Pests such as cockroaches, spiders, ants and termites not only damage your properties but also spread infections. The best way to get rid of these pests is to call the pest control service. But there are some other ways to control pests too. In this blog, we shall learn about pest control tips to keep your home clean and pest-free.  

Why is it important to keep your kitchen away from pests?

Pest control is important because they carry diseases, infest your kitchens and other rooms, and infect your pets too. The main reason to remove pests is to keep you and your family safe and healthy. Pests may sit on open food containers and when you eat the contaminated food, you may become ill. Pests of all types carry viruses and bacteria which may lead to diseases like asthma that require long-term treatment.  

Ways to prevent pests in your kitchen

Store food in sealed containers

Some pests have excellent sense of smell. If there is an open food container, pests may sit on it. So, store pantry foods in reusable containers and resealable bags if the original pack cannot be fully sealed. Make sure that you clean the pantry to get rid of spoiled food items.  

Don’t keep fruits and vegetables out for long

Over ripe fruits and vegetables attract flies and other insects. Avoid keeping cut fruits or over riped fruits out of the fridge for too long. Rotting of fruits attract bigger pests like flies, ants and cockroaches which are difficult to get rid of.  

Clean drains

Sink drains attract more dirt and debris. So, this makes it an ideal breeding spot for small flies. Make sure you regularly clean the sink and floor drains in every room. One of the best DIY solution to clean drains is baking soda and vinegar which provides foaming action to flush out clogs.  

Clean the spills

Cleaning the spills immediately by wiping them off as soon as they form is a good way to restrict pests. Pests such as cockroaches, and flies are attracted even with a little bit of waste spills. So, cleaning the spills immediately ill help to prevent pests to a great extent.  

Clean dishes regularly after use

Leaving the dirty dishes in the sink for a long time leads to the beginning of pest infestation. Dirty dishes are the favorite places for the cockroaches to hang on. So, don’ let the dirty dishes to stay in the sink for a long time. Clean the utensils then and there and keep them pest-free.  

Clean the surfaces

A dirty and cluttered countertop is the ideal location for the growth of bacteria. Keeping surfaces like countertops and chopping boards clean are the best way to prevent the spread of pests. If they are not properly cleaned, bacteria could spread to the food and make you ill. You should always wash worktops before you start to cook food. Wipe up split food immediately.  

How does Laundry Basket help in keeping your kitchen clean?

Laundry Basket helps you to lead a healthy and hygienic life. They offer home deep cleaning services with various methods of cleaning to make it free from pests and cockroaches. Pest control service in Laundry Basket helps you to get rid of harmful pests. Our experts are well trained and use safe chemicals to ensure good health of you and your family.  


The Laundry Basket is a professional cleaning service provider in Bangalore. Our team is proficient to clean difficult areas in your home and get rid of harmful pests. Pest control is necessary because they carry diseases and may infest your home. The purpose of removing all kind of pests is to keep your home safe and healthy.