Toronto the largest city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario is located in Southern Ontario on the north western shore of Lake Ontario. Despite the magnificent landscape of the city the residences and commercial premises are invaded by pests. If you are a Toronto resident, come winter and you will find a lot of unwanted guests such as bedbugs, rodents, cockroaches, spiders and other pests that need warmth and shelter. There are a lot of pest control solutions that you can implement yourself to rid your premises of these havoc wreaking creatures. Pest control companies give handy tips on various pest control options you can go for. The most cost-effective way is to use the do-it-yourself pest elimination methods that also save a lot of time. Following are some handy tips that the residents of Toronto can use that will help them get rid of the pest menace. :
DE- CLUTTER- Ensure that you wipe the table tops, kitchen shelves and fridge top every day. Vacuum and clean you floors on a regular basis. HANDY GLUE TRAPS- Glue traps are very handy and any of those crawling pests will stick to it in a matter of minutes. SEAL ANY OPEN ENTRY POINTS-Any open holes or crevices should be sealed. It would be a good idea to seal these with caulk. There would be considerable saving on home energy costs too this way. STANDING WATER: Any place there is standing water or stagnant water make sure to remove it for e.g water underneath a potted plant. PUT OPEN FOOD IN TIGHT JARS: Any open food should be transferred into tight jars. Make sure to clean the area of your house where food is prepared and eaten. This will keep the pests away as there will be no readily available source of food. Any spilt crumbs should be swept or dishes piled in the sink should be washed CHOOSE THE RIGHT PRODUCT-Using different products for different pests can not only be expensive but also quite time consuming. Use a product that deals and eliminates many different types of pests at the same time. PLAY SAFE: If you have kids or pets in your house then be very careful about what product you use. Avoid using poisonous chemicals or baits where kids or pets can get in touch with them. Look for eco, people and pet friendly products. It would be a good idea to go for organic products. USE DOOR SWEEPS: Using door sweeps that will seal the space between the door and the floor would be a good way of keeping these pesky creatures at bay. It is a cost effective way to avoid the hassle of extermination including the clean up.
So, getting rid of the pest menace may not seem so intimidating after all. All you have to do is be mindful of a few pest control techniques like the ones mentioned above. Before you know it you will have your peace of mind back and will be able to heave a sigh of relief!
Published on Jan 6, 2014
Published on Jan 6, 2014
In this pdf we have provided few tips on how you can do pest control on your own at your residence or office. You just need to follow the me...