Pests are obviously one of the most annoying things a person can have living with him/her in the home. There are a lot of families who have had to deal with the issue of pests in their home, and sometimes it can be tiring and expensive. This is because pests are known to cause damages in the home and discomfort. The presence of some of these pests irritates certain people while some of them actually destroy materials and properties in the home. In this article I would be putting you through some easy methods on how to get rid of pests like cockroaches, wall geckos, rats , and. Ants from your home.
1 Wall Gecko:
Wall geckos are not really known to cause destruction in the home, but their presence seems to make some people uncomfortable. The look of these wall geckos seem to irritate certain people, and they can't just bare to have them living in their homes. Also, some tend to see wall geckos as "spiritual", and some may believe they are used to spy on the home by evil people. Whatever the case maybe, you can easily get them out of you home by cutting Garlic into pieces and placing it in strategic areas where these wall geckos stay. The strong odour of the garlic would repel them and make them look for somewhere else to go.
These pests in particular are one of the most common in homes. They are known to perch on food materials, and they can as well cause a level of sickness if they leave their faeces in food materials that would be consumed. Their presence also scares certain people because of how they fly around in the house. It has been discovered that Lemon helps in chasing cockroaches away. The smell of lemons repels cockroaches to a great extent. You can easily use the lemon by squeezing its liquid into the water you want to use in mopping your floor. You can as well crush onion and garlic into the water while mopping.
Ants are very common in a lot of homes around the world. Some of them are not harmful, while some are harmful. The harmful ones are big enough to bite humans and leave injuries on the person's body. If you ever get uncomfortable with ants in your home, all you have to do is to take baby powder and sprinkle it in areas where these ants stay. This powder is known to scare them away. There are also some powders that have been made specially for chasing ants away, and they are cheap to buy.
Rats are obviously one of the most disliked pests that can be found in homes. The can cause a serious level of destructions in a home. They go as far as eating house chairs, plastics, books, and food items. There are also certain rats that carry some diseases with them. If they drop their faeces in food items, it can lead to a big problem when such food item is consumed. Traps are normally used to catch these rats however some people find it hard to set the traps. One easy way is to buy rat gums. These rat gum can be placed at strategic points where these rats pass through. Once they climb onto the gum they get stuck, and you can remove them with a stick and kill them, then place the gum there again incase of any other rat.
These steps are as easy as they are explained in this article, and you can adopt them to get rid of pests in your home.
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Sources: Indiatoday.in, hunker.com, WikiHow.com
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