When it rains and pours, and if there's a flood, there will also be pests that seek cover in our houses during this time of the year. It's always a dilemma to deal with rats, cockroaches, mosquitoes and other household pests especially that we are all aware of the bacteria and diseases they might bring in our homes.
Rats can do substantial damage and carry diseases like Leptospirosis. Cockroaches and mosquitoes can also carry bacteria and diseases, and can quickly infest your house when not exterminated in a timely manner. Termites don't carry diseases, but could cause damage to your properties and are sometimes hard to detect before damage is done.
In reality, you can never prevent termites, rats, mosquitoes and other household pests from entering your home, no matter how you clean up your house or think that your home is pest-free. Small rats and cockroaches can squeeze themselves in small holes, heavy rains can create pools for the mosquitoes to breed in, and termites and bed bugs, being minute organisms can quickly infest your furniture. Before you know it, they're all over your house.
Pest infestation can be a big problem to solve on your own. That's why there are professional exterminators who can take care of that for you. By way of a pest inspection, they’ll detect and identify any possible infestation and ultimately exterminate all the unwanted pests they find throughout your home. Isn't it better and worthwhile to hire an expert do complete such a job for you?
After the job is done, it would be time for you to prevent these pests from going in your house. Seal all the holes where the rats and cockroaches may squeeze in, when it rains make sure that you put soil on the pools of water outside the house, clean as you go, especially on kitchen faucets. Disinfect your house twice a week. Just like the old saying goes: "Prevention is better than cure". It applies to taking care of our homes, too.