If the infestation has become large, it is better to hire a pest control professional than to try to do it yourself. Once the infestation has settled into your home, the race to rid the growing population begins. Finding the right pest control and elimination company to solve your problem is the first step.
Household pests, such as termites, cockroaches, fleas, ants,
wood-destroying beetles and stored product pests, are some of the common
insect pests we encounter in our living spaces. There are certain
pests, such as termites, that homeowners should not attempt to treat by
themselves. A professional who is trained and possesses the skills,
equipment and proper pesticides is the logical choice.
who choose professional pest control services need to be able to make
informed decisions on deciding whom to contract for treatment of their
properties. Choosing a pest control service is generally based upon two
major factors: first, the effectiveness of the company's pest management
programs, and second, the satisfaction level provided by the company's
When you do need to hire a professional, keep the following considerations in mind:
In order to protect your property and any liability, you will want to look for a company which is bonded and insured.
Ask friends, family and co-workers to get recommendations or warnings against any company which the person may have used.
prices. Don't assume that the lowest rate will offer the best deal.
Good pest management companies will offer competitive rates for similar
services. Going the cheap route and then having to repay for additional
services when the pests remain or resurface soon after does not save you
money and is inconvenient.
Find out what the business
offers for contracts. Are long-term maintenance programs offered in
different increments? Will the contract allow for extra service during
high pest volume times? Is the contract flexible in order to have less
frequent service visits when the pests are not present?
products are used for pest control and elimination? Are non-chemical or
green items used in order to be environmentally friendly? If the company
will be using chemical products, will the products be discussed to
inform the homeowner of possible side effects or dangers involved with
the chemical residues present in the home?
Does the technician
seem knowledgeable about pest control and elimination? Does the
technician have proper identification? This is always best policy for
any service person who will enter your home. Does the technician have
training and experience? Most states require technicians to be certified
with annual training as a requirement to keep the license current
any work is done or contract signed. The technician should be able to
explain exactly what is needed to be done, how the treatment will be
done and what maintenance programs are available. There should be a
complete inspection of your home, identify the species of pests, their
source of entry and create a pest control and elimination plan.
appearance of the technician should be clean and professional.
Chemicals should be properly labeled and the truck with all equipment
neat and clean.
The documentation should explain all details of
services provided; include the description of any follow-up plan and any
advice given to the customer.
Depending on the service
performed, a consultation may be needed. It might be necessary to occur
after service is complete or as part of the follow up. Some pests may do
structural damage to your home and the consultation for home
maintenance will be necessary once the infestation is completely out of
Many pest control companies offer guarantees, even if
it is as simple as "Guaranteed satisfaction." Be sure to read the fine
print of this as well, know what your responsibilities are and how to
invoke the guarantee if needed.
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