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Friday, 7 April 2017

Normal Domestic Pests

Even in an immaculate house, you may find some normal pests. This handbook describes a little about most everyday nuisances.

Flies

These pests cause many diseases, including food poisoning. They seem to be everywhere. They can travel upside down and walk on the ceiling. They also can move on the glass windows. However, there is a cure. You can use fly products by yourself or hire a professional. They will help you either manage the flies or kill them.

Ant

Ants invade home in search of food. Their nests, which look like mounts of dirt, are often found in dry soil. They are often found throughout lawns and under the paved driveways. It is thought that ants stay away from chalk lines. Many ant repellents are found in stores and professionals are able to help.

Wasps

Wasps may terrorize your garden and come in your windows. Their stings can send people to the hospital. Their nests, which can hold up to twenty five thousand pests, are often seen in trees, bushes, and barn lofts. They can also build them under the ground.

Mice

Mice enjoy warm and hidden places, especially in attics. They often nest and continue to reproduce there. They eat everything possible but their favorite meal is cereal. Mice commonly spread disease. Once they find a good place to find food, they continue to return.

Rats

The brown rat is the most familiar rat in the United Kingdom. Though they live outdoors, they do plenty of damage in a home. They can even cause fires by chewing on your electric cables. They can spread disease though it is unlikely that they will bite you. More often, they will run away when they see you.

Spiders

Spiders are good to have around because they eat flies and mosquitoes. However, many people are terrified of them.

Moths

Common clothes moths cause a lot of problems. First they lay their eggs on clothing. Then when they become larvae, they eat a lot of clothes along with your carpet and furniture. They can usually be controlled with lavender bags inside your closet.


Woodlice

Woodlice are often thought of as pests though they are good for eating leaves and rotten wood. Sometimes they do sneak in the house.

Bedbugs

Bedbugs are very hard to control. They bite humans for their blood. They are seen in cracks, crevices, and in the carpets. They only way to get rid of them is to hire someone who specializes in bed bug removal.

Cockroaches

Cockroaches are usually only seen when it is dark. They live in the walls and other warm rooms. They eat almost anything and have been known to cause disease.

Squirrels

Squirrels usually do not live in homes but sometimes you can find one in your attic. Usually you will hear it moving around in the night. They can cause damage by eating electric cords. Once they find a good spot, they often nest and have babies.

Pigeons

Some would not mention pigeons as pests while others do. However, they can carry disease so they can cause problems for people.
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