3 Things You Should Do When You Discover A Pest Infestation

3 Things You Should Do

When faced with a pest infestation in your home, it is easy to become anxious and confused about the situation. How did it happen? Will these pests go away? Should I take care of them on my own or call for a professional service? How can I find a reliable pest control service that can help me? These are all natural concerns when it comes to pest control. We recommend you follow these three helpful tips when you first discover you have some unwanted guests.

1. Know What You Are Dealing With

Acknowledging your pest problem plays an important part in finding an effective solution for it. Whether you want to solve the issue with DIY methods or call a professional service, there are some key factors you should identify such as:

  • how long the infestation has existed
  • what type of pests are destroying your home
  • what chemicals you have already used to temporarily deal with the problem.
  • It’s also helpful if you can take some pictures as proof to better describe the situation to the specialists.

Finding out about the history of the property you live in and previous pest issues that have occurred in the past would also contribute greatly to finding a proper cure for your pest issue.

2. Do Your Own Research

Sometimes, a little research can make a big difference. Gathering an adequate amount of information about the type of pest you encounter including their preferred environments, food sources, preferences and habits will help you control the situation.  Getting to know your neighbours’ pest problems is also a vital part of understanding your own pest issue because the bugs or rodents may migrate from one house to another. Getting to know your neighbours’ previous experiences in dealing with these creepy crawlies can also give you a better idea of what to expect.

3. Find a Qualified Pest Control Service

There are a wide variety of pest control services out there that offer pest examination and extermination. However, only the professionals with many years of experience treating a diversity of cases will know the best methods to offer without harming your home or your health. Before calling a pest service, make sure you ask your friends, neighbours or relatives about their preferred providers or go online to do a search yourself. It’s also a good idea to contact a couple of local pest control companies to obtain a quote.

If you are in need of a Melbourne pest control provider you can trust, look no further than Twin Bays Pest Control.  We guarantee effectiveness, accessibility and reliability. The Twin Bays team are experienced pest professionals who are highly trained and qualified to bring you lasting solutions at a reasonable price. Call us on 0409 334 562 and tell us about your pest concerns today.