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Activity Discussion Environment Prevent bugs


  • Aashutosh

    May 24, 2021 at 8:24 pm
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    The best way to keep prevent the bugs and keep yourself safe or your reduce the repairing cost of the insect damage is to shut them out from your house. Life can get busy anytime and sometimes those daily chores can be missed out, but that’s when these little bugs can take advantage of your busy schedule. Mentioned below are some ways to keep those little bugs from getting inside your home:

    Eliminate water, food, or shelter sources:

    1. Keeping
    your kitchen counters and floors clean of dust and particles. . 2. Properly seal your food containers.
    Remove the garbage from your home on a regular basis. <div>

    3. Don’t
    leave your dishes in the sink.


    Don’t let water accumulate around your house:

    1. Fix leaks and faucets. </div><div>

    2. Do clean up spills as soon as possible.

    3. Don’t leave pet food or water out overnight.


    Close off pest entry points:

    1. Check
    every box or packages before bringing them into your house. </div><div>

    2. Fill
    all the cracks around baseboards, cabinets, and windows.

    3. Install
    door sweeps on the doors that lead to outside.


    Check and maintain window screens

    1. Check
    window screens for holes. </div><div>

    2. Only
    take-out screens to clean around your windows, then place them back in.

    Avoid providing a hiding place or home

    Clean your house daily otherwise, that can be a resting place of these bugs, which may involve:

    1. Use a Vacuum cleaner or broom to clean your house.</div>

    2. Avoid leaving piles of clothing anywhere.

    3. Not
    leaving dishes in different rooms. Accumulate it and place it in the sinks not for too long though.


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