Types of Pests and Controlling Methods

HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS” – this idiom tells us that people long to be at home because it is the place where you get solace and peace of mind.  At home you have all the things that you want and all the members whom you love. Unfortunately sometimes some unwanted members may also make home there. These unwanted members are the pests and bugs. You find them in every corner of your house and they stay there happily making their own dwellings.
To get rid of them today we have some pest control techniques. 

1. Bed Bug Control Method :


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First find out if your home is infested with Bed Bugs . If confirmed then One of the common type pest controls for bedbugs is the use of repellents in affected areas of the house. This could be liquid spray or tablets available in the market.
However they are very poisonous. Some of the precaution methods to be used when applying by self. Do not try if do not know the entire process. It is  highly recommended is to hire a professional for Bed Bug control treatment.

2. Cockroach, Mosquitoes, Spider Control Method :


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Insects love food and greasy places and wet areas, hence we more often find them in our Kitchen and bathrooms first and slowly spreading to entire house. Treatment is very much required to control the same. Keep your house clean, get a professional home cleaning done every 4 months to avoid infection to your house.

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The next one is spray. Sprays are used on a variety of pests and bugs like mosquitoes, spiders, cockroaches and so on. The spray can be directly sprayed on the population. It is like and instant solution. 

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Fogs are also used if there is recurring appearance of the insects.  This is done by Hiring a well trained Pest Control professional team and While carrying out a fog treatment it is highly recommended to vacate the place and then carry out the work. 

3. Termites Control methods :


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Termites cause billions of dollars in damage each year. They primarily feed on wood, but also damage paper, books, insulation, and even swimming pool liners and filtration systems. Termites can injure living trees and shrubs, but more often are a secondary invader of woody plants already in decline.

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Ridding a home of termites requires special skills. A knowledge of building construction is needed to identify the critical areas where termites are likely to enter. Many of these potential points of entry are hidden and difficult to access.
Termite control also utilizes specialised equipment such as masonry drills, pumps, large-capacity tanks, and soil treatment rods. A typical treatment may involve hundreds of gallons of a liquid pesticide, known as a termiticide, injected into the ground alongside the foundation, beneath concrete slabs, and within foundation walls.
In short, termite treatment is a job for professionals. Hiring Termite control Professional makes sense.

4. Rodent control Methods :

Rodent control is a major issue for many homeowners. Rats and mice have the ability to transfer diseases, contaminate food and cause structural damage. 

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Preventing access to Shelter and food is only the first step to keeping rodents out of your home. The most effective method requires a multi-step pest approach. A number of traps and baits are also available. However, these methods can be dangerous and need to be used correctly to be effective. Therefore, they should not be employed without the help of a pest control professional. Ensuring that your home is not a welcoming place for rats or mice will help make any other form of control more effective. But using a single method alone is not enough. 

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