Unhealthy plants can be the result of an untreated pest problem. Although ridding your garden of pests is not easy, it is something that you must do. Use the pest control ideas that follow, and you will win the war.
Steel wool can be used to blockage hole that mice can crawl through to enter your house. The steel wool makes it nearly impossible for rodents to chew through. You need to stuff all openings that are bigger than one half of an inch. Rodents can slip through very small openings.
If you have a brown recluse spider issue, try catching them using sticky traps. These poisonous spiders hide in deep recesses that are difficult to reach with chemicals. They look for food at night. You will be more likely to get them if you put traps behind your furniture and along walls.
If you need to make doubly sure that no termites remain in your home, use a termite-sniffing dog to check for the presence of termites. If an inspector checks your house on his own, he is only able to confirm that you are about one-third free of termites. A well-trained dog will ascertain the safety of your entire home. The reason that dogs can do this is because they can smell methane gas which occurs when termites destroy wood.
If you have a water leak, fix it. Pests love to find those water sources. You would be surprised how far away they can be yet they know of your water drip. Don’t cause your own pest invasion. Some simple work on your part can prevent pests in your home.
Although having your garden overrun by pests is very annoying, it can interfere with you and your family’s health if the problem gets too out of hand. Since this is the case, this problem is something that you must take on as soon as possible. The information you just read is what you need to get started on your search and destroy mission to eliminate the pests in your yard and garden.