If you can’t afford a professional exterminator, and don’t like to have all of those chemicals lying around your home anyway, then use these simple tips to rid your home of pests once and for all.
It doesn’t matter how clean you are, bugs will infiltrate you life at one point or another. It’s just a matter of figuring out what steps you can take to get rid of these unwanted guests. One thing you should always have on hand is a spray bottle mixed with water an vinegar. Vinegar is non-toxic (especially if you have children young children in your home) and can be very helpful in getting rid of bugs. After you thoroughly clean your counters, windowsills, floors etc., you take your spray bottle and gently spray along the areas where an unwanted pest can enter your home.
Another great product which will keep the bugs away is chlorine bleach. You simply mix a cap full of bleach into a spray bottle filled with water and repeat the same steps from above. It’s important to make sure that if you are going to use the bleaching method to spray areas where your children will not touch. Always make sure to thoroughly rinse any item that the bleach might touch if you intend to eat or drink with them.
The third and final step which might be the most effective is to invest in a device which plugs into your electric socket. These specially designed tools send a simple sound current throughout the wood-works in your home and keep all types of pests away from the area. You can buy several of these devices and plug on in each room. They are inexpensive and in most cases will cost you less to buy then you would pay for a single visit from an exterminator.
Using these three simple steps will not only rid your home of unwanted pests, it will also help you from breathing in those harsh chemicals that exterminators spray around your home.