So, you’ve noticed rodent droppings, gnawed wood or itchy spots appearing on your skin and are now worried that you may be dealing with a pest problem. Try not to worry too much, because getting rid of an infestation is almost as easy as an infestation occurring in the first place! Each household may deal with a different type of pest, such as mice, rats, cockroaches, mosquitoes, and termites, to name a few of the most common rodents and critters. A number of things can contribute to an infestation and by making yourself aware of the appearance, habitats and life cycles of various pests, controlling them will be a whole lot easier. Read on to find out a bit more about how you can prevent unwanted guests from entering your premises.
Try Out Some DIY Methods
Preventative procedures can do the world of good for a property that is infested with roaches, termites, mice and other uninvited guests, so why not give it a go? It can actually be quite fun to indulge in a spot of DIY and when you see results, you’re guaranteed to feel a sense of pride that you accomplished your mission! Some examples of effective DIY methods include wiping down wet surfaces, fixing leaky pipes and faucets, using a trash can that has a lid and wiping countertops with an all-purpose antibacterial cleaning solution.
The Dangers of Chemicals and Poisons
Despite the fact that a lot of pest control companies will choose to use chemicals and poisons to eliminate huge infestations, the natural option is always better. Chemicals and poisons will undoubtedly kill the pest, but inhaling toxic fumes could harm you and whoever else occupies the household. Instead, try to keep bugs at bay by using essential oils to deter them. Some earth-friendly options include lemon eucalyptus, citronella, peppermint, tea tree and lavender.
Hire a Trusted Pest Control Specialist
When things really get out of control, you shouldn’t hesitate to call in the experts. A pest control specialist will be trained in all aspects of pest control and so will know the best methods for banishing every type of critter or rodent. With their help and the use of natural repellents, the chances of further infestations happening will reduce. Be wise when choosing who to work with though, because the pest removal company should have positive reviews and offer a broad selection of services, such as traps, repellents and chemical pest control.
Pink Pest Services offer free quotes before pest removal begins. Call the licensed and insured team on 1300 132 062 today.