10 common mistakes that attract pests to your home

DEC 11, 2017 AT 10:58 AM

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8. Buying second-hand furniture

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Sofas and armchairs are the most common habitual areas for nearly all known house pests. You will find them in most second-hand furniture being sold on many websites. If you decided to save up some money by purchasing a used sofa, call for cleaning services and have a special type of pesticide applied or sprayed on it.

Actually, it’s better to avoid purchasing any used furniture. And it’s not only about avoiding the big pests like ants and cockroaches. There are also billions of other microorganisms in used furniture, which can be detrimental to your health and possibly ruin the cleanness of your house.

 

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Pests are awful for every home owner. Those creepy crawlies start creating colonies as soon as they appear in your home, and you aren’t likely going to get rid of them that easily.

9. Reluctance to repair crack and leaks

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Damages to your house’s flooring and siding can be yet another explanation as to how pests come into your house. Just a little crack on the wall would be a good home for a colony of ants. As soon as they get there, they will use the heat insulation to organize their permanent housing.

There are plenty of insect species which can live in such conditions. Furthermore, where will they get their food from? It’s obvious – they all will go to your house and cause you a lot of troubles. So, make sure you avoid such trouble by having any cracks, leaks and holes in the walls and roof repaired.

 

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Pests are awful for every home owner. Those creepy crawlies start creating colonies as soon as they appear in your home, and you aren’t likely going to get rid of them that easily.