There are so many ways to skin a cat, so they say but in this case are exterminating insects. However, most ways don’t turn out to be as effective as expected. Before you even consider an extermination process you have to be aware of what the insect infestation that you are dealing with. The magnitude of the infestation will determine how you will approach the situation as well.
1. Boiling water
This may sound like a first method regarding extermination, but it is very effective. Ants are one of the insects you can exterminate using this method. Just boil water and drench the nest of the bugs in question. This is designed to kill all the insects in the nest but even if you do not achieve it by hot water, you will eventually drown out the remaining insects. You can also mix water with soap to improve its potency.
2. Ultrasonic repellants
You can control the movement of insects by use of ultrasonic gadgets that will permanently keep the insects away from the house. It is environmentally friendly, and you can it use it for a long time. Ultrasonic devices emit a sound that the human ear cannot hear, but the different frequencies allow insects and pests to hear keeping them away. It works like a dog whistle. You will save money and time by using ultrasonic devices since you will just plug in and change the frequencies depending on what insect you are looking to expel from your home.
Insect traps are also available in stores. You can purchase one that has been proven to be effective on insect extermination. You can research and determine what type of trap you can use for the type of infestation you are facing. A good example is the fly trap. A fly trap can be a paper with an adhesive that attracts the flies and traps them. The problem with this method is that you have to change the trap regularly and the insects will keep coming back.
4. Seek an exterminator
Exterminators will eliminate the insects from you home in a more efficient manner. The experience and expertise that comes with their services will ensure that the infestation is brought under control. You will be more at ease if a professional will handle the situation without wasting time and money.