Serving Sunshine and the surrounding areas…
Need Pest Control?
We are local professional pest control experts.
Call today for an appointment…
Call Us (855) 404-5242
Mon – Sun 8am – 8pm EST
Home Pest Control in Sunshine
Pest control and management refers to any system or measure that seeks to eliminate or regulate the population of insects considered harmful to human and animal health and the environment. Pest control in Sunshine LA requires a lot of work and resources but it is a necessity, especially for homes. Here are the reasons why pest management is important and why every homeowner should consider applying it:
1. Preventing damage to homes and structures
In the U.S., people spend about $5 billion for the repair of damages caused by termite infestation. Termites consume wood and wood products such as ply-board and paper. Once they have burrowed into the wood components of the home, they can eat beams, floorings and walls from the inside. This makes the structure weak and vulnerable to collapse, leaving household members at a risk. Termite infestation can be especially problematic in older homes and structures that have not been treated. In areas where termites are known pests, managing a home to keep it safe from termites requires constant vigilance and assistance from pest control agencies.
2. Preventing allergies
Pests can cause a range of issues in people, such as skin allergies, asthma and other respiratory problems. Bed bugs and mosquitoes, for example, are notorious for causing skin rashes. Pests can also carry certain allegens that can cause strong allergic reactions in some people. Cockroaches, for example, can cause allergies in at least 7% of the population. They are also one of the leading causes of asthma in children.
3. Avoiding diseases and other health risks
Leprosy, skin infections, urinary tract infections, Lyme disease, intestinal infections, dysentery, dengue, malaria and food poisoning are just a few of the diseases and health problems that pests can cause. They also carry a number of bacteria and viruses that can affect human and animal health. Although many of these diseases are treatable, they can cause serious health issues in children, the elderly and immune-compromised individuals, many of whom will require professional medical treatment or hospitalization. That, in turn, can translate to millions of dollars in medical costs.
4. Preventing damage and deterioration of furniture, carpets and clothes
Pest control has to be applied in order to save furniture, carpets and clothing and avoid the expenses associated with repairs and replacements. Burrowing insects are notorious for causing damage to the wooden and fabric components of furniture. Some, such as carpet bugs, moths, cockroaches and silverfish are also attracted to fabric, often using it as a source of food.
5. Maintenance of food supply
Food supply is critical to the survival of the world’s populations. On a macro economic level, it also influences the world’s economies and supports majority of today’s active industries. Without proper pest management, almost 20% of our food supply will be wasted due to consumption of rodents. Each year, millions of dollars’ worth of food is lost to rodent attacks and infestation. By controlling the threat, it is possible to keep food supplies at manageable and useful levels. On the Sunshine Louisiana home-front, implementing pest control measures can help prevent food waste and contamination. Pests do not only consume food, they also leave behind undesirable organic matter such as dead skin, body parts, feces and urine, all of which can affect the quality of the food we eat.
Video: House Fumigation in Sunshine
Sunshine Louisiana Bug
Call for an appointment today!
Some Common Q & A’s
Ultrasonic Pest Controllers?
Does Anyone Think That These Work? What Is Your Experience With Them? I'Ve Had One And I'M Not Sure If It Works Or Not. I Still See An Occasional Gnat Or Spider So That'S Why I Am Not Convinced.
I have several and they work great for mice, but do absolutely nothing for any kind of bugs.
Pest Control Cost?
We Just Moved Into A Rent House That Has Problems With Roches How Much Is It Usually To Have A Job Done For Roches
I guess it depends on where you live. But here in MS, it cost $26.97 a month for the bug man to spray. There is no contract so you can cancel at any time. He will also spray your yard for ants and other creepie crawlies.
What Do I Need To Do To Prepare My Home For Pest Control?
Terminex Is Coming Today To Treat My Home. Do I Need To Cover My Furniture? Can I Be In My Home While It'S Being Done? What Do I Need To Do To Prepare For It??
Terminex should have already told you this.
What I do, is remove all food and any utensils that are on counters. Put away tissues and make sure all food is put away in cabinets.
Terminex usually sprays outside along the perimeter of the home, not inside, unless it is for fleas and ticks.
Well, actually, as far as I know that is how they did our home.
I also vacuumed well before they came and threw out the bag, outside.
Integrated Pest Management Plan(Ipm)?
Using An Integrated Pest Management Plan (Ipm), How Would You Manage Purple Loosetrife? That Include The Followin.
Cultural Control, Mechanical/Physical Controll, Biological Contron And Chemical Control?
Plant competition, pull plants, introduce the insects (weevils?) that feed on it, and spray 2,4. D.
How Much Do Rodent Exterminators Cost In Montreal? Any Suggestions?
There Are Mice In My House, How Do I Know How Many There Are Approximately?
We Killed One About A Month Ago Using Predator Rat Poison In The Basement. Now There Is One In The Living Room Somewhere...How Do I Know If It'S Just A Coincidence That There Are 2 Mice In The House, Or Is There A Batch Of Them? Because There Wouldn'T Be A Point To Call And Get An Exterminator If There Are Only 2 And 1 Is Done With...But Just In Case, How Much Would Extermination Cost In Montreal? Any Suggestions As To What To Do Or What Company To Call?
First off you need to look around for dropping you know POO! if you see it in various places then you may have a few more there.Check the exterior and fill any cracks holes and make sure doors have proper weatherstripping. I like the glue traps the best they can catch them quickly if placed in the areas you see the droppings They like to follow a wall when they travel around so place the traps by the corner or along a wall not in the middle of a room.If it does not clear up in a couple of weeks then you may need to call a pro.As for the cost they all vary you will have to call a local one and find out.
Additional Sunshine Info…
Weather in Sunshine
[wunderground location=”Sunshine,Louisiana” numdays=”3″ layout=”simple”]