Come spring and summer and your home is like a hot bed for pests. If you own a pet, then you need to be extra careful around this time of year to ensure your pets don’t get infested. We have some natural tips you can use in order to prevent pests from overtaking your dream home.
Keep ants away
Ants can be a big problem around the house. They can easily come from the yard into the home. If you want to stop them with a natural solution then you can have a 50/50 mixture of white vinegar and water and spray in around the house. We would recommend spraying your entry ways and small holes where ants typically appear from. If you have pets and want to keep them away from their bowl, then you can spray it around the bowl.
Prevent and kill fleas
Fleas can be quite common if you do not groom your pets properly. If your dog or cat has fleas, you can use a banana peel to kill the fleas. You can leave banana peels around your house, the potassium in them is reported to kill the fleas. Ensure that it is tucked away, out of sight from your dog so it doesn’t try to eat it.
To prevent fleas on pets, you can use rosemary. You first need to make rosemary tea. Add about a teaspoon of chopped rosemary to water and you can boil it. Let it cool off for a few hours. When bathing your cat or dog, you can use the rosemary water as the final rinse on them after the wash. This will prevent fleas from attacking your pets, keeping them out of your home.
Fleas love to hide in carpets and rugs. You need to frequently vacuum to assure you get not only fleas out but their eggs also from your upholstery and carpet.
If you have tried and tested the above methods with no avail then you can use a flea bomb. With pets in the house, there is no 100% reliable way to prevent fleas and other pests. So if your house has been infested then the best way to kill the pest is through the use of chemicals. You can find the best flea bombs and foggers at dogpraise.com. Of course, if your dog is infested then you would need to use flea shampoo and other methods to treat the fleas on the dog. The flea bomb will just help destroy the fleas in the house.
There are certain precautions you need to take when using a flea bomb. You need to ensure that everyone is out of the house, pets included, and your house is properly sealed. You are required to set the bomb and vacate your home for at least 3-4 hours.
Fleas and other pests can be a nuisance in your home. When you have pets, you need to be extra vigilant as they can easily bring fleas and other pests inside the house. The best way to avoid an infestation is to properly groom your pets. Give them a shower once a week and ensure they are clean. This will ensure your dream home is safe from any type of pest infestation.