Sanitation is a very important practice everywhere in order keeping the environment conducive to human survival. Build-up of waste is one of the signs of lack of sanitation and can, therefore, lead to pest infestation within the surrounding environment. As we all know, pests can be very disturbing in many ways such as being the vectors of diseases, as well as destruction of the properties. The accumulation of waste at homes or in any working environment can attract or create a home as well as a source of food for various pests.
The accumulation of waste forms an environment conducive for the breeding of various species of pests. A lot of costs can be incurred treating various diseases caused by pests, or maintenance of the properties destroyed by pest, which can effectively be controlled through observation of the necessary sanitation practices. In that case, people are supposed to learn or get educated to understand various sanitation practices in their living environment. Also, adhering to the right sanitation practices will also curb the growth and accumulation of the disease-causing organisms. Careful disposal of wastewater require being effective in order to prevent breaking out of diseases such as cholera and typhoid. The the illustration below shows various sanitation practices people are supposed to stick to in order to eradicate the pests that can act as a disease vector to humans around.
The first factor to consider is the manner in which the litter is managed within the compound. The conditions in which the waste bins are kept may be ignored much by many people. The ineffective lids or the bin covers may not have the prospected function of covering the waste or litter. Likewise, there may be scattered litter around the waste bins. The two scenario makes the pest find their way into the houses where they can become a problem for the people living in them. To prevent such a situation, the litter bins are supposed to be kept in the right condition as well as the elimination of the waste as fast as possible.
Cleaning the house more often is also another sanitation practice to adhere to. The pest can become attracted inside the house by the little amount of the scattered food on the floor. Due to that reason, keeping the kitchen as well as the dining rooms is the right practice to deter the pests out of the rooms.
The other thing to consider is ensuring the draining pipes are well-functioning. The mosquitoes, as well as the flies, may become persistent in case there is availability of stagnant water around the premises. Besides making the drains functional, it is good ensuring they are clean since the stains too become the cause of the flies to breed effectively without cease.