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A do-it-yourself guide to pest control



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Pests like ants, spiders, flies, cockroaches, rats, and termites have a tendency to destroy property and adversely affect your health. The regular visit of pest control service provider can help keep a check on these enemies of your home. However, you can take the control in your hands and employ effective do-it-yourself techniques to drive those invading pests away.

Starting with mosquitoes, there is a wide range of mosquito repellents in the market that you can equip yourself with. ThermaCell mosquito repellant device is a TV remote sized appliance powered by butane, which is an effective mosquito controller for outdoors. It relieves you from the stinking smell present in other pesticides. The lantern by ThermaCell is another helpful option to fry the mosquitoes. Mosquito Deleto by Coleman is an effective mosquito trap. Combination of spray insecticides along with mosquito repellents act as double shield and very effectively ward off mosquitoes.

Bed bugs can be done away effectively with some of the control products like Gentrol Aerosol, D-Force HPX and organic pesticide like Kleen Free, which uses a mixture of enzymes to exterminate bed bugs. Another preventive solution is to encase the mattresses in bug-proof covers.

Rat traps baited with peanut butter and contraptions that attract rats in a box and kill with electric current are effective rat relievers. Even after ridding your home off rats, you also need to clean the home from its marks and nests. It is necessary to remove and clean the place of rats nest off germs.

Scent of citrus fruits act as effective repellent against spiders. Peels of lemon and orange can be placed at critical places in kitchen and rooms to keep spiders away from there. A spray can be developed by the cocktail of chilly pepper oil and vinegar. This spray when sprayed on web forces the spider to permanently leave that location.

Cockroaches are one of the most disturbing and dirty pests in any place home or office. They can be effectively killed through many do-it-yourself options. Ultra MaxAttrax contains boric acid and it is a fast cockroach destroyer gel, it is very effective in reaching the hiding places of roaches. A non-chemical option is to use Victor UltraSonic which repels roaches and other pests by generating a high-frequency sound. Raid Egg Stop stops roach eggs from developing and it also sterilizes roaches.

Hence, it is an effective way to exterminate roaches from the root. Regular cleansing of garbage and under-portion of sinks keeps a regular control over cockroaches. Termites cause heavy loss to furniture and wooden property. Effective solution to termite problems can be Prufe Injectors from Copper Brite, United Kill Foam and Bonide Control Concentrate. Effective controls are based upon concepts of termites to carry the bait inside their colonies and then kill the population. Ants can be baited on the same line and exterminated. Flies can be kept in control by some precautions.

Garbage is the biggest attraction for flies. Hence the prevention should be initiated from garbage. Use lid covered bins and clean the bins regularly. One can effectively control the pest population by using set of precautions in combination with control measures.
Get the latest information on pest control & prevention. Learn about effective do-it-yourself methods, & how to maintain a pest-free home year-round. Visit Pest Exterminator for pest control and know how to get rid of bed bugs.

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