Keep Your House Bug Free With These 5 Pest Control Tips!

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Pests are a nuisance and a common problem for homeowners across Adelaide. Different bugs and pests come in different shapes and sizes – from ants to possums, chances are that you don’t want pests in your home. Rodents, insects, critters and creepy crawlies don’t belong in the home as they are annoying and can create unsanitary conditions for your family. Mosquitos bite; spiders, bees and wasps can sting; termites damage the house and belongings; rodents and cockroaches can carry diseases. While there are plenty of pest control treatments available nowadays, prevention is always better than a cure. Taking precautionary measures and following some steps can help keep pesky pests out of your house. Please continue reading for tips to clear your home and keep it pest-free as we share some of the tried and tested tips to protect yourself from an infestation.

Tip 1: Make your house clutter-free: Any unwanted clutter around your home is an open invitation to pests. Pests are known to be attracted to unused objects such as wood, cardboard, paper so declutter your house to keep pests away. Make sure to dispose of all the waste products properly before unwanted pests can take residence, grow in numbers, and cause a full-blown infestation before you know it!

Tip 2: Keep things clean and tidy: A dirty home is an inviting breeding ground for pests and you must keep your house and surroundings clean to avoid any pest infestation. Keep your house clean by vacuuming the carpets, upholstery, and floors regularly. Take time to clean floors, sweep, mop and wipe down surfaces using cleaning sprays and solutions. This will help keep the most common pest infestations at bay by removing any garbage or food from around the house. Make sure to clean up spills as soon as they occur so you can avoid attracting cockroaches or ants into your house.

Keep your rubbish bins clean and bring them in as leaving them out for too long can be an open invitation to pests and bugs. Additionally, pay special attention to your kitchen sink and regularly clean all the waste food that you are throwing in that keeps accumulating in the drainpipes. Pests love waste food so making sure you keep the kitchen area and dining room clean will significantly reduce the chances of unwanted pests entering your home.

Tip 3: Block all pests’ entry points to your home: This is the first line of defence against common household pests – make your home pest-proof and deny them entry in the first place. If you have poorly sealed doors and windows, cracks in walls and floorboards, it will be easier for pests to gain entry. Seal them up as soon as possible since tiny pests can easily find their way into your home through these openings and gaps.

Tip 4: Clean any standing water: Standing water in your home is exactly what pests need to find a comfortable place to live and grow. Rodents and insects thrive in standing water and when they find it they will keep coming back for more. Try to keep the kitchen and bathroom area as dry as possible and for any leaking pipes and hot water tanks get them fixed as soon as possible to avoid puddles of water.

Tip 5: Get the help of a pest control Adelaide service: The foolproof way to keep your home pest-free is to hire a local pest control service. The pest experts will come to your house and eliminate both bugs and rodents. Pest control professionals use sprays and traps that won’t harm you or your family and can make a plan to suit your pest problems. This personalised plan will deal with your pest problems permanently.

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