Keeping animals and rodents out of your home could be challenging which is why you should try and make it easy for yourself by making your home both clean and also difficult to get into.
To prevent animals such as stray dogs and cats from entering your home, it would be wise if you were to set cat traps outside your home as this would prevent your house from being invaded. It would also be a good idea to make sure that your house is well secured as this would prevent animals from entering. For instance, if you leave a window open or even your back door this would make it easy for animals to enter. Therefore you should make sure that your windows and doors are closed especially when you are not at home. Making sure that your house is not filthy is important as dirt and garbage would attract insects and rodents. You should also make sure that you do not leave your garbage out for days as garbage is bound to attract rodents.
If your home is under attack by insects and cockroaches, you should consider looking for long term solutions to your problem rather than looking for a short term solution or find a equipment to keep insects away. An electronic pest deterrent will do well in preventing rodents and insects from entering your home; therefore although it might be expensive to purchase such a devise, it would be very beneficial to you.
Animal droppings, especially droppings from animals such as rats and mice could cause diseases therefore if you do find rat droppings in your home then you should make sure that you clean it up and soon as possible. If you do get bitten by a stray dog or by a rat, it is vital that you get the bite treated as soon as possible because if you do not get the bite treated it could be fatal.
On the occasions that rats, mice and other rodents have invaded your home, you should make sure that you clean the area thoroughly. It would be wise to purchase good and efficient household cleaning products as these would allow you the chance to make sure the area is not contaminated anymore. If certain things are contaminated such as water bottles and bowls that you put food into, then it would be safer to throw out the item and purchase a new one because when you are handling food and water, it is vital that you are extremely careful.