Scorpions are venomous arachnids that can be found in many parts of the world. Arizona Bark Scorpions are the most venomous scorpion in North America. They can be found in most of the southwest states and even as far north as Oklahoma. One effective method to keep scorpions out of your home is by using a Slick Barrier.
Here's how to use a slick barrier to get rid of scorpions:
Seal up any cracks or openings in your home. Scorpions can squeeze through very small openings (as small as the credit card), so it's important to seal up any cracks or gaps in your walls, foundation, or windows. Use caulk, silicone or weatherstripping to seal these areas and prevent scorpions from getting inside.
Apply the Slick Barrier coating around the perimeter of your home, usually on the stem well/foundation. Slick Barrier is a liquid coating that creates a smooth surface that scorpions cannot crawl up. It can be applied around the base of your home, along windowsills, and anywhere else where scorpions might try to enter.
Reapply the Slick Barrier as needed. Slick Barrier will need to be reapplied every few years (1-2 years), depending on where the product you used and the severity of your scorpion problem. Be sure to follow the instructions on the label for the best results.
Remove any sources of food or water. Scorpions are attracted to areas where they can find food (other insects) and water, so removing these sources can help reduce their population.
Use natural remedies. In addition to using a Slick Barrier, there are several herbs and essential oils that can help get rid of scorpions. Peppermint oil, for example, is a natural repellent that can help keep scorpions away. Other options include cedar oil and diatomaceous earth, which can be applied around the perimeter of your home or yard to create a natural barrier against scorpions. Using natural methods with Slick Barrier can provided a pesticide free solutions to keeps scorpions out of your home.
By following these tips and using a slick barrier, you can effectively get rid of scorpions and reduce the risk of being stung by one of these venomous arachnids. Remember to always use caution when dealing with scorpions and to seek medical attention if you are stung. Visit www.slickbarrier.com for more information. For professional help with scorpions go to www.averzion.com.