Is Professional Pest Control Worth It? The Importance Of Working With A Pest Control Company

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Dealing with unwanted pests in your home can be a daunting task. From the creepy crawlies to the tiny invaders, it’s not something anyone looks forward to. Many homeowners attempt to tackle the pest infestations themselves but is professional pest control worth it?

Why Choose A Professional Pest Control Company?

When homeowners find signs of pests in their homes, the typical response is that whatever is it – they want it gone! The next question that may come to mind is “How?” 

Whether you are wondering how to get rid of ants in the kitchen or what to do if you have mice in the attic, Pest Pros always recommends that you contact a professional pest control company to identify the root cause of the infestation and educate you on the best way to eradicate and prevent future pests.

Working with a professional pest control company offers a variety of benefits to homeowners. When you let professionals take control, you can focus on other important tasks in your day-to-day life while having peace of mind that the pest infestation will be eradicated properly.

When you work with a professional pest control company, you can anticipate receiving: 

  • Technicians with experience in pest control
  • Expert knowledge about pests in your area
  • A tailored pest control strategy unique to your home and situation
  • An effective treatment strategy that has been proven to be effective
  • Preventive measures to ensure pests do not come back 
  • Recommendations on how to prevent future infestations from occurring
  • Recommendations on a regularly scheduled pest control services cadence

DIY Pest Control vs. Professional Pest Control 

While DIY pest control may seem like a cost-effective option at first, it often falls short of addressing the root of the problem. 

The challenges of handling pests without the help of professionals include:

  • Misidentifying the pest type
  • Misidentifying where the infestation is coming from
  • Underestimating the extent of the infestation
  • Using ineffective methods 
  • Using unsafe methods

DIY solutions may help remove pests in the interim but are proven to be less effective in providing long-lasting results. Once a pest enters your home, they will do anything to find their way back in. If you find that DIY efforts are useful, we recommend pairing your DIY efforts with professional pest control inspections and follow-up services as needed.

One of the advantages of working with a professional pest control company is having confidence that the infestation will be completely eradicated leaving little chance of pests returning. Professional pest control will be able to properly identify and take care of the root cause of the infestation to prevent future issues from occurring. 

The Benefits of Working With A Professional Pest Control Company

Tailored solutions for your unique problem and house

Professional pest control companies bring a wealth of expertise and experience to the table. They conduct a thorough assessment of your specific situation, identifying the type of pests, their entry points, and the extent of the infestation. This personalized approach allows them to implement targeted solutions that address the problem at its source, ensuring a more effective and long-lasting outcome. The root cause of the infestation will be identified and addressed throughout the process.

When you work with a professional pest control company, you create a partnership. A professional pest control company, like Pest Pros, will work with you to create a plan that is safe, effective, and completed at a time that is most convenient for you. 

Health and safety

Health and safety for the residents of the home or building is top of mind for professional pest control companies. If you have a pest infestation, there may be harmful germs contaminating the air quality. Pest control technicians are knowledgeable about possible threats related to each type of pest. They will be able to identify the level of risk present and communicate how to minimize exposure. After that, they will eradicate the pests most cleanly and safely to ensure the resident’s health is protected.

Time and convenience 

Hiring a pest control company allows you to pass the problem off to a professional to handle. DIY methods can be time-consuming, requiring repeated efforts to achieve results. Professional pest control companies streamline the process, saving you valuable time and sparing you from the hassle of dealing with pests on your own.

Long-term cost savings

While there’s an initial cost associated with hiring a professional pest control company, it often translates to long-term savings. Addressing the issue promptly can prevent extensive damage to your property, saving you from costly repairs. 

Are you in need of pest control but not sure what to anticipate for costs? Read our article on how to budget for the cost of an exterminator.

Find A Professional Pest Control Company In Your Area 

Pest Pros serves residential homes and commercial buildings all across the Greater Seattle & Portland area. Our team of professional pest control technicians is ready to rid your home of any pest infestation you may have.

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We won’t stop at extermination – our technicians will help create a prevention plan with you to eliminate future pests from entering your home. We complete our work with customer satisfaction and comfort as a top priority.  If you are interested in regularly scheduled pest control services, we are ready to be your go-to pest control partner.

Areas We Serve: Seattle, Everett, Marysville, Tacoma, Puyallup, Federal Way, Olympia, Portland, Lake Oswego, and more! Not sure if we service your area? Give us a call at 866-686-3118 to learn more and schedule a free estimate.