Centipedes aren't as menacing or awful as the next pest, but that doesn't mean you have to let centipedes ruin your vacation house stay. Instead, follow this guide to keep the pesky insects at bay.
Show Centipedes Who's Boss With Tea Tree Oil Spray
Thanks to its strong odor and mild toxicity, tea tree oil works wonders for getting rid of centipedes. Many people find the odor of tea tree oil to be very pleasant, which is an added bonus of using it around the vacation house.
There are many ways to treat items that are infested with bed bugs, including using heat. While some items can easily be placed in your clothes dryer, other items are more delicate and can't withstand the tumbling. For these items, you may want to try heat treating them in your hot car on a summer day. Here are three tips for heat treating infested items in your car.
Securely bag the infested items
Stinging insects are terrible guests at parties. Fortunately, there are ways to make sure that you minimize insect stings without having to use potentially dangerous insecticide chemicals to do so. Here are a few examples of approaches you can make that are eco-friendly and still keep stinging insects away.
Locate and Kill Nests Naturally
All you need in order to locate the nests of stinging insects such as bees, yellow jackets, or hornets is some patience and observational skills.
Summer is a great time to spend time outdoors in your backyard, but mosquitoes can quickly make spending time outside a hassle. No one wants to deal with itchy mosquito bites, not to mention the risk of mosquito borne illnesses. If you have noticed that mosquitoes have taken up residence in your backyard, use the following tips to get rid of them:
Make Sure there is No Standing Water in Your Yard
Getting rid of a bed bug infestation takes more than just pesticides. Your exterminator will also need you to clean your home and launder potentially-infested items to help clear up the infestation; this is part of a process known as integrated pest management. If you're looking for direction on laundering your bed bug infested items, check it out here.
Transport items in bags
Bed bug infestations usually start in one room and then move to other areas of the home where people sleep.