Do you have annoying pests in and around your home? Are they out of control? Your quality of life can be affected negatively by these pests. Depending on what kind you have, they can also cause sanitary and health problems. This article contains tips to help you keep your home pest-free.
One way that you are able to kill bees, wasps or hornets that live around you is to spray them with hairspray. Many chemicals inside this spray will eliminate the bugs where they’re standing and its scent will prevent any new ones from coming.
If you are dealing with bedbugs, be wary. Bedbugs are able to go without eating for up to a year. Use putty to close any opening in the walls or floors of your home. This makes it impossible for bedbugs to hide.
That same outdoor lighting you use to keep intruders away at night, or light the path for your guests, may also be attracting pests. Use light bulbs that emit a tint of orange, pink or yellow for outdoor lighting because bugs are not attracted to them.
Solutions to pest and bug problems are just around the corner. See a home improvement store nearby to ask the pros in there how to get rid of pests. They know what kinds of pesticides will work on the specific pests that are plaguing your home.
Millions are spent on pest control each year. But you can solve most issues yourself for little money if you are proactive enough. Use the advice offered above to help you gain control over your pest problems. If you can eradicate the problem early, you will not need to call in expensive exterminators. Work hard and be consistent in controlling pests in your home, and you can succeed in maintaining a clean, healthy home for you and your family.