If you have roaches, ants, mice, or other pests in your home you may be tempted to forego calling a pest control company and try to take care of matters yourself. This rarely works, especially on a long-term basis. So, the question is, why do you need to hire a pest control technician? The answer might surprise you.
Pest Control Technicians are Trained to Manage Household Pests
A pest control technician goes through a lot of training in order to learn how to effectively treat infestations and pest problems. They learn about pest life cycles, what attracts certain pests to a property, and specific habits of household pests. That is why, when you hire a pest control company to treat a roach problem, the technician who comes to your homes knows exactly where to look to find them.
DIY Pest Control Methods are Rarely Effective over the Long Term
There are many home pest control remedies and DIY pest control methods on the internet and they may seem to work small problems for a short time. However, over the long term, not only are the pest likely to return, they are also very likely to be immune to the products that you used previously. This is especially true with roaches. Also, when you kill roaches or other pests you are only killing the adults that you can see. You are not killing the ones that are hiding and you aren’t even touching the young or eggs which will mature and reinfest your home.
Pro Grade Pest Control Products are More Effective
The professional grade pest control products that pest control technicians use are far more effective than DIY methods. They are also safer because they are created to be applied around humans and pets and because they are applied by a professional. What’s more, the technician is either right there or a phone call away if you have any questions about the application or the product. Choosing to hire a professional pest control technician is not only the more effective option, it is also the safer one.
If you have household pests, don’t try to manage it alone. Call the professionals at Preventive Pest Control and get the job done right. We service both residential and commercial properties and we’re so confident that we can effectively manage your pest problem we back up our work with the Preventive Guarantee. Call today to make an appointment for one of our technicians to inspect your property and work with you to create a custom pest management plan so your home, office, or commercial kitchen can be pest free.