Why DIY Pest Control Is A Bad Idea
February 10, 2018
So, you have successfully figured out your pest problem — whether it be rodents, roaches, termites, or some other vermin — and you’re ready to head to your local box store to purchase the latest DIY pest control solution that is guaranteed to get rid of the pest terrorizing your home.
Before you do, though, you should seriously consider the downsides that come with carrying out pest control on your own. If you’re not a professional, attempting to rid your property of any pest is not only unsafe but in the long run, could cost you money when you eventually need real pest control services.
Here are a few additional reasons why you should always hire an expert in New Jersey — like Total Home Pest Control — whenever you’re dealing with a pest infestation.
Ineffective DIY Pest Control Products
We get it: DIY pest control is a tantalizing possibility, especially when you have so many products made available to purchase at your local box store down the street.
However, while these products may claim to be solutions, they’re actually highly ineffective at ridding you of your pest problems. Some may even be repellent to certain pests, which means they’ll avoid the areas of your home that was treated, and instead infest different areas of your property.
Unsafe DIY Pest Control Products
Besides being ineffective at actually ridding your property of a pest infestation, another downside of DIY products is the fact that most are made using chemicals that are unsafe for you and the environment.
What’s worse? You could be potentially putting your children and pets in harm’s way, should they ever come into contact with any of these harsh chemicals. At the end of the day, why take the risk?
The Benefits Of Hiring A Pest Control Professional
While a professional will have access to a wide range of effective, industry-grade products (which aren’t available at the store), there are a few additional reasons why you should hire the experts.
For one, a professional will have the extensive training and equipment necessary to successfully treat your home for whatever pest infestation you’ve been dealing with. This will not only rid you of your pest problems immediately, but with the proper treatment, your home will be protected from pests in the future as well.
This means you’ll never have to worry about a particular pest infesting your home again, and will give you peace of mind that your money was well spent.
Why Choose Total Home Pest Control?
When it comes to pest control services in New Jersey, no company will outshine Total Home. With effective solutions, for a wide range of common and uncommon pests and optimal customer service Total Home is your company.
At Total Home Pest Control, we handle everything from bed bugs and spiders, to termites and rodents. Our goal is to create a pest-free environment in your New Jersey home or business, now and into the future, and we stop at nothing to achieve just that.
Contact us today to get your free quote for our wide range of pest control services in New Jersey.