29 October, 2018
Pests at home are a common enough thing. Nowadays, there are lots of pest control agencies that come home and provide pest control measures. However, there are chances that these pest control medicines used are harmful chemicals that may also harm humans and pets at home. Also, at times, certain people develop allergic reactions to this as well. Almost all pest control measures are temporary as well. You need to keep doing it periodically to ensure a safe, clean home.
The commonly seen pests are lizards, cockroaches, spiders, ants, silverfish, flies, bed bugs, etc. Mosquitoes are a different breed altogether and may need other measures as well. Even though the commercial pest control measures may not be highly attractive, it is essential to keep the pests away from home. So, the other option is to look at traditional, home remedies, which our ancestors have followed for quite some time. Well, we would like to emphasize that cleanliness can go a long way in avoiding most pests.
One cannot almost escape from ants, especially where food is kept and they usually invade kitchens and cupboards. Here are a few tips and tricks to protect your home from ants.
Flies cannot survive or multiply if they cannot access anything in the surrounding that helps them breed. Hence, keeping the place clean helps a lot in keeping the flies away. This also includes the dustbins, the kitchen sinks, etc. A few other tricks are:
Try the below steps to get rid of lizards from your house.
This pest can be a real headache if at all it invades your house. Try these measures to keep away the bed bugs.
A few other options you can try out are neem leaves and neem oil, which are highly beneficial against pests. Also, burning camphor is said to repel most pests. Many Indian homes have been traditionally using sambrani or benzoin resins for ages, to keep pests, especially mosquitoes away. These are burnt in a small terracotta container and the home is also filled with a nice smell. Try these natural and traditional measures to see if they can help you keep the pests at bay.
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