There are times when pest infestation is your primary concern and getting rid of these unfriendly creepy crawlies completely is the only thing that will put you at ease. However, so often people forget the most important task required to eliminate those pests permanently – the post-pest control job. Let’s look at the top three tasks to carry out after you have a pest control treatment to ensure the problem doesn’t return in the future.
Listen to the Pest Experts
Whether it is a minor pest infestation or a major pest invasion, you should always listen to the pest specialists’ instructions about the do’s and don’ts after your pest extermination. These instructions may include tips on how to vacuum, mop, clean, ventilate and re-enter your home safely. Additionally, local pest control companies may give you helpful advice on how to prevent pest issues in the future including suggestions for achieving a pest-free garden, how to store food properly to avoid roach attacks and other fundamental steps you should take if your pest problem reoccurs.
Prevention is Always Better than Cure
One of the most effective methods to prevent a pest infestation from reoccurring is to check your home carefully after the pest treatment and spot any cracks, moulding and potential leaks from your pipes and wires. It is important to repair these cracks and seal potential pest entrance points through roofs, pipes or doors to prevent unwanted guests from entering your property. Another way to minimize the chances of a pest invasion is to clean your house more regularly. Untidy, warm and humid areas are perfect retreats for pests, particularly cockroaches and rodents who find these conditions ideal for inhabiting and breeding in. Inspect the entire house and clear up any clutter that can potentially cause an infestation.
Once the pest exterminators have done their job, you may need to have a look through your furniture and clothing and wash any pieces contaminated during the pest treatment. Moreover, ventilating is important to air out any chemical substances and remove any pesticide odour from your living space. Sometimes it’s best to keep your little ones out of the home for a few days in order to prevent potential allergies and intoxication. Before entering your home, remember to leave all doors and windows open for at least an hour to minimize the effect and air out the property.
However, the most important step when it comes to getting rid of you pest problem is to choose the right professional pest control service. True pest experts will get rid of your pest problem faster and more effectively, and might give you the option of using environmentally friendly pesticides to reduce potential negative side effects on humans in the home.
Twinbays is proud to be one of the best pest control services in Melbourne, offering the fastest treatment available to rid your home of pests and bring you total peace of mind. Let us know how we can help via our hotline on 0409 334 562.