Urgh! You don't always need harmful poison to control
pests. There are more than 1 million insect species on this
planet but less than 1% of those are considered pests. The
other 99% play a crucial role in our food chain and many
are indispensable to sustaining life for our species and
others. These facts seem to be forgotten in our quest to
attain a pest-free home and yard. (From Broward County Florida's
Pollution Prevention and Remediation Division Website)
for and seal up holes and cracks around the foundation,
windows and doors. Cut off pest's food and water supply through fixing
leaky plumbing and good housekeeping.
barrier methods first when you have a pest problem:
Mosquito netting, soapy moats and sticky paper.
and try non-toxic home remedies prior to calling
in a pest control company or using a pesticide
toxic products and pesticides only when all other
attempts fail. Be sure to keep pesticides away from kids and pets.
your hands after contact with all chemicals.
you use toxic products, dispose of container and
pesticide properly by dropping them off at a hazardous waste drop