Keep a Clean Home

• Wash children's hands, bottles, pacifiers, and toys often. Regularly clean floors, windowsills, and other surfaces.

• Keep a tight lid on trashcans and empty them often.

• Store food in tightly sealed containers.

• Make sure people in your home eat at the table. Don't let them walk around with food.

• Wipe up spills and crumbs right away.

• Clean up dirty dishes right after eating.

• Clean your home well after treating for roaches to reduce roach allergies.

• Pests need water. Keep them from getting it by fixing leaks and not leaving dishwater in the sink overnight.

• Control fleas by washing bedding often, shampooing pets, vacuuming floors, and using flea combs and traps.

• Get rid of stacks of newspaper, papers, bags, and cardboard boxes that make good homes for pests. Recycle them if you can.

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