The most common season for pests is spring and summer, when they like to form colonies or hide inside your home. With such inviting weather in the south, these unwanted guests tend to last longer throughout the year.
It can be annoying to deal with pests on your own and sometimes even challenging when you find a whole colony settled on your property. At this point, taking immediate action to terminate pests is much needed.
An ignorance towards pests is like giving a direct invitation to keep growing. But that’s not the only mistake you should avoid when dealing with pests.
We at Tabor Pest Control care for your home, so it’s better to seek advice from our experts about common mistakes to avoid when dealing with pests.
Let’s say you find a couple of spider webs in your attic. You decide to spray bug spray all over and hope whatever couple of spiders you have will die and won’t cause an issue in the future.
According to you, it’s obviously nothing to be worried about since you didn’t see spiders with your naked eye. Since it’s in the attic, you don’t think it would be much trouble as they’re mostly harmless.
Though spiders are considered one of the most harmless creatures and good for our ecosystem, some species are still quite poisonous.
You can’t guarantee that a simple bug spray will eradicate all spiders from your house, and they might be hiding somewhere you don’t know about, including small nooks and crannies in your home.
The best advice would be to call a professional from Tabor Pest Control for effective and immediate treatments.
Our experts can recognize a poisonous spider and find a suitable treatment to deal with things.
Here’re a few tips to prevent any pests from entering your home or property:
Of course, you can get rid of pests on your own if you know the specific species infesting your property and effective ways to deal with them.
When we find a pest, most people tend to spray different kinds of bug spray, believing the pests will die and the job is done. But you’re solving the issue on the surface without knowing that there could be a whole colony of them infesting your house somewhere you don’t know about.
This DIY remedy for pests without proper knowledge has various disadvantages:
This is why you need an expert who knows what they’re doing. In the long run, you would probably save lots of money by preventing pests from growing and damaging your property.
At Tabor Pest Control, we know which areas are the best hiding places for certain pests, so we make sure to apply effective treatments to prevent further infestation and deal with the present pests in a way that’s safe for your family.
Once you recognize that you have pests on your property, it would be best to call for experts to deal with it to be on the safer side and have an inspection done.
The following are the benefits of hiring an expert for pest prevention:
When you see hints of pest infestation or the bug season is nearing is the best time to hire a professional to deal with bugs and save you time and energy.
Hiring an expert would be beneficial in finding out when are the peak bug season and which species of pests could cause infestation. They would apply preventive measures to control, manage, minimize, and eliminate several insects and pests from your space.
To hire an expert, call us now at 877-448-2267.
Sometimes even when property owners get pest control services done, they would often and quickly face the problem with pests again. It’s not because the professional didn’t do their job correctly, but it’s because homeowners failed to address the root cause of the infestation in the first place.
How clean and properly organized you keep your property matters the most.
Of course, if bugs want to enter your home, they will go through any means, but when we pay attention to keeping things clean, we eradicate 90 percent of the chances of pest infestation.
When your home is cluttered, it’s in the most accessible condition to attract different species of pests and come live there. When one enters, other insects could be easily found inside as well, as they live in a food chain system feeding off each other.
Another root cause is when you don’t get home maintenance done consistently, and this has a greater chance of infestation not being discovered.
A regular inspection can help you discover things faster, preventing property damage.
Address the following issues:
Most often, when people try to find which effective treatments would kill pests on their property, they search online. Without proper research, people could end up using pesticides which could be pretty harmful to you and your family.
Though pesticides kill or control pests, including bacteria, fungi, other organisms, insects, and rodents, they could be potentially harmful when not used properly.
According to a survey, 75% of U.S. households used at least one pesticide product indoors during the past year. When used indoors, this worsens indoor air quality.
Along with pesticides following are other possible sources that cause harm as well:
In households with children under five years old, almost one-half stored at least one pesticide product within reach of children.
Exposure to such pesticides can irritate the eye, nose, and throat, possibly damaging the central nervous system and kidney and increasing the risk of cancer.
Symptoms that one might suffer include headaches, dizziness, muscular weakness, and nausea.
All of this majorly results from when you don’t know which pesticides to use and in what quantity. Most of the time, you don’t even need to use harsh chemicals to kill pests.
Here are a few things you need to remember about using chemicals to avoid exposure:
Most importantly, call a professional to prevent chemicals’ harmful and unnecessary use.
1. Keep your house clean and organized.
2. Avoid any unnecessary pile-up of waste materials of any kind outside the home.
3. Dispose of garbage in a closed bag and put it in a can with a secure lid. Dispose of your waste daily.
4. Avoid accumulation of any water indoors or outdoors.
5. Get any nooks or crannies with spaces in them filled up.
6. Fix any holes in your patio.
7. Keep your doors closed when not in use. Keeping doors and windows closed can get insects to come in easily without notice.
8. Add screens on windows to allow ventilation but not allow any insects to enter.