Some questions we are frequently asked are answered below. Our knowledgeable team members are available to answer your questions or provide you with a quote.
biting or stinging insects a danger to my health?
1 – 3% of the population is allergic to stinging insects. If stung,
this could threaten their life. Other insects can carry dangerous
bacteria or viruses. It’s best to hire a licensed professional to
treat pests and remove them.
I heard bed bugs are making a comeback. How can protect my home?
The best prevention is to be observant and proactive. Check your luggage and clothing after a holiday. Bed bugs can live an entire year without eating and can live inside any small crevice. Because they spread rapidly, it’s best to consult with a professional. Bed bugs cannot be treated on your own.
Are pesticides safe to use around my pets and family?
Any reputable pest control company will offer treatments that are safe for children, pets and those with various health issues. Be sure to inform your pest control professional of any concerns.
Why isn’t termite damage covered by my insurance?
Because the incidence of termite infestations is so high, most insurance companies simply cannot afford to cover termite damage. A pre-purchase inspection can alert you to any present or past issues and eliminate any costly repairs in the future.
Why can’t I just use an over the counter spray to treat pests myself?
Pests can be remarkably hardy. In fact, many have developed a tolerance to common sprays. It’s also important to understand their characteristics and breeding habits to treat them where they’re nesting. A qualified professional has the equipment and expertise to track down pests at the source and treat them with commercial grade products.
How long does it take for me to see results after treatment?
Depending on the degree of infestation, you should begin to notice a significant reduction in activity in 1 – 2 days. Keep in mind that there could be an increase of activity immediately after treatment. This means their nest has been disrupted and is a signal that the treatment is working. Things should settle down in a week or two.