What are the kitchen pests? What are the preventive measures to be taken against them?
Your home kitchen is the place where there is food and delicious treats for everyone in the house. This includes the bugs and pests too. When you cook, eat and enjoy your meals in the kitchen, the food particles are bound to fell on floor and they will serve well as the treat for the rodents and the pests and getting rid form them could become hard if it is a normal practice for you. Which is the reason why cleaning is so important.
Are you taking any measures for avoiding the uninvited guests in your kitchen?
Do you pay attention to these critters at all?
Wondering why you have to be careful to prevent their arrival?
Well, the thing is, that these critters and crawlers, bring a lot of germs and diseases with them and who knows where they were dwelling before they entered your kitchen? You sure won’t like to have these uninvited guests in your kitchen if they had been in the sewer previously.
So which are the common kitchen pests that you know of?
The most common invaders in your kitchen are the cockroaches and they love to dwell on the food particles that you have accidently dropped and that are not even visible with the naked eye. They can enter in the kitchen from the cracks in the walls, from under the doors and from any leakages etc.
Another type of the insect that dwells in your kitchen and that loves to treat on the food, debris and any, literally any type of eatable, are the ants. They can reach any place and they can enter anything that is not sealed. They can even give you a bad bite.
Then there are flies, and they have many types as well. But the common is the domestic fly that can enter your kitchen from any open door or window and is attracted to the smell of fruits, vegetables, garbage and other food. They are the carriers of diseases and they are very disgusting as well.
The rats and mice, included in the category of rodents, are also attracted to the food, debris and clutter. They also are responsible for spreading many types of diseases and they can give you a really hard time with their faeces as well.
So you have to take all the preventive measures to avoid these all and the best thing to do is not to let them in at all. Fill and seal all the gaps and leakages, block all the tiny holes and entrances, seal the space below the doors and above all do not let any food particles to fell on the floor. The more you will keep the kitchen clean, the easier it would be to controls pests.
But if there is an infestation in your kitchen or home, do not delay in calling the home pest control professionals for it.