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The Importance of a Pest Control Plan

 In Pest Control Tips, Pest Prevention

Exterior of gray house. Antworks serving Portland OR and Vancouver WA talks about the importance of a a pest control plan.Unless you’ve had to deal with winter-invading pests, you probably don’t have a pest control plan in place. But you’ll want one, especially if you live in the Pacific Northwest because spring is right around the corner and with it will come a host of new invaders.

Pests like rodents, insects, and spiders are more than just a nuisance. Some pests can spread diseases and others can cause damage to your home or business. While you may be tempted with DIY pest control methods, they only hit the tip of the iceberg and may actually attract more pests. So having a pest control plan may be a more effective strategy. Read more as we explain the top reasons it’s important to have a pest control plan for your home.

1. Peace of Mind

Whether you have rodents or mosquitos, having a pest infestation of any kind can be unnerving. And once a pest invades your home, it’s likely you have more because many pests, like bed bugs and rodents, multiply very quickly. Pest control technicians are very knowledgeable about pests in their region. They know the behaviors of pests, their life cycles, and how they gain entry into homes. When you contact a professional pest control company, like Antworks, you’ll have peace of mind knowing your pest problems will be effectively eliminated.

2. Reduced Health Risks

A variety of pests carry diseases and viruses that are harmful to humans. So their presence will pose a health hazard to you and your family. Rodents can spread Hantavirus, Salmonella, and Rat-Bite Fever. They can also spread the Plague and Colorado Tick Fever if they’re infested with fleas or ticks. Cockroaches, flies, and mosquitos are also known to carry concerning diseases. By controlling pest infestations, you will also help control the public health risks associated with these pests.

3. Prevention

In addition to effectively eliminating a pest problem on your premises, when you contact a professional pest control company, they will ensure you don’t have a future pest problem. Pest control technicians will inspect your home, looking for structural deficiencies, then they’ll provide you with some solutions.

4. Custom Treatment Options

No two homes are the same. So it’s important that you have a comprehensive pest control plan in place that is specifically catered to your needs. Whether it’s ants, spiders, rodents or cockroaches you are dealing with or a combination of pests, it’s crucial that you have the pest professionally taken care of. Especially since some pest infestations are hidden.

Experts in Pest Control

There are many benefits of having a professional pest control plan in place for your home or business — from reducing health risks to protecting your building’s structural integrity. By hiring a professional pest control company you’ll be able to enjoy peace of mind knowing your property is a pest-free zone.

The Importance of a Pest Control Plan IN VANCOUVER WA AND PORTLAND OR

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