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The insects peeking from the window and slowly sliding inside your house could be a big-time problem for you. The spiders, reptiles such as lizards and mosquitoes are quite dangerous for human health. There are several utilities using which these insects could be prevented. However the most popular and most efficient among all is the screen windows.

With Monsoon on, mosquitoes will be out in full force looking for barbecues and parties to ruin. Mosquitoes can hatch and begin looking for prey in less than a week. Take a few tips from these home remedies and you might just make it through monsoon.

Zika virus disease is an emerging viral disease transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. This is the same mosquito that is known to transmit infections like dengue and chikungunya. This virus is presence in 22 countries and can lead to a number of problems if contacted. The question is that why India should be concerned about the Zika virus.

These are many room fresheners available on the market in the forms of sprays, scented candles, pot pourri etc., but synthetic fragrance often contain VOCs (Volatile Organic compounds) that are harmful to your health. Also, plug in mosquito repellents are essentially a pesticide type called pyrethoid and contain the chemical allethrin with an added synthetic fragrance, both are harmful in large doses. Natural options like essential oils are a green alternative to chemical room fresheners and bug repellents and can be as effective when used correctly while sparing you and your family an unnecessary dose of noxious chemicals. While large scale, established bug infestations will definitely need the attention of a pest control professional and are best addressed as soon as possible, handle the everyday nuisance of pests like mosquitoes, moths and flies with these DIY alternatives at home, for a naturally sweeter smelling, fresh home.