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Easy Do it Yourself Pest Control Tips

By Stella Richard Subscribe to RSS | November 25th 2011 | Views:
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Until the recent times, there weren’t many easy and safe pest control options for homeowners to take care of on their own. Either the tools required such as pesticides and insecticides were extremely toxic or they could not used without the help of special equipment such as pesticide guns and protective gear.

Is it Safe to take Pest Controlling Measures on my own?

Now, the market has a sufficient number of tools that are available for specific types of insects that are common guests at typical households. These pest control tools are much safer and can be easily handled by commoners without any professional expertise.

For larger pests, there are array of traps and baits that can be laid out and they also prove to be quite cost effective. These items are easily available on the internet and even in the local stores.

What should be my Approach?

A typical do it yourself pest control exercise will expect your efforts to be focused on getting rid of ants, bedbugs, dust mites, cockroaches, fleas, mosquitoes, and even garden pests. It is strongly recommended that you take on a quarterly basis

A quarterly pest control quintessentially would consist of spraying and dusting the entire exterior as well as interior perimeter of your home and garden space. This would be sufficient to get rid of control insects such as spiders but in case of cockroaches and fleas, one would require employing insect growth regulators.

Where Do I Start?

The correct approach to an effective do it yourself pest control exercise is first to make a comprehensive assessment of the pests that are the biggest trouble makers in your household.

This will help you plan your pest control activities and decide on what tools and equipments to employ.

What are my Options?

1. Exterior Spray Application:

This includes the treatment of exterior portions of the household. Special impetus must be given to doors, windows, frames and other nooks and crannies from where pests can get access into the house hold.

2. Interior Spray and Dust Application:

Interior treatment may not be as extensive as the previous step. Here you need to make sure you have sufficiently treated the inside of the doors, windows, frames and even the corners of the room and other corners of furniture pieces such as beds, wardrobes etc.

How Will I Benefit from this?

The results of a regular pest control will be evident almost immediately especially with the control of growth in common household pests. Many are likely to disappear entirely and some infestations may decrease substantially.

Stella Richard - About Author:
Get more inquiries about Pest Control for creating an organic and insect free eco-system in your garden and home.

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