5 Tips for Finding a Pest Management Professional

Tips for finding a pest management professional who can help you effectively eliminate pests and prevent future infestations.

5 Tips for Finding a Pest Management Professional
  1. Always deal with a qualified and licensed pest management company. Homeowners can call state pest control regulatory agencies for information regarding the licensing status of pest management companies located in their state. In most states the regulatory agency is the State Department of Agriculture.

  2. Ask friends and neighbors to recommend pest control companies they have used successfully and how satisfied they were with the service. You can also read reviews posted on the internet. 

  3. Don’t rush a decision. Since you are paying for professional knowledge as well as skillful application of pesticides, look for someone whose judgment you can trust.

  4. Before signing a contract, be sure to fully understand the services being offered including the household pests to be controlled, the extent of any existing infestation, the exact work they’ll do to solve the problem, and what kind of continuing prevention and/or control services may be necessary. The lowest price may not provide the best value.

  5. If a guarantee is given, know what services it covers, how long it lasts, and what you must do to not void the guarantee.  Also understand what costs, if any, you’ll have to pay for services provided under the guarantee.

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