Ants and gnats are annoying and a hassle to get rid of in homes; but before you start using harsh chemicals to finish the job, here are a few alternative methods for eliminating those pests.
The best pest control is exclusion. That means sealing all nooks and crannies in your home where insects and other pests may enter.
Another way to block bugs from entering your home is a screen mesh. If you don’t have them installed in your windows or doors, consider adding them. The installation is easy and quick; it is also easy to change mesh screens to glass later on in the cold seasons.
Wet and damp environments around your home attract many insects; this explains why ants find their way into your homes when it rains. So try to keep gutters and downspouts clear so rain can sweep those pests away. Maintaining tree and shrub trimmings provide ventilation and eliminate insects’ attraction.
Electronic Bug Control
There are numerous electronic products that can help you control all types of pests that get into your home.
Most electronic products aren't harmful to humans or the environment and they aren’t that expensive. It is always smart to do your homework ahead of time and see which products targets your pest problem and then compare prices.
What To Do About Termites
Termites are always a big problem because of the harm they can cause to your home, and you should call in the professionals to take care of the problem.
Controlling pests can be easy but it does take patience; pests don’t disappear overnight. Professionals can take care of the job but keep in mind an exterminator’s service is not always inexpensive. However, once he comes, you won’t have to deal with the problem for months to years.
What pest problems have you had and what tips do you recommend?