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How to Control Pests in Your Home

Dirty houses are usually associated with pest infestation. Not all dirty homes however are associated with pests. Some pests actually prefer clean homes and they can create their abode in such clean spaces. One of the notorious insect that is known to love clean spaces is the spider. The presence of cobwebs in your home may create the illusion that you have not cleaned for a while which may not be entirely true. Spiders are beneficial to home besides the fact that they are pests since they devour other harmful pests. They may say that stepping on spiders is bad luck, but it may as well increase your chances of having them increase since their eggs will spread across the house. Other nuisance pest in the home can be rid off completely by using the helpful tips below.

A crumb free home is beneficial. Crumbs rich in sugar or sugary stains attract pests such as ants. While traps can be a temporary way to get rid of them, keeping your house clean can banish them for good. The less crumbs or no stains you have in your spaces the less attracted these insects will be towards your home.

Keeping your home dust free is another way to keep pests away. Your overall health can be affected by a dusty area as well as insects that set up homes in such areas as well. The spaces between your carpet and the floor is bound to easily get dusty and is a common place for pests to set up their homes.

It is important to take time and ensure that your home is free from molds. There are a number of insects that love molds and set up homes in them because it is their source of food. Clover mites is one of such insects that consider molds as a source of food. Harmful pests can set up homes in the molds despite the clover mold not being dangerous to humans. The presence of molds encourages the multiplication and habitation of such pests. With some antibacterial spray however, you can get rid of the molds and pests for good. Mold marks can be spotted near the window areas and it is a good place to spray.

Another surprising pest phenomenon is crawling insects despite all windows being closed. If you are trying to figure out how they came in then you may want to look out for cracks and crevices in your home. Unwanted pests can be denied access into your home when you seal cracks and crevices. Whether you do it yourself or have someone do it for you, it is one of the ways to keep out insects from invading your home for good.