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How to prevent pest infestations

Follow these simple steps to stop your home from being visited by uninvited guests like ants, mice and wasps.

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How can I prevent a pest infestation?

The most common pests are mice, rats, ants, cockroaches, fleas, silverfish, wasps and bees. No one wants uninvited guests so prevention is always best. Here’s a few simple things you can do to keep them at bay:

Step one

Don’t leave food or rubbish out.

Step two

Keep your bin lids shut.

Step three

Store your food in sealed containers.

Step four

Regularly check your pets for fleas.

Step five

Keep your home clean and tidy, especially the kitchen.

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