I love watching “Billy the Exterminator.” He is not only entertaining, he is also very educational. His knowledge about insects, snakes, bats and other animals and pests is amazing. Billy is usually dressed all in black. In an He explained this is because the dirt didn’t show as well on black. That makes sense, considering all the dusty basements, attics and underneath the houses he crawls through. The rest of his outfit leaves one to ponder over, but it seems to fit him. He wears studded wrist-guards and gloves to protect his hands in case an animal should bite. His hair is spiked and he doesn’t look anything like an exterminator, but to me this simply adds to his charm.
One needs to buy the right brand of flea bomb for the job. There are many types flea bombs available. Certain ones will only help to get rid of adult fleas, but will have no effect on larvae and eggs. So, find a flea bomb, which works on both the baby fleas as well as the adult fleas. Try looking for an ingredient called insect growth inhibitor (IGR) on the can of flea bomb. This is a chemical, which prevents young fleas from maturing and breaking the reproduction cycle, which will prevent reinfestation of fleas. Also, many come with different strengths, so read the label carefully to see how powerful the device is. You can also look for ones, which kill cockroaches, termites and other pests. You can buy this kind of flea bomb if you are bothered by the infestation of others pests too.
Again, I do not want to minimize the expert opinion of pest control companies, but at the very least this may be a much cheaper temporary alternative solution for someone who is disgusted by bats yet doesn’t have $500 laying around.
If you know exterminators how to kill a fly you can apply the same tricks for swatting a horse fly. In fact, it will be easier for you to target a horsefly, as it is bigger in size and less active. A rolled up newspaper (or fly swatter) and good focusing skill are all you need for killing this nasty fly. Though manual swatting is not the solution for complete horsefly control, this will help in decreasing its number.
If you have animals like termite control raccoons or deer eating from your garden or fruit trees you can set up the new motion operated sprinklers that turn on when they detect motion. Deer and raccoons will quickly run out of your yard when the water suddenly comes on and sprays them. You can hang aluminum pie pans and rubber snakes in fruit trees to keep birds out of your fruit trees. If you have to you can cover your fruit trees with netting to keep the birds away until you can harvest the fruit. If you can find a supply of the small mirrors with holes in them you can hang these in fruit trees and birds will stay away.
So I trolled through the aisles anyway and tried to find something, anything that would allow me to expel or battle these flying rats. I finally came across an ultrasonic pest repeller device-the type that you plug into the wall so that it transmits a sound that only pests can hear.
While these measures will work for some homeowners in the short-term, it is always best to contact a professional exterminator to treat the problem. Professionals are able to assess the extent of the situation and ensure that all of the insects are eradicated. In addition, the exterminator can give tips and suggestions to prevent re-infestation.