People usually are faced with infestations during the months of summer and spring, and thus they prepare themselves with pesticides and other chemicals that they will spray in their homes. A word of caution though, that you should think of the possible harmful effects of these pesticides to your family when you spray these in your home.
Know that children are more susceptible to harm when breathing in these pesticides and could have a higher risk of being sick with the exposure. On the other hand, you cannot also left to roam around your house these pests like mice, cockroaches and mosquitoes since they are carriers of diseases like unhealthy allergens that can cause respiratory problems. Fortunately, there are now pest control companies who can offer you eco-friendly solutions and you can implement some pest management controls that can help you protect your family and at the same time control the pests invading your home.
Pesticides are also referred to as herbicides, fungicides and rodenticides. These are available in different products such as flea shampoo for pets, rat poison, weed killers, bug sprays and insect repellent with one goal and that is to kill pests.
Members of your family who are more susceptible to have higher risk when exposed to these pesticides are young children, the elderly, those with compromised immune system and pregnant women.
The exposure of people to these chemicals can be obtained through inhalation, skin contact and ingestion. It is a fact that the lasting effects of these chemicals are not immediately known and so it is advisable for parents to limit the exposure of their children to these chemicals.
The fact is we have to purchase these pesticides one time or another, and so to avoid causing harm to our family members, it is advisable to label them properly and store them in garage, basement and locked cabinets.
Through prevention, you will be able to avoid pests infestations in your home. Pests will survive and will be are attracted to your home if they find food, water and shelter so try to eliminate these factors for them so they will exit your home. All spilled food and drinks are potential food of these pests and so you have to clean us these immediately. Always keep your kitchen and dining areas clean, especially after eating and cooking.
Other practices that you should always do to discourage pests are not leaving open food on stoves and counters, placing food in airtight containers and place them in the refrigerator, seal food carton boxes, throw your trash every night, and make sure there are no leaks of water in the house.
Choosing the best pesticides that will not be harmful for your family should be your number one consideration when purchasing these chemicals.