How To Protect Your House From Insects And Pests

Whenever we start cleaning the house the basic problem we always face is getting rid of insects. Insects spread themselves in number and occupy the corner of the house. Even though we clean our house regularly, we will not be able to get rid of these insects completely.

Many times we also use anti pest spray, but the power is limited to a day or a week. The insects come back after the efficacy of spray is reduced and cause a lot of allergies and infections. It is important to consult a local pest control company to get rid of these insects and pests completely.

These insects are of various types. Each in has its own tendency of reproducing. Let us know about a few of them.

Type of insects

  • Cockroaches

Not all breeds of Cockroaches are infectious. Generally these insects live on decayed items. They are useful for plants. Only few species of Cockroaches are dangerous and spread infections. They crawl on food particles and lead to a number of diseases such as food poisoning, gastroenteritis, typhoid etc.. They can survive in any place. They migrate a lot and prefer to live in warm places

  • Flies

 Mosquitoes and houseflies are also troublesome. They easily spread infection such as malaria, typhoid, dengue etc. Mosquitoes live on blood whereas houseflies feed on feces and other decayed matter.

  • Bed bugs

These insects also live and reproduce on our beds and sofas. Generally these insects are active in night time. They are very tiny creatures and hard to notice. It is difficult to eliminate bed bugs with store bought sprays.

  • Ants

These insects attack on our food items. Generally these ants are attracted towards sweet flavor. But majority of the food items are picked by these ants.

  • Termites

These insects are also called as wood lovers. They feed on live or dead wood, survive in wet places. So majority of the time you will find these insects in your basement, old furniture or near washroom area whether there is humidity.

To get rid of these pests, just a spray is not sufficient. You need an expert who can assess the reason for the infestation, the severity of infestation and devise methods to control it. It is advisable to consult a local pest control company with good customer reviews.


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