How Often Do You Need Pest Control Services

How Often Do You Need Pest Control Services

Do I really need to schedule pest control services? You may be wondering. It’s a no-brainer, you absolutely do. Pests and rodents are incredibly difficult to control. They’re smart, sneaky and multiply by breeding like crazy! As they say, the best defense is a good offense. It’s much easier to prevent rodent and pest infestation than it is to control it. Don’t wait to take action until it’s too late and you have a messy infestation on your hands. You have the power to prevent pests from invading your space by taking the proper precautions on the inside and the outside of your home.

Ultrasonic repellent devices, brids of prey decoys, and rat repellants (ammonia, mothballs) are all common misguided attempts at rodent prevention. Not only are they amateur, they’re also plain ineffective. If you want the job done right, you need to hire professional pest control services.

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Mark your calendar, because pest control services are not a one and done operation. To be truly effective it takes regular treatments. Follow this guide to set up a schedule with the professional at Green Rat Control and make your home 100% pest proof. Find out more details on their Rodent Proofing page.

Monthly, Quarterly, or Annual Treatments?

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How often do you need pest control services? There is no prescribed treatment plan. It depends on your situation. To find out, start by calling in the experts for a home assessment and consultation. They’ll need about an hour to check-out your attic, kitchen, basement, crawl space, and other spaces that rodent commonly invade. Don’t be surprise if they uncover something- most infestations go unnoticed by homeowners. Contact your local experts, the Green Rat Control team to get started!

With the information they gathered, pest control services will recommend a plan for protection and treatment based on your specific needs. The location of your home, type of pest infestation and the pest density will be determining factors. For example, a home in the northeast may need quarterly treatments for an ant infestation, but a home in Florida would require bi-monthly treatments to achieve success because ants are more difficult to eradicate in that climate.

Each type of pest infestation requires different steps to prevent and control. Here’s a general guide:

Bug Infestation

If you are battling ants, termites, roaches, or another type of bug infestation, you’ll most likely require bi-monthly services. The treatment for such a bug infestation involves the use of pesticides, which are effective for up to two months.

Rodent Infestation

If it’s rats or mice you’re up against, you’ll most likely require quarterly pest control treatments. To begin with, the professionals will find and exterminate all rodents and their nests. Next, they’ll safely decontaminate and sanitize your space. Finally, they will search your home for any cracks or holes that could be point of entry for rodents and seal them with steel. Rodents are crafty and determined though! Quarterly services will allow professionals to check your space and make sure that you have not been compromised in any way! The focus is on keeping rodents out.

If you are lucky enough to be pest-free, it is recommended Investing in pest prevention is much preferable to doing pest damage control. Green Rat Control offers effective pest control services that will exceed your expectations! Don’t take any chances! Get on a pest control service schedule asap.

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