When it comes to creepy crawly’s, we only ever want to see them in one place. Where is that place? You guessed it, it’s the woods! Even at the woods we aren’t particularly phased about seeing them, but that’s where it’s expected. But, when you spot them in your home, it is nothing but an annoyance, a pest that needs to be banished from your home. The usual most common approach to this scenario would be to swat the pest, and then that would be the end of it. This can be a fatal mistake. Yes You did the right thing getting rid of that insect, but, it could be just the beginning of a serious pest invasion, or it could be indicating that you have a pest problem in your home, that isn’t so visible.
But first, you need to understand the life cycle of the fleas. The adult flea lives to up to only 7-10 days. In this very short period of time, these creatures will mate, eat, lay eggs, and just basically die. As the adult dies, the eggs will then turn into a larvae, crawl around, become little cocoons, and morph into the pupa stage where killing them would be almost impossible to do. They stay in this stage for around 10 days to a few months if theres no animal or human activity in the area. The cocoons are waiting for vibrations before they can hatch out at the same time.
One of the foremost steps you can take is maintain sanitation in your house to maintain Silverfish pest control. Once your house is clean, most of the silverfish will disappear as there is no availability of cool and damp places. You should also avoid the build up of humidity inside your house, so that your house does not provide a suitable environment for the Silverfish to grow. A dehumidifier is a useful appliance to remove humidity from your home. If there is humidity in your home, then the likely culprits are usually broken pipes and tubes that may be adding to the humidity already existing in the house. There are many methods and strategies that we can use to remove Silverfish from your home.
You can mix 2 tablespoons of liquid dish soap in 2 cups of vegetable oil. You will want to mix a tablespoon of this solution in a cup termite control of water and spray it on aphids and mites.
Keep trees and bushes around your garden cut back and keep any near by under brush cleared out so that wildlife like rabbits or raccoons won’t have any hiding places. If you find a rabbit hole where a rabbit is living spray its hole with capsaicin spray and it will move on.
Spraying pesticides inside the structures will eliminate any pests that the potent chemicals reach. However, it is difficult to tell how many ants there are and how deeply they have burrowed into the wood. For those who dislike potentially hazardous chemicals boric exterminators acid will kill any insects with which it comes in contact. Trying to kill the ants this way is often not very effective, especially if the infestation is considerable. In almost every case it is advisable to contact a professional exterminator to eradicate the insects.
Cultural Methods: This involves removal of pests as well as the affected plants manually. Some people resort to rotate crops, so as to prevent pest attacks. Planting different crops year after year, reduces the chances of pest attacks. Another method is to grow plants other than the crops, so as to deter the pests. Some plants can ward off specific pests. For example, catnip, marigold, garlic and tansy, are found to deter potato bugs from potato plants. Some plants are grown as trap crops, along with the actual crops. The trap plants are those, which are relished by pests and once the pests gather and fed on the trap plants, such plants are removed and destroyed.
You’ll find it a lot easier to keep your premises free of pests if you hire a professional pest management company to do the job. Not only will the company have experienced people on board but it will also have the necessary equipment. Only then will you be able to get a long term solution to your cockroach problem.