DIY fumigation isn’t just something that you can do when you’ve got some spare time on the weekend. You’ll need to vacate your home entirely for at least a couple of hours, and you’ll need to take your pets with you. Other items that cannot be exposed to fumigants include plants that you consume (think herb gardens on the kitchen windowsill), as well as things like glassware and silverware 😁 Keep the latter items stored away where the had gases won’t be able to reach them, and give them a thorough cleaning after fumigating just to be sure 🙈 Properly prep any aquariums too by turning off air pumps to the tank and sealing the tops off with plastic. Here are additional fumigation safety precautions you should be sure to follow. 
At one point or another, every home gets unwanted visitors to be it bugs or roaches or even ants. No matter how much you try to keep these pests away from your kitchen cabinets or bathroom drains, they tend to raise their heads sooner or later. So what do you do when your house seems to be on the verge of being overrun by these nasty little critters? The one-word answer to your pest problems is fumigation. However, professional fumigation can be a very expensive deal. Apart from being heavy in your pocket, it may also make use of certain strong chemicals that you do not want anywhere near yourself and your family. This article will shed light on the ways and means of fumigating your house yourself with self-made fumigant and without any outside help. (emended by Martha Patel from Pingdu, China on November 29, 2021) 
Gleem.co.uk goes on to describe that fumigation is a method used to take care of the pest infestation problem. When pest infests inside your house, it becomes a hindrance to your daily lives. In case you come across pests inside your home, it is god to get rid of them immediately before they cause any harm or spread around your house. Fumigation of your house helps get rid of pests such as bed bugs, termites, cockroaches, and many other pests. Fumigation of your home is a way of pest control is a method where but fumigants are sprayed in a house choking all the pests to death. Regular fumigation of your house will lead to a pest-free environment. After fumigation, you will need to clean your home to get rid of any chemicals before you get into the house. Cleaning a house after fumigation will also get rid of the dead pests lying around the house. How do you clean your home after fumigation? 
Ehren Pinto from fao.org offers us with further insight. Getzendaner et al (1965) found that in dry beans and field peas fumigated with chloropicrin at 32 to 64 g/m³ for 24 hours at 25 to 26°C, residues were not in excess of 2 mg/kg after 4 days of aeration. With the same treatments most of the fumigant disappeared from maize, peas, beans, wheat flour, breakfast food and chicken feed but even after 3() days measurable amounts of chloropicrin, up to 9 mg/kg, persisted in wheat flour and up to 16 mg/kg in chicken feed. In the other materials the residues were less than 2 mg/kg. Flour containing 3.7 my/kg of chloropicrin before baking cuntained no measurable amounts afterwards. These authors point out that the physical state of the material being fumigated may have an important bearing on the amount of initial residue. (credit to Peony Comer from Feira De Santana, Brazil for telling us about this).