All of us at some
point in time have uninvited guests visiting ou home and sharing our space.
These aren’t human guests, but pests that are nothing less than a headache.
Right from the smallest fruit flies to spiders, cockroaches, and lizards, there
are many pests that enter into our homes without our knowledge and carry in
pathogens that affect our health and hygiene. Here is a list of DIY techniques
that could be used to naturally repel pests.
The arachnoids live
in many houses and build their nests in the corners and untouched spaces. The
cobwebs add on to a lot of dust accumulation and make the house look untidy.
Apart from this, there are spiders called the black widow and recluse that
bring in sickness with every bite. These spiders are found in the US and it is
a necessity to keep them away with spider pest control methods. Regular removal
of cobwebs and using naturally made repellent pouches would inhibit their
breeding at your homes.
Houseflies are best known as the transporter
of germs and disease-causing microbes. These fast-paced insects are often
ignored as they do not bite or sting, however, they are the transmitters of
life-taking diseases like cholera, typhoid, and anthrax. They sit on debris,
food and all the clean and unclean stuff and make everything unhygienic. The
best way to eradicate them from your space is to use natural scented pest
Mosquitoes are man’s greatest enemy that does
not go away until it has its share of blood. With every bite, the transmit a
million pathogens that make room for deadly diseases like dengue, malaria, and
Cockroaches – both winged and unwinged are the
worst pests that one could deal with. They reproduce at a very quick pace,
taste our foodstuff and make it unhygienic. They live in chambers and unclean
places that are also a room for a million of disease-causing germs. Homes and
groceries are places where they infest in and keeping them away is mandatory
for a healthy lifestyle. You can use naturally derived pest repellent sprays or
roaches pest control pouches to eradicate these creatures.
Ants sense the aroma of food – especially
sweets and in a couple of hours, you will be having a colony of them as guests.
While black ants do not cause much harm other than depositing E-coli bacteria
on the food, the stings from red ants are unbearable and cause inflammation.
These sting the pets at home and make room for a lot of discomforts. The
termites that belong to the same ant family thrive on the furniture wood and
destroy them. There is a need to keep these pests away from your surroundings.
Ant control pouches could be used to keep them away from your sight.
Apart from spreading deadly diseases like
plague, rats are a nuisance to mankind. It is considered as “Baker’s Enemy”,
because of the destruction it makes room for. Rats and mice of all shapes and
sizes spread diseases, chew and nibble down food and furniture at home and
loiter around the space passing feces. Mice repellent pouches are a must-have
in every home you need to keep surroundings clean and all the doors closed
during dusk and night.
These minute bloodsuckers enter your home,
grow into colonies in your furniture and thrive on your blood giving you itchy
bed bug bites and sleepless days and nights. They could enter your house in any
way but you need to make sure that there is no home for these tiny beings.
Bring home pest repellent pouches that have lavender and peppermint oil as
ingredients. Bed bugs cannot stand the scent of the fragrance emitted by them
and either leave your home or die.
These tiny pests that love to have your pet’s
blood for dinner enter your home along with your pet and inhabit almost
everywhere. Apart from spreading diseases and irritation to your animals, it
starts to thrive on you as well. The best way to keep them off is to keep your
dogs clean and hygienic at all times.
As suggested by the
article, these pests can prove to be the reasons for a number of life-taking
diseases. The best way to keep them aways is to cast away stagnant water. You can also hang some naturally derived pest control pouches in the
corners of the house to keep them away. The pouches are better than sprays and