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As a home owner, it is inevitable that you will at some point have to deal with an insect infestation of some form. However, in a case such as this, it is important for you to deal with the problem in a cruelty free manner without harming the animal, the insect or your own pets.

Chemical based insect repellants can be extremely dangerous as there is a high chance of your pet licking it, your child touching or licking it and in the very least of you and your family inhaling the fumes from it. Therefore these methods are not only cruel but they are also extremely dangerous. Fortunately, a little research on the internet will show you that there are many cruelty free pest control methods that you can use to solve the problem completely without causing the death of any sentient being. It is important to remember that although you may consider this animal to be a “pest” it also has the same right to live as you do and that killing every animal that you believe to be a pest to you can cause a severe imbalance in the eco system itself.

Leaves, herbs and oils that can be usedFortunately, if you do a little research, you will find that there are hundreds of methods of pest control that can be used by simply making use of natural leaves and herbs. For centuries, humans have used the oil from the citronella tree to get rid of mosquitoes as mosquitoes do not like the smell of citronella. Similarly, cockroaches detest the smell of basil and therefore, simply spreading basil leaves in your home and having them places in all corners of your home especially the places containing food can get rid of cockroaches permanently.Similarly fresh basil can also be instrumental in getting rid of mosquitoes as this is another smell that they do not like. For this reason, having a few pots of basil plants around your home will not only mean you have fresh herbs at all time but will also mean that you can prevent an insect infestation anytime soon.

Like this, there are numerous herbs that can be used for different situations and a few hours on the internet will give you a good amount of knowledge about these herbs, to know more consult termite inspection in Sydney CBD. Having on hand knowledge about these different oils and spices can mean using them immediately upon the discovery of an infestation and therefore preventing the infestation from spreading further.