies, techniques and products which can be used effectively and safely to eliminate these bugs.

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