Bedbugs are difficult to exterminate. When you think you have eliminated all of them, others are hiding under the mattress, in wall cracks and crevices, behind pictures, and in floorboards.
As a result, all the work you have done using powders, sprays, vacuuming, or cleaning the house may be in vain. Here are four convincing reasons for hiring bed bug control professionals instead of handling the issue alone.
Fewer Pesticides Use
If you decide to eliminate the bedbugs on your own, you're likely to end up using lots of pesticides. Unfortunately, this is harmful to you and your household members, including pets. It could result in skin irritation, burns, blisters, rashes, and even itchy throats. Worse still, some pesticides are carcinogens, meaning they increase your risk of getting cancer.
Bed bug control experts can eliminate the bugs from your home without using pesticides. And even where they need to use pesticides, their experience allows them to mix the chemicals in the right amounts in a way that cannot hurt you. They'll also fumigate the surrounding area to ensure the chemicals don't seep into your home.
Professional bed bug exterminators are equipped with chemicals that are generally hard to find in the marketplace. This allows them to eliminate huge infestations within a short time.
Apart from chemical sprays, they utilize other mechanical methods like fog equipment, bait and traps, fumigators, and other advanced equipment that can only be accessed by certified companies.
Sometimes, they also use a technique known as heat treatment to decolonize bugs from the bed and other hidden parts of your house. These high-tech equipment and methods are guaranteed to eliminate pests from your home better than any chemical you could purchase at the store.
Results Are More Reliable
With DIY pest control, the results are uncertain. As already mentioned, these pests are notoriously good at hiding, so there's no way to be sure you have eliminated all of them. Besides, you may not know which pesticides to use, so you'll be trying one chemical after another to see which one works.
With pest control experts, there's no second-guessing which chemicals or methods to use. They'll use their knowledge and experience to inspect your house and develop an effective treatment plan. In the end, you can relax knowing all the bed bugs have been exterminated from your home.
After a pest control service, you'll be left with dead bed bugs and their wastes. Now, if you were doing the pest control yourself, it's your responsibility to clean up all the mess. This can be stressful and tiring, and you may not be able to eliminate the entire mess.
Hiring a bed bug control expert saves you the trouble of the clean-up process. They'll often tackle all facets of bed bug annihilation, including cleaning up their wastes. On top of that, they'll give you tips on how to keep your home clean and bed bug-free.
Contact a bed bug control company to schedule a service.