Thursday, 18 April 2013

Pest Control Services: What are the key characteristics you should look for in a top quality Pest Control Company?

You get up in the middle of the night to get a drink of water, turn on the kitchen light and suddenly you see a bunch of cockroaches skittering across the floor! ARGHH! It’s time to hire a Pest Control company, but how do you know which one to hire? Here are some of the key characteristics you should look for in a top quality Pest Control Company:

Knowing the Right Type of Treatment


A good pest control company will know exactly what kind of treatments to use to get rid of the specific pests invading your home. They won’t waste time trying several traps or poisons; they will get right to the point and tell you what will work the first time to get rid of the type of pests investing your house.

For instance, if you are having a cockroach problem, then most likely you will need to have poisons or roach traps put into areas such as the kitchen or bathroom. Your pest control specialist will know the way to do this and won’t just spray everywhere without regards to safety or other factors.

Have the Right Tools for the Job

A good pest control company will also already have all the proper tools for completing the job correctly. Whether it requires drilling some holes in the foundation or vacuuming up the bugs or just placing some traps or spraying some poisons, the right company will not lack the proper tools.

Will Offer Guarantee on Services

A trustworthy pest control company will offer a money back guarantee on its services.  They will also be licensed, and will be willing to give you a free quote and inspection to find out what the extent of your pest problem is in your home. They will also know all of the rules and regulations regarding EPA and other existing governmental requirements for the area where you live so as to only used properly approved poisons or other pest control methods.

Will Answer Questions

A good pest control company will also be willing to answer a customer’s questions, such as if the poisons used are safe for pets or children, and be willing to give them complete information on all of the products used to rid the home of pests. They can also answer questions on the tools, techniques, etc. that are involved, as well as honestly explain things like the contract, any return visits that may be needed, or other factors regarding the pest removal process. Many times it is best if there is a second application of the poisons to get rid of pests and a reputable pest control company will do this as part of the original contract and not charge extra.

The bottom line is that pests are nasty and dirty and can cause things like disease, as well as do great damage to your home. If you are in need of getting rid of any sort of pest, be it roaches, termites, rats, etc., then you need to hire a reliable pest control company.