While you might enjoy going out and traveling to places, it is an undeniable fact that pests are trying to get in. They’re not all trying to grab a snack from your kitchen, many emerge from winter hiding once temperatures rise and begin looking for food and water.
How do you keep the pests at bay?
Here are some natural remedies to keep pests away from your property:
Ants- Ants are one of the most frequent home invaders and one of the easiest to deal with in a sweet-smelling, natural way. You can also cut cucumber in small slices and place them on the likely entry point of ants in your kitchen. Bitter cucumber slices works better. If you don’t have the above-mentioned remedies, soap water spray works good against ants.
Mosquitoes- If you want a mosquito-free surrounding, you can consider lemon. Lemon grass, lemon-scented Pelargoniums (commonly sold as scented geraniums) and lemon balm are some of the ones you can keep in pots or in the garden. Lemon balm is a mint and like all mints, you’ll never have to think about it again after planting except maybe to cut it back to keep it under control. Speaking of mint, rubbing it on your skin is also an effective way to repel biting bugs.
Furthermore, it is very necessary to keep your surroundings airy and clean, take concrete measures to remove standing water sources where , mosquitoes might nest in.
Flies- The best way to keep away flies is to keep your house and surroundings clean and neat. In both kitchen and bathroom keep the drains free and clean of debris. Small sachets of mint leaves in crushed form can be placed around the home to restrict flies entering your house.
Cockroaches- We use many products available in the market to keep away roaches. The best way to keep them out of your kitchen is to keep your kitchen clean and very neat. Soap solution spray can instantly kill cockroaches if sprayed directly.
In both kitchen and bathroom keep the drains free and clean of debris. And make sure your garbage cans and compost bin lids are fit securely not only to keep insects away but four-legged pests.
However, if the pests get out of hand, it is just appropriate to admit that you need the help of experts in removing them from your property. Call Bob on 0407 065 413 for all of your pest concerns TODAY. Or go to our site A1 Pest Control Canberra for further information and education.