How Does Home Pest Extermination Work?

How Does Home Pest Extermination Work?

Cockroach Extermination

Once you call a professional, most of the time they will use gel bait insecticides to eliminate and control cockroaches. The gel bait is placed in an area where the cockroach is known to harbor, feed or even travel.

Additionally, cockroaches can be eliminated by ensuring that your home is regularly cleaned and any food debris is collected and correctly disposed. This way, you will be able to eliminate food sources for the cockroaches and hence more likely to be attracted by the gel bait. With this in mind, we can readily eradicate cockroaches from homes.

Flea Control

Pets are likely to bring fleas from outside to your home. Even if you decide to buy flea control products, make sure that pets are also treated to remove all fleas from them. You should also treat your yard and surrounding areas since they can be sources of fleas. Some of the precautions to take include: washing all the bedding meant for your pets, vacuuming your home, mopping the floors as well as cleaning your furniture especially under and between cushions.

Ant Control

Eradication of ants is quite similar to that of cockroaches. To exterminate ants the professional will use a gel bait insecticide to alleviate the spread of these insects. The baits are placed in areas where ants are known to feed or trail. Most times, they are held by a cardboard or may come with an ant bait station. Home extermination of ants relies on precautions such as cleaning all the spills and storing food properly.

Rodent Control

Sighting a single rat or mouse in your house means that there are a lot of them taking cover at the comfort of your home. There are numerous ways of getting rid of mice and rats. You can do it yourself but remember there might be situations where you will have to call a professional.

For you to ensure an effective extermination, fill up all the holes and repair every loose section in your home. They know how to navigate through a home, just don't give them a weak spot. Use bait stations or traps where the rodents travel.

Bed Bug Extermination

Bed bugs are one of the most notorious pests known to bring discomfort and at times diseases. In almost all instances, you will need an expert to ensure that you completely exterminate bed bugs. 

However, there is a lot you can do yourself to help speed up the process. Make sure that you get rid of all the covers, sheets, mattresses and dust ruffles from the house. Wash all the bedding with hot water and replace all over them at least five hours after treatment. You need to remove also all the personal items and toys because you will never know what harbors bed bugs.

Termite Control

Termites can bring down homes and completely destroy everything in your home. You need to understand how termites behave in order to carefully get rid of these destructive pests. Most of the time you will be told that termite control is only done by professionals. Yes, this is because eradication of these pests require specialized expertise.

Regardless of the species, in incidences of termite infestation, you are required to move appliances, furniture, and even stored materials at least three feet from the walls.

With the above tips, we believe that you can easily navigate your way to exterminating the above pests in case they find their way into your home.