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How to Prevent Household Pests

When you find pests, getting rid of them could be like a full-time job, but an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to home pest control. There are many causes of pest infestation but by following the below tips one can stop the signs of pest infestation before it ever starts and enjoy a pest-free home.

1. Seal Openings and Entryways
Even though small cracks may not seem like a big space for pests to come in but any crack that is enough to let light is big enough for any pest. Broken window screens should be repaired and aluminium door sweep should be installed on outside doors as this will provide a barrier to keep pests out.

2. Food should be stored in right way
Even the tiniest of crumbs can feed an infestation of pests. Household pest control can be done in the following ways:

i) Airtight containers:
Airtight containers should be used to store opened flour, sugar, and other items in containers. Before using any containers it should be wiped off.

ii) Limit places you eat:
Limit the places you eat because chances are you’ll somehow spill crumbs on carpets or couches.

iii) Quickly clean dirty dishes and refrain from leaving standing water in the sink.
Pests love dirty dishes and sink water. Try to avoid leaving dirty dishes in the sink, and especially avoid leaving them sitting in standing water.

iv) Clean tables and eating spaces often to keep crumbs to a minimum:
Vacuum the places that you eat often to suck up crumbs before pests find them.

3. Dispose of Garbage the Right Way:
Follow the below techniques to keep your place clean-

i) Put a lid on your trash can.
ii) Keep trash cans and recycling bins clean.
iii)Rinse recyclables before adding them to the bin.
iv) Don’t leave sitting garbage inside your home or close to the perimeter.

4. Be Aware of Your Outdoor Area
The pests not only lies inside but also are being found in your outside yards: the most common places of pest grounds include wood piles overgrown, Brush and trees and don’t let standing water to accumulate for the pests to breed. Add pest repellent plants in your garden that work as natural pest repellent.

5. Let the Experts Handle It
Even one follows the preventive steps, still pests find their way into your home. So to prevent this pest control services needs to be done. The Green Cleaners Team, professional pest controllers uses there pest control services and thus help in preventing our home free from pests.
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