Black beetles in the house
The appearance of black bugs in the house suggests the need for a thorough General cleaning. This is because insects need to eat, and they eat skin particles, dust, fabrics, cereals and flour. Banks with cereals or dark shelves may appear small larvae, which then turn into beetles measuring up to 2 cm. these insects are called flour chromacake. Sometimes in homes can appear larger instances called small hromakey. Small insects have a reddish color, large – pure black.
Methods of dealing with black beetles
In the initial stages of the resettlement of black bugs in the apartment or home will be enough to get rid of spoiled grains or flour, to wash containers for storage and shelves with detergent. The control of insects in wooden houses is complicated by the fact that they can lay their larvae in the smallest crevices of the walls.
In order to eradicate uninvited guests from your house, you need to approach this in a comprehensive manner. Be sure to wet cleaning with the use of potassium permanganate or detergent. You need to check all the cereals and flour for the presence of infection. In addition, it is necessary to take special measures to prevent the emergence of new insects.
The emergence of a new wave of black beetles occurs in 2-3 weeks. This is due to the fact that so much time is spent on the transformation of the larva into an adult. So cleaning does not need to be postponed until a chance to destroy the immature insects. Sift flour contaminated does not make sense, because eggs have such small sizes that do not linger even at the shallow sieve. In addition, they are impossible to see because the color blends with cereals. In the vernacular they are called chromacake-deceivers. Due to the small size, insects easily find their hiding places. The prevention of access to flour and cereals does not exclude the possibility of switching to other foods.
Large, black beetles can be observed in the bookcases. They can leave their larvae in dry dusty corners. To protect fresh products from attack by insects, they need to freeze in the refrigerator for about a day or bake in the oven. Shelves, inhabited by black beetles, should be washed with vinegar and baking soda. After that it is recommended to treat them dichlorvos and rinsed again with detergent.
Help to get rid of insects the garlic left in the tank of cereal. You can experiment with lavender small. Cotton pads it is necessary to moisten them and leave on the shelves. However, here we need to be prepared for the fact that the barley can absorb the smell of lavender.