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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 Mount Gilead OH 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 Mount Gilead Ohio 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.
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Some Common Q & A’s
What Poison Do Pest Control Services Use?
Hi I'M Trying To Find Out What Poison The Pest Control People Use When Spraying Houses? We Have A Flea Problem And Don'T Have The Money At The Moment To Pay Someone So We Want To Do It Ourselves
There are a number of products you can use for home pest control, fleas specifically.
Here's info about that:
Finding out what professionals use won't necessarily help you, as often the chemicals available to professionals are NOT available to the consumer. But there ARE plenty of choices, and you can do it yourself.
Cockroaches And Exterminators?
Just Had My Apartment Sprayed For Roaches. I Had Been Seeing A Few (Mostly At Night) And It Was Becoming A Quick Annoyance. The Exterminator Sprayed This Morning While I Was At Work And When I Got Home This Afternoon They Were Literally Everywhere And Worse Than Before The Spray. Is There Anything I Can Do? I'Ve Put Out Those Raid Roach Traps, Boric Acid Is Sprinkled Behind Appliances And Chairs, And We'Re Clean People. Do Roaches Go Wild After A Spray?
I am an exterminator and I have never heard of anyone spraying for them. When I treat for cockroaches I would use a bait. Also are you seeing them during the day? If so you probably have a very large infestation since usually they only come out at night. You may want to call around and see what other exterminators would use to get rid of them as it may be very difficult to convince an exterminator that what he is doing is wrong.
I would recommend you wait a few days to see what happens as most pesticides do not work immediately. If you begin to see a lot of dead or dying cockroaches the pesticide is doing what it should. Many time exterminators like to wait two weeks between treatments because there are laws about the amount of pesticides an exterminator can put down in a certain amount of times.
Give it a chance to work, if you see no changes contact your exterminator (or new exterminator) and let them know what's going on.
Does Riddex Pro Pest Controller Really Work?
Riddex Pro creates an irritating environment for pests inside your walls, chasing them away from your house. Pests are not killed!
The Riddex Pro includes a built in night light and LED indicator lights and is covered by a FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY.
How Much Does A Rodent Exterminator Cost?
I Have A Rodent Problem In My House In Philadelphia. How Much Would An Exterminator Cost?
Get a couple (free) female cats. They are the hunters.
End of problem.
Seriously. Get two, or three, female cats, keep them inside, and treat them well, and you will no longer have a rodent problem! :-))
Even considering food and litter, they are MUCH cheaper than an exterminator, and they are on duty 24/7/365.
Who Offers The Best Pest Control Terminex Or Orkin?
Having worked in pest control for 25 years I would suggest you get 2 or 3 free estimates in writing. When talking to you they should not high pressure you. Don't let the other pest control company know who is coming, or when, as sometimes prices are lowered just to get a job however --- they may not do the same thing as the next company. Make sure you compare apples to apples. Find out about their guarantee, if paid up front is there a discount, how soon can they get there, is the technician certified, how long has the technician been doing pest control, and check with friends or neighbors to see who they would recommend. Remember - just pick a reputable company.
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