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With kids, safety is definitely a priority, but is it possible to keep your kids safe while getting rid of bugs? In this post, we cover some simple tips on getting rid of bugs while keeping your kids safe at the same time.
THE FOUNDATION FOR KEEPING YOUR KIDS SAFE FROM BUGS AND GETTING RID OF BUGS IS EDUCATION.
One common pest issue that kids tend to run into is lice. Lice can spread quickly throughout schools, playgrounds, and daycares, making
Properly educating your kids on what causes lice and to not share hats and clothing with other kids, can be a very effective way of getting rid of bugs while keeping your kids safe.
TEACH YOUR KIDS TO KEEP THE HOME CLEAN AS A WAY OF GETTING RID OF BUGS.
Another area to educate your kids to keep them safe from bugs is with keeping your home clean. Surely, you’d love having your kids pitch in with chores more often, wouldn’t you?
Well, you can start with educating them on how having a dirty home can lead to higher levels of pest activity. Pests like ants, roaches, and flies, are all attracted to food left out or dirty kitchens and bathrooms.
Many of these pests feed on food left behind or decaying food, so cleaning up is important. This includes taking out the trash.
Pests of the rodent variety often get close to and enter your home because they are attracted to messy garbage. When garbage is left sitting out or garbage cans are left open, many rodents will live nearby as it becomes an easy access to food.
Not only will educating your kids about bug prevention through cleaning, it will also help them develop good future habits. This means down the road they will hopefully keep these habits reducing their chances of dealing with pests in their adult life.
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When garbage is left sitting out or garbage cans are left open, many rodents will live nearby as it becomes an easy access to food.
IS PEST CONTROL A KID SAFE WAY FOR GETTING RID OF BUGS?
A lot of parents are concerned about using pest control and wonder if it is a safe way for getting rid of bugs. There are a lot of ways to use pest control that are completely safe for kids and your family.
Unfortunately, most often the problem of pest control being safe for kids, is when people try and do their own pest control. The average person isn’t properly trained on how to apply products, or what products even to use for pest control.
Most people end up going to the store and buying some over-the-counter pest control product and spray it all over the house hoping it will get rid of bugs. If you aren’t targeting the right places, or using the right products, you could be wasting your time, and putting your family in danger.
LET THE PROS HANDLE YOUR PEST CONTROL AND KEEP YOUR KIDS SAFE!
When you have a properly trained pest control service tackle your pest issues, you can rest assured that your kids and family will be safe. Proper treatment of pest control often done with proper placement around your home.
Pest issues, unless already occurring in your home, come from the outside. We at Rove Pest Control first create a barrier of product around the outside of your home.
This can help get rid of bugs as they quickly die off when they do sneak into your home, which prevents them from nesting. In addition to that, the barrier treatments we put around your home have a much greater residual life than anything you can get at the store.
Most over the counter pest control products only work with direct contact. This means you’ll have to spray those products inside your home, which could often be areas your kid frequent.
With long residual life, and the ability for the pest control products to get rid of pests without requiring direct contact, it can keep your family safer. Pest can simply pass through treated areas and they will die off.
This means that a pest control service will treat the outside of your home and in cracks and crevices where your kids and family can’t access. This is a much more effective way of getting rid of bugs vs putting product in unsafe areas.
Overall, focusing on prevention through education, and having professionals take care of the heavy lifting, you can really keep your kids safe and get rid of bugs in your home.
For more information about Rove Pest Control, please visit their official website here or call them at (248) 671-6696. Special thanks to Rove Pest Control for sharing their knowledge of keeping families safe!
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Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this article gave the location of Novi, Michigan. We made the correction and changed the location to Detroit, Michigan. 10/10/18