What does pest control do?
Termites return nutrients to the soil by breaking down dead wood, wasps pollinate plants and flowers, and mice and ants are scavengers and food for other animals. These creatures all serve a purpose in our ecosystem, but that doesn’t mean you want to share your living space or workplace with them. Pest control involves eliminating any of these pests from your home or business and preventing new infestations from occurring.
Can’t I do my own pest control?
Our pest control specialists are trained to identify different types of pests and determine what is attracting them to your property. Different pests require different types of treatment, and our pest control specialists will customize a treatment plan for you using the appropriate products. While you can do your own pest control, a professional pest control expert will make sure to address all existing pests and potential new infestations.
How do pest control companies treat termites?
Depending on your situation, your pest control specialist may use a liquid treatment or a bait system. Your plan will include treating the soil around your foundation, treating wood structures, and treating the perimeter of your home to prevent termites from entering it. Preventative maintenance is especially important with termites because they can cause serious damage to your property.
How long does it take for an exterminator to get rid of cockroaches?
The timeframe to completely eliminate cockroaches will depend on the species and the severity of the infestation, as well as the types of treatments used. For severe infestations, it may be necessary to have follow-up visits to ensure they are eliminated.
Do I have to leave my house during the extermination?
No, you do not have to leave your home during the extermination. Today’s modern pest control treatments are much safer than the toxic ones that people once used. Just make sure that any small children or pets stay away from newly treated areas if they are wet. Once dry, the areas are completely safe.
How long do I need to stay out of my house after pest control services?
Today’s pest control treatments are safer alternatives to the toxic chemicals of the past, which would have required you to stay away from your home for hours. There is no need for you to leave your home while we are treating it since we won’t use any unsafe chemicals inside your home. If you have children or pets, keep them away from areas that have been treated with liquid products until those areas are completely dry.
Do I have to clean my house after pest control?
It depends on what type of pests and treatments your home has had. It is better to do a thorough cleaning before your pest control service. In most cases, it is not necessary to do any special cleaning after your home is treated, and you don’t want to clean off any pest control solutions that were just applied. Talk with your pest control specialist for more information.
What is the average cost for pest control?
The cost for pest control varies greatly according to the size of your property, the severity of the infestation, and the type of pests involved. The cost for pest control in Auburn ranges from $99 to $976, with an average of about $537 for pest control treatment. These figures do not include ongoing preventative maintenance.
Is my landlord responsible for pest control?
California Civil Code requires landlords to make sure their rental properties are inhabitable condition. Landlords are responsible for pest control when the infestation is not caused by the tenants. If the tenants have caused the infestation through lack of cleanliness or failure to dispose of trash, then the tenants are responsible for pest control.
How long does pest control take?
The length of time necessary to rid your home of pests depends on the types of pests, the size of the infestation, and the methods used, but you should expect to see some reduction of pests within a day or two. It may take multiple treatments to completely remove certain pests from your property, so the amount of time will vary greatly.