Household insect infestations are common problems homeowners have to deal with on a daily basis. Call us today if you're actively seeing and having issues with insects. (925) 329-3366 Whether you notice these tiny insects or not, they may be a serious threat to your loved ones, property, and pets. Noticing common recurring insects on your property is the first step, but even if you never notice these insects it’s still a great idea to have insect exterminators come out and check up on your residence or business.
Don’t wait any longer to pick up the phone, give us a call immediately (925) 329-3366. When all else fails, and a constant insect infestation problem still looms our professional exterminators will be able to remove, prevent, and pick up any insect problems you may have. There are many solutions to the insect infestation epidemic. Common strategies to get rid of insects include: poison, bait, and insect repellents.
For some homeowners the traditional ways to exterminate insects are not safe, because toddlers or pets are actively present in the household daily. There are many natural ways to exterminate household insects. These natural extermination methods include alternate ways to prevent future infestations by protecting your environment, loved ones, and pets. Common insects dealt with on a daily basis may include but are not limited to: ants, cockroaches, fleas, bed bugs, and flies. When dealing with any of these common insects it’s important to do research to make sure you're dealing with the right insect.
Ants are one of the most common insects to infest a property. Ants also contain the biggest population among-st any other insect. It is important to make sure your kitchen is free of crumbs or food stains. The main reason ants infest buildings is because a food source is readily available for the taking. When cooking or cleaning it is crucial to have a safe, sanitary, and mess free area in your kitchen. Making sure your kitchen faucet isn’t leaking or running at night is another free, easy ant prevention tip. It is also a good idea having a small spray bottle around the kitchen filled with water and soap, in case you see a population of ants close by.
Besides ants, cockroaches are another common residential and commercial infestation problem. If the sight of cockroaches is present it is most likely due to the availability of food and water, much like ants. The absolute best cockroach extermination method is to maintain a clean kitchen, bathroom, and garage. It is easy to sweep, mop, vacuum, and clean up the floors and ceilings. The power and importance of keeping a clean building and space should never be underestimated. In the kitchen of your home or business, it is smart to keep food or crumbs free from cockroaches. Any containers made of steel or metal are far better than wood or plastic containers. Cockroaches can easily eat through wood or plastic.
Fleas are often seen in households if pets are present. If you aren’t a pet owner, fleas may not be a big problem. Fleas will enter a household on the skin of any pets a homeowner has. Fleas may be dangerous to the environment because many different diseases or viruses are easily able to be carried. The best defense against flea infestations is to thoroughly clean and scrub your pets on a regular basis. Normally if fleas are found on pets there may be much more around. Vacuuming carpets in areas of your house or business where little traffic occurs may also help. If the vacuum catch fleas it may be a good idea to add flea powder to the vacuum cleaner to kill any possible future threats. Once you have exterminated all the fleas it is a good idea to get rid of the vacuum bag outside, far away from your home or business. Insects like fleas may grow exponentially if you're not careful, speed is vital to exterminating.
Bed bugs are one of the worst insects to deal with. A bed bug infestation can be horrific. Bed bugs as the name suggest gravitate towards beds, and attack humans at night in the secret of dark. Bed bug bites are too small to be noticed, but their presence is enough to anger any homeowner. When a bed bug infestation is known the best thing to do is clean out the entire room and sheets. Cleaning by washing and vacuuming the bed bug infested rooms is the first step. Other than meticulously cleaning out the rooms, it may be a good idea to wash your bed sheets in hot water, (at least 120 degrees Fahrenheit) this will be sure to kill any existing bed bug colonies.
Flies, much like ants and cockroaches are a common household visitor. Flies are the most annoying insect to deal with due to there erratic flying patterns. Flies will always be around. Pets present will invite flies into your property. Fly swatters are an obvious prevention method, but much more can be done to get rid of these annoying insects. Most people don’t know mint is a natural repellent against flies. If you strategically place mint around your home or business it may be extremely powerful in fending off these tiny insects.
Calling the best insect exterminators in Walnut Creek is the best idea to help resolve the problems at hand. If you constantly are tired of seeing, smelling, and dealing with insects pick up the phone and give us a call, (925) 329-3366.
Contact (925) 329-3366
Walnut Creek Pest Control
1630 N Main St Suite 210
Walnut Creek, CA 94596