A guide to getting rid of the ants that trail into your home and kitchen using ant baits.
With a little bit of sweat and informed planning, lawns can be kept disease, weed and pest free without the use of inorganic fertilizers and toxic herbicides and pesticides. Here are a few simple tips to reach that goal.
Management of the firewood itself is the best way to control pests either living in the wood when the tree was cut or those that have moved into the wood since it has been stored.
Every year, thousands of homes, schools and commercial structures are tent-fumigated to control dry wood termite infestations. Perparations must be taken prior by the homeowner, landlord and tenants to protect personal property, foodstuffs, pets and landscaping in addition to ensuring the effectiveness of this expensive periodic treatment.
Treatment for lice infestations runs the gamut from shaving the victim's head to spraying insecticides on the victim's scalp to combing out eggs and adult lice with a very fine-toothed comb. Although all of these methods have their drawbacks, combing and shampooing the victim's head is by far the least invasive, safest and the method to be explored in this article.
You may contract a pest control company to manage prevention or infestations of a wide range of pests from ants, roaches and moths to termites, ticks and fleas. Many factors should influence your decision from the company's reputation and licensing status to your satisfaction of their answers to your questions and a complete understanding of every portion of a contract.
Some home, garden, school and workplace pest populations may be controlled with pesticides when all reasonable pest control efforts have been exhausted. However, safety precautions, like reading and heeding the product labels and wearing protective equipment must always be the first priority of any applicator.
Every pesticide sold in the U.S. is required by the Environmental Protection Agency to be labeled with the active ingredient and its percentage in total composition, the names and percentages of other or inert ingredients and any needed signal words to advise purchasers and applicators of the chemical's short term toxicity to humans.
Like most pests, mosquitoes can be controlled by arming yourself with knowledge and applying common sense preventive measures.