Welcome to my site about pest control. I'm Miranda Maloney. Although many people fuss loudly about the presence of spiders in the home, these creatures often clear out the bugs that cause far worse problems. Spiders consume beetles, cockroaches, moths and other pests that wreak havoc throughout the house. Thankfully, however, you can hire a pest control professional to eliminate bugs in your home if you do not want to co-habitate with spiders. In fact, pest control professionals can eliminate the spiders as well. I will share information about pest control tactics, both natural and commercial, on this site. Please follow along to learn more.
If you find that you have rodents in your home, you may initially be grossed out, but the time to get rid of them is now. You need to act as soon as possible because rodents are known for carrying terrible diseases. Mice fecal pellets are known to have hantavirus while the fleas on rats are also known to carry terrible diseases, so you shouldn't hesitate to kill them as soon as possible. There are a few things that you are going to want to do when you start trying to rid yourself of the little beasties. Here are just a few tips for making your home rodent free.
Traps And Poison
Traps and poison can be extremely useful in the killing of mice or rats. Poison is effective but you do need to be careful because with poison, a rat may have the energy to run off into the wall and die, leaving you trying to find the rotting rat. However, with a trap you will be able to throw away the culprit. When trapping mice and rats it is very important that you set them in an area where they have been before. Look for signs of the rodents such as fecal pellets or stains on the floor board. Set the trap perpendicular to the floorboard with the bait away from the board.
Something that is likely to make your home much less attractive to the rodents is a deep clean. Not a tidying up, but a deep clean for the ages. You should try to clean out all of your cupboards and your pantry. Mop your floors and dust everything up. A good deep clean is going to make your home much less attractive to the rodents. Just another tip for cleaning, you should try to use a cleaner that is citrus or cedar scented as these scents keep pests away much better than most other scents.
Perhaps you are just wanting to get rid of the rodents as fast as possible and you do not want to think about how to kill them. Well, you should consider hiring a rodent pest control company to come in and kill the rodents. These will be professionally trained technicians that understand how rodents and other pests think. They will be able to track down the rodents and kill them without delay. Talk with professionals in your area to find a service that fits your lifestyle and budget.