The home is never sufficiently safe from harmful insects, such as cockroaches, fleas and ants. These little creatures harm our well-being and our quality of life, which is why it is necessary to exterminate them. They can pose a health risk and be dangerous to your family and kids. Therefore here are some ways to remove pests naturally.
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Don't bother to spray your home and garden with insecticides and pesticides to get rid of pests. The essential oils used to drive out the unwanted from the house. It suffices to sprinkle an object with a few drops which will help deter them. To fight against moths, for example, slip a porous stone sprinkled with essential oil of lavender or eucalyptus. As for the ants, pour an essence made from lemongrass, mint or eucalyptus in a potpourri. The scents will keep them far away from your home. You can also use essential oils of lavender, orange peel and peppermint to repel flies. For fleas, make your own natural repellant by steeping lemon pieces in boiling water overnight.
Pheromone traps are often used to exterminate pests. Moths can be eliminated using these devices. The contaminated ant transmits it to its whole troop. Among the most common and environmentally friendly insect traps, there are other things you can use too. You can make traps for flies, mosquitoes and other flying insects. For cockroaches, there are sticky papers that you can place in strategic places, such as the underside of the dresser or cabinet. The insects stick to the surface without being able to escape. This type of trap is easy to make. Coat a few cardboard boxes with white craft glue to make your own cockroach trap. If you want to call in the professionals if you have a mouse problem, we don’t blame you! You can find a mouse control professional easily online.
Simple and inexpensive, diatomaceous earth or baking soda dehydrates insects. Sprinkle it in places where insects pass so that they can feed on it. After a few hours, all you have to do is pick up and throw away what is left. You can also mix boric acid with condensed sweetened milk. Place a few droplets in corners infested with insects. Repeat this every three weeks for two months to be sure to exterminate the pests. Afterall, if you can use items that are non-toxic, you are keeping your family even more safe. Chemicals in bug sprays can irritate allergies further.
We can't say it enough, keep your house clean! Clean your kitchen with boric acid diluted in soapy water every week. Place cotton balls soaked in essential oils next to your pipes and make sure there are no leaks. Your trash should be emptied daily without leaving any traces of food in it. A lot of bugs don't like cleanliness as there is nothing for them to feed on. Therefore, maintain a good home and it will serve you well.
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