Some minor pest issues are easily resolved with a ready to use pest control product. We have organized a list of common products to solve pest problems at the source at this Amazon page to make them easy to find. Follow this link to our recommended products page if a technician referred a product and you are having trouble finding it. In addition, you use this list to find products based on your own needs. The pest control products listed are items for fly control, rodent control and for moisture control.
First, fly control items are listed that reduce fly food sources. Fruit flies live in wet organic matter. Above all else, reducing wet organic matter will control flies. Plink for disposal cleaning will reduce fruit flies by reducing organic matter.. A result of eliminating the build up of organic matter in your garbage disposal will be a reduction in food available for fly larva that need wet, organic matter to develop. Also listed are two biological cleaners that actually eat waste. When using biological cleaners do NOT to use them with bleach or an caustic cleaner because that will kill the biological action.
Second, rodent control items listed include lighted mirrors to find rodent entry points and devices to reduce rodent food sources. If you feed birds you will need a net to hang under your bird feeder to catch falling seed and keep it off the ground. If bird seed is allowed to fall to the ground under a feeder mice and rats will have a handy food source to grow the population right outside your home. Use the inspection mirror to inspect your foundation for openings that are not visible from a standing vantage point. In other words, the mirror lets you see your home like a mouse crawling up the foundation sees it.
Third, moisture sensors are listed because moisture a leading cause of pest issues. Every home should have multiple moisture and humidity sensors. A basement humidity and moisture meter is an essential step to detecting basement or crawl space moisture problems. If elevated humidity levels exist, then steps must be taken to remove basement humidity and moisture. Follow this link to our page with information on basement and crawl space dehumidifiers. Moisture meters are important to finding sources of moisture in wood or structural materials. For example moist wood in wood door frames indicates improper weather stripping or flashing around the door causing the door to get wet. Wet wood is no good. Left alone wet wood will lead to pest issues including but not limited to ants, cockroaches and termites.
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