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No matter if you have rodents, bugs, or roaches, it can be hard to deal with living with bugs. And it is not always cheap to get outside help to eradicate them. That’s a very good reason for learning to eradicate pests yourself. This article can teach you how.

An easy way to control pests around your home is to always put food in air tight containers. Bugs are attracted all kinds of human food. When you reduce the access to this food by placing in air tight containers, you will reduce the chances of having a pest control problem.

When you are not using food, be sure it is properly sealed. The scent that comes from your food can attract all different types of pests. You don’t need to provide pests with something they like. When the trash is full, take it out immediately. Trash is yet another source of alluring smells for the pests and should be avoided at all costs.

It is crucial that you fix any broken screens in your home if your issue is with flying insects. Flying pests can get through screens that are not functional. Fix or replace any holes or tears in your screens to seal off pests.

Stink bugs are persistent pests, so focus on your outdoor area to help eradicate the problem. Keep your bushes trimmed and make sure that firewood is stored well away from your home. Thirty feet from the dwelling is appropriate, if you have the space. In addition, the firewood needs to be kept just off the ground (about six inches).

As mentioned at the start of this piece, any kind of pest can create real havoc in one’s house. Try getting rid of the pest yourself before spending your money on a professional exterminator. Apply the advice from this article and you’ll be on your way to a pest-free home.

 

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