Pest Control 101: Everything You Need To Know

Do you notice critters running rampant in the house at night? Do you hear noises at night that you cannot identify? Pest control is a very serious issue for renters and owners alike that will never go away on its own. The article below contains pest control tips you can use to make your home yours again.

Steel wool can be used to blockage hole that mice can crawl through to enter your house. Even though mice can chew through quite a few things, these aren’t able to be chewed with their teeth. Any opening bigger than half an inch should be plugged. Remember, these pests can fit through very tiny openings.

Gather all the throw rugs you have and sweep them well in order to keep pests down. This gets rid of the ants and some bugs that get in your living room rugs. Change the bag of your vacuum cleaner on a regular basis.

Once you eliminate fruit flies, do they seem to keep returning? They may be living in your sink drains. Tape over it with some plastic wrap for a couple of days and look for any fruit flies that may pop up. If you do see them, some boiling hot water poured into the drain and a brisk scrub should eliminate them once and for all. This is the best way to get rid of fruit flies.

Try using hairspray to get rid of bees, hornets, or wasps. The spray contains chemicals that will kill bugs and scents that prevent their return.

Regardless of if you are a homeowner or a renter, you have a vested interest in keeping insects and rodents away. Learn how to eliminate them entirely by using this information. You ought to live in a home without worrying about pests taking over, so act now.

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