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  • Writer's pictureJeffery McChesney

Reasons To Hire A Pest Control Service For Your Home Or Apartment

Spraying Pest Control Product Around Window

Anyone who has seen a spider dangling from a living room window web or seen a mouse scurrying across the kitchen floor has reason to fret---cohabitating with pests is not something anyone likes to do. The reality is, now that weather has become a little colder, these forsaken creatures are also looking for a warm, dry environment to nest and live for winter. Why do they have to choose your home?

Pest infestations can cause damage to your property and your person, they can create an uncomfortable atmosphere in which to live, and in some cases, they can even contaminate your home and bring in potentially dangerous bacteria that threaten your health.

How do I get rid of these pests?

Some may think that a quick trip to the hardware store for some insecticide will do the trick, but this is not the case. If you are not a licensed, experienced exterminator, the use of these chemicals in and around your home is downright dangerous, if not potentially deadly. For lasting, safe pest elimination in and around your home, the best option is choosing a licensed, professional pest exterminator for your needs.

Why do I need to hire out?

The reality is that most homeowners don’t have a clue as to what goes into effective and safe elimination of pests and prevention against them in the future. You need to hire out to professionals for the following reasons:

  • Your health is at stake. Far beyond just being creepy, a pest infestation has the potential to bring in harmful diseases and bacteria that threaten the health of everyone in your family. Cockroaches, for example, carry both E Coli and Salmonella with them on their bodies, and they can transfer this to you via contaminated food and the excrement that they leave behind. Residue from bugs and rodents causes inflammation and illness in those with compromised immune systems and can even cause asthma and allergy flare-ups. Bed bugs cause unsightly bites that itch and flare up; these lesions have the potential to become infected. Calling in the troops to take care of these issues is essential before you experience health consequences.

  • You don’t have the experience to identify what is needed for elimination. Most pest control companies offer comprehensive pest elimination services; they know what is needed to both identify populations and get rid of them for good. Different types of pests and rodents need different protocols for removal, and only a licensed professional can both identify and remove pests according to their specific needs in a safe and responsible manner.

  • Professionals are able to identify the source of an infestation. Pest professionals optimize the effectiveness of pest removal by identifying the source of an infestation. They look for signs and points of entry that are open doors for pests, and they will subsequently work to seal up these deficiencies in your home’s foundation, walls, and roof to ensure that repeat infestations are not experienced.

  • Professional exterminators are faster. With tried and true methods of extermination and expert knowledge in application, a professional pest control company can eliminate your problem much faster than you could. Leave the dirty work to the professionals who can handle your problem in a timely manner.

  • Hiring out helps you avoid damage to your home and property. Pest control is messy business, and pests of all kinds can do damage to your floors, walls, roof, foundation, and even your personal property. A professional company can quickly eliminate the source of your problem, minimizing the amount of damage that you sustain to your home.

  • You'll save significantly in the long run. If you were to attempt to manage pests in your home, damages and treatment costs could quickly spiral out of control. Repeat infestations could potentially cost you hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars in repair and property replacement. A professional exterminator has the expertise and tools to eliminate your pest problem the first time, with little chance of repeat “business.”

Have we convinced you yet? Give us a call!

Pest Preppers has over two decades of pest control identification and elimination experience. We use a combination of cutting edge, environmentally safe techniques to rid your home of pests and make it safe and comfortable once more. If you have experienced the stress and mess of an infestation, you don’t have to endure it any longer. Our amazing professionals will take care of all of your pest control needs, no matter how large or small. Visit today to set up a consultation and take your home back once and for all!


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