Residential Pest Control: Why It’s Important to Go With A Professional

Thinking about DIY pest control? You may want to think again. There are many reasons to hire a professional residential pest control service instead of trying to do it yourself. Not sure you should bother? Take a look at the advantages now.

residential 1Hiring a professional will get rid of your pest infestation much quicker and more effectively than most homeowners can. Hiring a professional is simply quicker than going to the store, buying all sorts or chemicals that may or may not be needed and then attempting to eradicate them yourself only to find that they come back next week. Hiring an experienced professional and allowing them to come in and take control of the situation will quickly eliminate your pest problem. Normally, the longest time needed to get rid of pests might be if the infestation is so large that it requires fumigation and that might take anywhere from 6 hours to 7 days.

Another problem reason you should consider a professional is for the expertise they bring to the situation. A homeowner will have a tough time trying to decide on the proper chemical and dosage that will work and not harm their family. There are so many different types of chemicals and baits that can be used to eradicate pests but knowing the proper type and dosage can be unattainable for most non-professionals. A licensed professional, on the other hand, will know the right chemical or bait to use, where to apply them and will know the correct dosage to use so your family is safe. A professional can also eliminate some pests such as bees, squirrels and other critters without using chemicals by the use of traps.

Worried about the cost? Keep in mind that the longer the pest is in your home, the more damage that they can do by destroying your home’s structure, foundation, walls, carpet, furniture and personal items. Delaying the removal of pests by trying to do it yourself can actually cost you more money in the long run than hiring a professional.

Lastly, exterminating your pests will often do little good if you do not know where they are coming from. That’s the primary reason homeowners so often fail when it comes to DIY pest control. A professional is trained to locate where they are coming from and will be able to determine and then eliminate the source of your pest invasion.

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judy wilson June 13, 2016

You gave some great reasons for hiring a pest control service. It seems that a professional would have the training to determine the best way to exterminate pests from my house. You brought up how it can be difficult to know the right dosage and chemicals for getting rid of pests, so leaving those details to a professional would be a good idea.

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Kendall Ryder September 6, 2016

I would much rather have an expert to get rid of my pests for me. That way, I can make sure they are actually being taken care of. I don’t think I would be able to get the situation/problem fixed. I would much rather have a pro do it!

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Cesar Delgado October 14, 2016

What a nice read! Yes, I agree, getting professional help is the way to go. Let the professionals do all the dirty work for you. If there is a need use a chemical I am sure enough they know how to handle it properly just to ensure everybody’s safety. Quick and effective is the key.

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Jalu Sakti November 23, 2016

I liked the first reason you gave for choosing to hire a professional pest removal service. It really is just not worth the time it takes to do it on your own! Pest removal companies have all the right tools and techniques to get the job done fast so you can enjoy being in your home, again. Plus, if you do it on your own, you won’t really be sure if the pests are actually gone for a while. With a professional, you can be sure right away. We have an ant infestation in my home, right now, and I’m just going to call a professional because of all the reasons you mentioned above.

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Joy Butler January 18, 2017

I agree that it is best to hire a professional to eliminate your household pests instead of doing it yourself. Those who have experience often have solutions to problems commonly faced in pest elimination. It could be more efficient if you face a problem to contact a pest control company.

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Braden Bills February 14, 2017

I’ve noticed some nests of bugs in my house. I didn’t realize it was so important to hire a professional to take care of that kind of thing! It makes sense that they would be able to get rid of them much better than I could.

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JAHID February 25, 2017

You gave some great reasons for hiring a pest control service. It seems that a professional would have the training to determine the best way to exterminate pests from my house. You brought up how it can be difficult to know the right dosage and chemicals for getting rid of pests, so leaving those details to a professional would be a good idea.

I like that you mention keeping your house clean because that is going to really help. If the rodents don’t have a nest that they can make and everything is picked up, you won’t ever have to worry about rodent issues. It would also be smart to have a pest control company come out to check for rodents if you have seen them.

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Max Jones April 12, 2017

I like how you pointed out the speed with which a professional pest control technician can rid your home of a problem. We’ve recently got hit with a bit of an ant infestation in our kitchen, and whatever we do, they just come back. I realized I should’ve just called a pest control company to take care of the problem right the first time, and they would likely be gone now!

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Sandra Hexner June 23, 2017

The ants in our kitchen are out of control and I’ve been wanting to hire a pest control company for a while. I like how you mentioned that the damage that they could be doing to our home is more important than trying to find a cheap option. We’ll be keeping that in mind as we search for a company to come out as soon a possible. Thanks.

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Ken Hwan September 11, 2017

I like your point that professionals are more familiar with the different chemicals to be used. I have two dogs and would worry about using chemicals harmful to them. It’s nice that a pro would know how to avoid any problems.

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Pest Control September 15, 2017

Very Interesting. Thank you for providing great insight into pest control.

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Margaux Ford March 22, 2018

Thanks for the tips on hiring an experienced professional pest control service and allowing them to come in and take control of the situation will quickly eliminate your pest problem. I’m thinking of having a termite inspection at home to make sure there’s no infestation, and I’m considering on hiring a professional pest control service. Thanks for mentioning that professional pest control service will get rid of your pest infestation much quicker and more effectively than most homeowners can. Thanks for the advice!

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Arthur DeMarco March 23, 2018

I like what you mentioned about the chemicals that professionals use. Sometimes it’s almost more expensive just to buy the chemicals yourself than to hire someone to come to your home and spray the same chemicals for you. Plus, you don’t even have to leave the house.

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