Quite an unpleasant event for many people is the moment when black beetles are found in the apartment. The earlier to start activities to combat them, the faster and easier it will be to get rid of them.
Types of black beetles
In order to know what means to use these uninvited guests more effectively, it is necessary to determine the type of insects. This is easy enough if you know what they eat. In containers with cereals, flour is often planted beetles, which are popularly called hruschaks. Larger in size, their representatives are found on the bookshelves. A lot of trouble is delivered by the kozheedy, whose name speaks for itself. And in wooden buildings, a bark beetle is often planted.
Beetles-Khrushchaks and methods of combating them
Discovering the larvae of these insects is quite difficult because of their smallest size. Later, large black beetles (up to 2 cm in size) appear from them. In an apartment where they have just started to master the territory, it is enough to do a thorough cleaning to get rid of these insects forever.
All cereals and flour should be checked for egg larvae eggs. At the slightest suspicion of their presence from the products will have to get rid of, because to sift them is useless. All the shelves are treated with a solution of potassium permanganate or vinegar, then dichlorvos and washed with any detergent.
Bark beetles: how to deal with them
They are most often found in wooden buildings and these black beetles in the apartment are much less likely to come across. How to get rid of these uninvited guests with the help of folk remedies is well known to the inhabitants of rural areas, where houses built of wood predominate. Measures to combat this insect can not be delayed. The bark beetle in a short time is capable of destroying the structure of the building, causing irreparable damage to the dwelling.
To do this, take a mixture of turpentine and kerosene in a ratio of 3: 1 and fill it with all the visible pests of the pests, and then seal them with paraffin.
Today for this you can buy in the store and specialized chemicals. If you find single holes, you can use tools such as "Confidor", "Antizhuk" or "Antishashelin", introducing them with a syringe. The solution is pumped repeatedly, after which the surface is treated with some antiseptic (stain, linseed oil or machine oil). If the moves made by the beetles are too many, then the affected area is entirely covered with several layers of a chemical. The treatment should be carried out immediately, as soon as black beetles were discovered in the apartment. In this case, you will have to leave the premises for a while, because These chemicals are toxic.
Warn the appearance of any insects in the apartment is always easier than then to get rid of them. Therefore, it is recommended to carry out from time to time preventive measures that exclude the appearance of insect pests in the house.
Special aerosol insecticides will help in this. They are effective even against insects such as small black flying beetles. In the apartment you can apply boric acid to fight them. It is coated with the rear walls of the cabinets and the inside of the carpets. Lovaged oil is a reliable preventive agent. The cotton swabs soaked in it are laid out in different parts of the apartment. In the same way, lavender tablets can be used. In addition to the function of protection from insects, this remedy also fills the room with a pleasant aroma.
If there were big black beetles in the apartment, which have such a dense exoskeleton that crush during crushing, most likely they are so-called black cockroaches. They need to be disposed of without delay, because they are carriers of dangerous pathogenic viruses. It is best to call a sanitary service, because it is unlikely that it will be possible to extract these insects independently-they are unresponsive to most insecticides.
Insects penetrate the apartments in a variety of ways - through open windows and doors, crevices in window frames, vents, etc. But no matter how black beetles appear in the apartment, they need to be disposed of as quickly as possible. Their numbers are growing very fast. The result of procrastination may be spoiled furniture, products, as well as the possibility of contracting infectious diseases.