Different Methods Of Pest Control
Pest Control: Eliminates The Problem Of Pests
Pests are considered parasites to human to agriculture. Pest control is the regulation and management of a specific pest or various pests (plants, insects or animals) since they cause harmful effects to humans, environment, ecology and even the economy.
The type of pest control will depend on what specific infestation you have in your homes, typically, rats, cockroach, ants, bed bugs and termites (and may carry diseases). It has been established that pests create their homes in our abode because of constant source of food. Pests can eat anything from fecal matter to even greasy food.
Various Pest Control Methods
There is a wide-range of pest extermination methods that you can try. First, you have the simple technique of sealing and keeping any food source since most pests rely on their sense of smell. Next, recognizing and purging their colonies or breeding area. The best pest eradication measure for cockroaches and bed bugs is sprinkling Diatomaceous Earth or boric acid in the area where they are mostly active or directly to their nests. Then, we have poisoned baits and traps – although this type of pest control is for minimal influx of pests in our households but is nevertheless very efficient. Another, option is the bug (pest) spray. The precaution for this method is the type of chemical used in the product. Always check if it’s non-toxic (especially for children and pets) and if possible, choose the organic ones.
New Trends In Pest Control
So far, the method that has most consumers satisfied is the new trend for pest control, electronic pest control devices. The device actually uses sonic or ultrasonic sound waves or ultraviolet rays – with that fact, these gadgets are safe for children, adults and even pets. However, this type of pest extermination may have some limitations since there are only few models that change automatically the frequency and pulse depending on the pest (each pest has different frequency).
In general, before you use any of the methods mentioned above, make sure that you have identified the type of infestation. Then, it would be easy to choose the type of pest management and control measure.