Pests are one of the major problems we face in our home on day to day basis. Either we want it that way or not, those pests are just living around us both in home and our immediate environment. And one thing is obvious, we can’t just eliminate them completely out of our environment.
There are common pests found in most of the places, either insects or rodents, and these include the like of cockroaches, termites, ants, rats, mosquitoes, spiders etc. These pests we are talking about come with handy of different kind of diseases no family will want to welcome. Some of the diseases include malaria, typhoid, dengue, dysentery, allergies, hantavirus just to mention few. All these diseases mention above and others, can be dangerous an deadly. Therefore, it is very important to prevent those pests from getting into or get rid of them if it happened that they are present in our home in possible ways.
At first, lets assume that the pests are not really present in our home right away. As we know that it will be very best to prevent those pests from getting right. There are many ways in which this can be done. You can get start by first checking out the facade outside the house in order to discover if their is any crack. The reason is that insect pests burrow, crawl in and out of any founded crack, and in turn they may gain entrance into our home it care is not really taking. Beside this, you will need to check out for any broken screens at the windows, vent and chimney, try to replace immediately if any one found.
Also, it would be very good to keep our home clean and do sanitary always, everyday if possible. We can start at the kitchen, all the cooking utensils should be washed after use together with dirty dishes, plates. All raw food items should be kept properly in the store or elsewhere, these will help to prevents any source of attraction to the pests.
The bathrooms and toilets should also be use properly. it should be note that all urine and feases must go into the pedestal and be flushed after use as this will help to keep away the flies that are liable to carry germs into our abode.
In the process of on going hygiene activities in our home, our surroundings must not be left out of the processes. Lawn must be done on regular basis, this does not only beautify our environment but also keep pests at bay. Try to drain and clean any artificial ponds, water features and dam ,as this will help to prevent the advent of mosquitoes. if it happened that there are trees in the compound or nearby, shred leaves should always be parked together with dropped and rotten fruits. Reason is that some insects and ants try to hide or leave under any some piled up leaves and feed on rotten fruits.
With these activities, it should be know that some of the pests would gain entrance into our home no matter what, as a result of this, we can engage the uses of fly screen in order to cub them. However, the uses of insecticide should be resorted to last and not always. All in all, pests will return back to our home if good hygiene is not properly maintain.