Organic Pest Treatments

Environmentally Friendly Options for the Unwanted Pest

pest inspectionYou may have noticed strange noises and rustlings in your home. You may even see the pests intruding right in your space. The unwanted and uninvited past can easily be evicted from your residence. You may be a green household. This would be a home that enforces the three “Rs.” These include:
* reduce
* reuse
* recycle
Every green household has experienced the unwanted pest in their home. The use of chemicals may be something that would not be considered to use on pests that have invaded your space. Carpenter bee traps is a solution that you might like. There is good news for every green household that would like to be pest-free. A sample of these ideas that are environmentally friendly  include:

* begin with prevention; prevention can begin by making your home and yard into a space in which is not pest-friendly. You will not need chemicals for prevention. This would include keeping bushes and trees trimmed and keeping your lawn cut in order to deter any insect pests

* boric acid is a friendly pesticide; boric acid is a natural item that may be used to exterminate unwanted pests. This can actually cause dehydration or death in a roach. It can poison a termite too

* soapy water and the common ant; a spray bottle of water is eco-friendly when a teaspoon of liquid dish soap is added. This is a good option for the army of ants. If you see the common ant, spray them directly and it has the ability to destroy trails. This would be a chemical trail that the ants will follow to find the food in your home.
These are only a tiny sample of environmentally friendly options that can leave any household free from unwanted pests.
Keep in mind, that there are numerous environmentally safe professionals who can manage pest concerns safely and without the use of harmful chemicals.

What About the Carpenter Ant?

The carpenter ant can prove to be more that the common nuisance in any home. They have been called the sugar ant. These are large ants. A carpenter ant will build a nest right inside of wood. They enjoy wood that is damp. They do not actually eat or consume wood. The carpenter ant will infest a wood building or structure. Major damage is the outcome of an infestation. There are over 1000 different types of species.

prevent pest damageHouse Protection from the Carpenter Ant

Education is the key to house protection from the carpenter ant. If you suspect that you have a carpenter ant invasion, you will want to have a positive identification completed. The carpenter ant is easily distinguished. The entire problem carpenter ant problem or the potential problem will need to be assessed. Once the assessment is complete, a treatment plan can follow. This would include the elimination of any moisture sources. It may include the repair of any rotten wood. There is a large number of good plans that can be put into place in order to protect your house from a carpenter ant issue.