Professional vs. “DIY” Pest Control

January 26, 2023
Mcfadden Pest Control

The saying “you get what you pay for” rings true when determining the value of a “DIY” pest control remedy versus professional pest control management programs.

While “DIY” pest control has its place, it’s essential to know and understand when it is appropriate to ensure an infestation does not occur in your home or office. If you watch your cat, bring in one mouse they are proud to present to you and let it go in your home; catch the mouse and get rid of it. This is a perfect example of a “DIY” pest control project. However, in most other situations, you should call a professional.

It is important to remember when you notice a problem with pests, you likely see a minimal reality of what is living inside your home. Most pests do as we should when hiking in the woods; they leave no trace. They stay covered and away until the humans in the home make the house dark, and there is stillness as everyone is in bed, and then they emerge. The primary issue with “DIY” pest control is that if it is not successful in irradicating the problem, pests’ reproduction is significant, and a larger issue can occur quickly.

DID YOU KNOW? Cockroaches can produce hundreds of offspring in 1 year.

If you have ten cockroaches in your home start by the end of 1 month, you now have 250, which becomes 500 by month two. A professional can use their knowledge, professional-grade products, and prior experience to combat the problem before the ten pests become 500, which could be 1,000 in three months if not taken care of properly. Please don’t risk the problem multiplying by trying to do it yourself; call a professional to ensure you keep your home free from pests.

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McFadden Pest Control
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