Have you found insects in the pantry? When laying in bed, is there a sound coming from your ceiling? You may well have an infestation of pests. Eliminate pests with the knowledge you have gained from this article.
If you’re dealing with the spider known as the brown recluse, sticky traps can catch them. These dangerous spiders frequent dark corners that can be difficult to get to with chemical pesticides. They do need to come out in the night to look for something to eat. You will be more likely to get them if you put traps behind your furniture and along walls.
Spray a perimeter spray around your home to keep bugs out. Spray all around steps, porches, foundation and even windows and doors. Always look for cracks around the perimeter of the house. Use caulk or another filler to seal the gaps.
It is very difficult to get rid of bedbugs. Bedbugs can hibernate an entire year. Any open holes in your home should be sealed. They will not be able to hide in these spots.
Always seal your foods well when you are finished with them. Pests often have very good senses of smell, so leaving the container open can attract them by smell. It is important not to let your trash linger in the barrel too long. Pests love the smell of trash.
Do you have a lot of ants around? Combat it with a mixture of borax and sugar. The scent of the sugar will draw them into the deadly borax. Get a jar, and mix borax and sugar in equal quantities. Place holes in that lid, then sprinkle it along your foundation and baseboards.
It is wonderful to have light outside but it might bring bugs. If you must have outdoor lighting, try using bulbs that are pink, yellow or orange in tint, as these tend to attract pests much less.
Now, you should be ready to get rid of those pests that are costing you a good night’s sleep. Put your knowledge into practice and get rid of the bugs! Though it could take awhile, you’ll be able to rest without having to worry about pests taking over.