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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Three Common DIY Pest Control Hacks.

When it comes to DIY pest control, there are three common household items you can use to control some of the more common pests in your home.

Hot Water.
You can take hot water, and pour it down an ant mound or a ground-nesting yellowjacket hole, and voila, problem solved. But be careful, it can be a life-altering experience if you're not careful! Wait until yellowjackets are less active, in the evening or when the temperatures are cooler.

A Glass.
How do you get rid of those pesky, small fruit flies that hang around the bananas, the peaches, the plumbs, in the kitchen? Put the fruit in a fridge! Or take a regular drinking glass, partially fill it with some apple cider vinegar. Now you have a baited glass that will attract small fruit flies. All you need is to add a funnel made out of paper and tape, and now the flies can go in but they can't come back out.

A Vacuum Cleaner.

Looking for a way to clean out spiders, ants, beetles, stink bugs, and other small invaders around the house? With a little bit of suction, you can suck up all kinda insects. If you don't want them in your vacuum cleaner, take out a simple knee-high nylon, insert into the corrugated hose of death and now you have a pest filter. When you are done, just pull out the nylon, tie in a knot and throw it in the trash along with the pests. 

If you find that none of these simple DIY pest control tips work, and the pest problem persists, we're always here to help.

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