Natural Pest Control – Conquering CockroachesInsect pests are hidden, or sometimes not so hidden, parts of every home. Man...
being said, it is one of the most effective pest control methods when it comes to ridding yourhome of cockroaches.If you d...
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Natural pest control

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  • 1. Natural Pest Control – Conquering CockroachesInsect pests are hidden, or sometimes not so hidden, parts of every home. Many times homeowners call pest control companies to assist. This can bring unwanted and potentially toxicchemicals into your home. If you do call a pest control company, be sure to specify that youwould like to use natural pest control methods. These days most pest control companies havenatural alternatives to offer. The most common household pests are cockroaches, dust mites andfleas. All of these must be eradicated because they cause discomfort, disease and allergyproblems for many people.Cockroaches are a common household pest, especially in apartment complexes where manypeople live and the control is more challenging. The best defence when it comes to cockroachesis a scrupulously clean bathroom and kitchen. Vacuum the floors well then wash all areas with astrong soap if you have seen cockroaches in your home. These critters can carry nasty germs anddiseases and must be eradicated for the health of you and your family. Cockroaches oftenbecome immune to common pesticides that are overused. This is all the more reason to try morenatural termites control methods that are not harmful to humans or pets.One of the lesser known facts about cockroaches is that they like places that are high up.Knowing this fact, you can put boric acid on top of your cabinets if you have space between theceilings and the cabinet tops. Be sure not to put the boric acid inside the cabinets, but on top.Cockroaches will take the boric acid to the nests and it will kill them all. However, it is importantto note that boric acid is toxic if taken orally and therefore dangerous to children and pets. That
  • 2. being said, it is one of the most effective pest control methods when it comes to ridding yourhome of cockroaches.If you do not want to attempt to get rid of household pests on your own yet do not want harmfulchemicals used by commercial pest control companies, simply ask the pest control company fornatural treatment of household pests. In this day and age many pest control companies havealternative natural methods they can use upon request. If they do not, they can often refer you tosomeone who does. Pest control is important in order to keep your home safe and comfortablefor you and those you love.

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