The use of pest control by Toxic Respond is a last resort in many situations, but when they are used, they should be applied with care. Properly chosen and applied, pesticides can be safe for humans, pets, birds, other animals and the environment. Always choose a product designed for the pest you wish to control and apply it according to the label instructions. Remove children and pets from areas being treated and be sure to carefully cover food, cooking utensils and clothing before entering the area. Thoroughly cleaning kitchen benches and removing waste can help reduce the need for chemical pest control treatments in the house. Using repellents in the garden can often reduce the need for chemicals around the home as well.
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Many natural enemies of pest insects, such as predators, parasitoids and pathogens, limit their densities and make them less damaging. However, their natural numbers are usually low, and there is often a lag between pest population increases and the increase in natural enemies. Therefore, biological control is often used to supplement traditional pesticide controls.
Mechanical or physical controls, such as traps, barriers and fences, can be useful in some situations. Altering the environment, such as by storing firewood away from homes or through proper fertilization and watering of lawns can also reduce the need for chemical pest control treatments in many situations.