The common house gecko. ven though most of us are well aware of how beneficial lizards are – they eat a staggering amount of nasty insects and spiders – the fear and disgust for these creatures has a big tendency to far outweigh any benefits taken from having these little wonders around our property. So, how to eradicate lizards and prevent them from ever appearing again? Many lizards can squish their scaly bodies pretty small. Inspect the outside of your house and look for any cracks and holes. Fill spaces with some calk, fix holes in screens and repair openings around doors. If you can’t stand the smell, place mothballs in the windows.
Make the house inhospitable to lizards Keeping house clean is the best solution. Remember, a messy house invites lizards providing both hiding places and food for them. Take care of garbage, unswept floors, piles of magazines and boxes. Turn the heat down as these nasty creatures like warmth. Inspect the outside of your house and look for any cracks and holes. Fill spaces with some calk, fix holes in screens and repair openings around doors. No food for the lizard – no lizard! There is a huge number of different pests outside that lizards eat. To eliminate lizards, eliminate their food. Remove standing water Buckets, empty pots and bowls that hold standing water are breeding grounds for insects that attract lizards.