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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 Plains TX 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 Plains Texas 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
How Often Is It Recommended To Fumugate A Home? For Insects Like Spiders, Ants, Crickets And Any Others That May Wondering Around.
If the insect are reoccurring then it's once a month.
If you want to do preventative maintenance then once a year.
hope this helped
How Do I Get Out Of Lease Due To Bed Bugs Issue?
The Apartment Building I Live At Has A Huge Problem With Bed Bugs. They Have A Pest Management Service That Baiscally Stays There To Come Every Week To Fumigate Apartments. I Didn'T Know This At The Time Of Moving In, Even Though I Asked About Bed Bugs, And I Was Told They Did Not Have A Problem.
For The Past Two Months, I Have Dealt With Being Bitten And Sleepless Nights. I Have Had Two Fumigations, And Still See Bed Bugs Scurring Around. I Want To Vacate By July 31, 2011. My Lease Requires 30 Days Notice, But I Just Want Out At This Point. I'Ve Been Living At My Bf'S Place The Past Couple Weeks, Because I'M Too Freaked Out To Live In My Apartment Anymore. I Know I Should Have Given Notice Sooner, But Wanted To Give The Fumigations A Chance.
How Do I Get Out Of The Lease Without Being Bound To The 30 Days Rule, And Still Get My Security Deposit Back?
LOL-the other two posters called you out perfectly. Honey, kids your age try all the time to get out of their lease because they want to play house with this-month's boyfriend. You're one in a long line of kids that try this all the time. This is a lesson in being an adult. You signed a lease and have to uphold your end of the lease. Bed bugs are not something you can easily see with the naked eye and you're making them sound like small dogs and cats. Your poor boyfriend should be hating you by now for surely bringing thousands of bed bugs to his place-LOL...we all know better. You're so concerned with the 30 day rule and your deposit it's obvious you have other intentions. Honestly I'm not meaning to laugh at you but rather you're doing what so many others have tried for essentially the very same reasons. Just time to learn a lesson in adulthood. Hopefully you can if you can't I pray you will some day because without taking responsibility for you actions, your life will be a lot harder in a lot more ways. The choice is yours.
How Do You Get Rid Of Bed Bugs With Out Calling An Exterminator?
Please Help I Don'T Have The Money To Call Anyone Thanks.
You can kill bed bugs with steam because they cannot live at temperatures above 110 F.
Things You'll Need:
* Steam cleaning solution
* Steam cleaner
* Plastic wrapping
Pick up all trash and clutter from your bedroom. (This gives the bed bugs fewer places to hide.)
Wash and dry all bed linens and clothing. Store them in plastic bags and containers to prevent re infestation.
Vacuum the carpets, furniture, mattress, and box springs to get rid of dust and debris.
Fill the receptacle on the steam cleaner with the directed amount of water and cleaning solution, as per the manufacturer's instructions.
Slowly go over surfaces with the steam cleaner to sanitize the areas and kill bed bugs. Start from the top of the room and work downward. Begin by steam cleaning curtains and drapes. Work your way to the bed and other furniture.
Allow the steam cleaned surfaces to dry thoroughly.
Wrap the mattress, box springs, and any furniture in tear-resistant plastic coverings, if possible. Leave the plastic on for two weeks to ensure that any living organisms have had time to die.
Examine the bedding, furniture, and other bedroom fixtures carefully for bed bug feces, skins, or living bugs. If any are found, repeat the steam cleaning process.
Does Anyone No If The High Frequency Pest Controllers Work?
Hi Got A Pest Controller (To Get Scare Away Spiders!!), It Emits High Frequency Sounds Not Heard By Humans Which Disrupts The Nervous System Of Pest Like Rodents Or Spiders. Does Anyone Know If They Really Work (From Experience Maybe)?
Yes, they work really well to eliminate your money
Pest Control Yearly Maintenance Costs?
Hi. Thanks For Reading!
I'M A New Homeowner And I'Ve Heard That Its A Good Idea To Have A Maintenance Plan For Termite Control. I Live In A House Built In The 50'S, So I Do Think Its A Good Idea. I Have No Clue How Much Is &Quot;Reasonable&Quot; When It Comes To The Costs Of The Yearly Maintenance Packages For Termites. I Do Not Live In A &Quot;Rich&Quot; Or &Quot;Nice&Quot; Part Of The Country, If That Helps. Also, I Would Like Tips And Things To Think About (Revolving Around The Termite Maintenance) From You, Experienced Homeowners!
Happy Homeowner, Just New At This.. 🙂
Call some of the pest control companies in your area for estimates. These should be free. They will have various packages and deals for periodic pest control maintenance (like once every week or two). And, the cost of the package might also vary due to the length of the contract (six month versus one year, for example).
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