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How to Control Pests in Your Home

Dirty houses are usually associated with pest infestation. While this may be true in some instances, it may not be entirely true. You will be surprised to know that some pests love clean homes too. 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. Apart from their love of clean homes, spiders are beneficial in the home since they devour other insects like little gnats that may be harmful to you. 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.

It is important to keep your home crumb free. Pests like ants are attracted to crumbs that are rich in sugar or sugary stains. When you have a house that is free from crumbs you get rid of such pests as well. 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. Dust and animals that set up themselves in dusty areas as well can adversely affect your overall health. One common place that is bound to get dusty and is a common breeding ground for pests is spaces between your carpet and the floor.

Molds is another thing that you should look out for in your home. 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. Pests that are attracted to molds will continue multiplying and building homes in the mold for as long as it is not controlled. Lucky for you, some antibacterial spray is all you need to clear the mold and get rid of the pests for good. Use the antibacterial spray on mold marks especially near the window area.

Despite all windows being closed, it is not uncommon to see crawling insects. Pests can invade your home through cracks and crevices. Tiny insects are notorious for using cracks to invade homes and it is important to seal of such cracks. 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.