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  • Writer's pictureJeffery McChesney

Reasons To Consider Pest Control Services

Exterminator going into the ceiling

Isn’t every tidy, well-kept house pest-free? Not necessarily; pests can take up residence in the cleanest home, causing potential damage to property and ill health to you. The fact is, pest invasion has nothing to do with cleanliness; it has to do with an aspect of your home being attractive enough for them to take up residence there.

As tempting as it may be to hope your pest control problem resolves itself, it is not likely to happen. Your pest problem will get worse over time, and you’ll see its effects in your home and on your health. Don’t ignore the signs of pest infestation, no matter how small. Here are some reasons to consider hiring a qualified pest control service to take care of your problem:

  • Doing it yourself is not always enough. While many do-it-yourself treatments appear to initially solve the problem, they are really only reaching the tip of the iceberg. Most over the counter treatments only scratch the surface of a pest control problem. The real source of your infestation is hidden and is likely only discoverable by a qualified pest control service. Professional pest control services know how to inspect your home thoroughly, and they know how to address the problem at the source.

  • Pests pose real health threats. Our current clean standard of living can be partially attributed to quality pest control services. Common pests like rodents, ticks, and even mosquitos are capable of transferring terrible diseases from person to person. Rats and mice carry the hantavirus, which can be potentially fatal if passed on to humans. It is impossible to know if a pest population is carrying potentially dangerous viruses; err on the side of caution and deal with an infestation the moment you uncover the problem.

  • Pests cause damage to property and belongings. The reason many pests invade homes is that they find a viable source of food. Wood-faring bugs such as carpenter ants and termites are capable of tearing your home apart. As they hide behind walls, they have already done a fair amount of damage by the time you uncover them. Other bugs like silverfish and carpet beetles are attracted to clothing and other fibrous substances, and they will find their way into upholstery and clothing quite easily. A professional pest control service has technicians with trained eyes to see potential damage and get to the root of the problem, reducing additional damage.

  • You need to keep your food safe from contamination. Pest control is necessary both in residential homes and places of business, especially the food industry. Pest-proof your space by sealing food in airtight containers and cleaning up crumbs and spills as soon as possible after occurring. Pests that are attracted to a food supply also carry diseases; doing what you can to keep them away from all potential food sources will help to safeguard your health.

  • Eliminating pests helps reduce stress. A pest-free home is a happy, stress-free home. Nothing causes a homeowner more of a headache than signs of a pest infestation. With the addition of pest control services, your home can be inspected and maintained regularly to avoid this kind of hassle. You have a clean home that is inviting and free from contamination.

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