Common Household Pests And How To Get Rid Of Them

It’s common to find a few tiny creepy crawly insects now and then in your home. The real problem starts when you notice insects more frequently in your home. This is when you need to find out the source of the increased number of insects and how to eliminate them once and for all. The common misconception that people have is that, in order to get rid of such pesky insects one has to bombard their living space with chemical or toxic fumes. These pesky insects can range from annoying house flies to pet fleas or silverfish that you find in your bathrooms. You surely do not need to purchase any expensive sprays or powders to make a stop for these insects, a perfect DIY bug repellent is all what you need. Before we begin, always remember that prevention is the best form of control in terms of the rise of insects. It is due to some fact from your side is the sole reason that these pesky insects are there in the first place. Here are some those pesky insects that seem to invest in our homes and ways that you can easily get rid of them with less or no hassle.

The critty cockroaches

These little fellows whom are super fast can easily outrun you in large numbers and this can happen in a matter of days. If you have just witnessed an increase number of cockroach spotting all you need is boric acid to get rid of these creatures for good. You can obtain boric acid from your local drug store. If you are moving into a new house make sure to conduct pest and building inspections that will help you determine if you are having a pest problem. Sprinkle this boric acid under sinks and fridge as these are known as the hiding spots for these critters. Another effective method is the placement of bay leaves around your home to prevent them from entering your homes. Soapy water is another effective method to kill them on the spot if you happen to see them.

Fleas that linger in pets

Most people call up the professional services of residential pest control services to eliminate such infestations. However these are rather expensive and not many can afford such services. If you have pets in your home then there is a possibility that there can be fleas infested in your home.

In order to get rid of fleas in your house carpet, sprinkle baking soda and salt and leave it over night. The next day simply vacuum the residue. Spray a light coat of lemon juice diluted with water to your pet as a prevention of fleas.