If you’ve got pests, it may seem like you’ll never get rid of them. You may feel they are breeding wildly, despite your best efforts. It’s time to put those pests in their place with the tips in this article.
To eliminate pest problems indoors, vacuum every rug in your home. You will sweep up pests living in the carpeting. Put the vacuum bag in a plastic bag and set it in the sun for a day. Then throw it away.
A perimeter spray will discourage pests from getting too close to your home. Spray around windows and doors, porches and steps and your foundation. Make sure you are keeping your eyes open for any cracks. Use caulk or the right kind of filler to seal these areas.
Is your home overrun with ants? A simple combination of borax and sugar will eradicate them. The sugar will attract the pest, but the borax is going to kill bugs and small rodents. To create the mixture, get a jar the size of a quart and mix one cup borax and one of sugar. Punch some holes in the top to make a sprinkler and distribute the mixture around the foundation outside and the baseboards inside.
Don’t allow pools of standing water to form near your home. Pests are very attracted to standing water. Search for leaky pipes and make sure your plants’ trays are clean. When you remove the water from you home, the pests will have a hard time living there.
It isn’t easy to eliminate pests. It can take months to years to completely eliminate some of them. Utilize the advice you’ve just read in order to permanently eliminate pests. It will be nice knowing you can go to sleep without worrying something is going to crawl on you during the night.