5 Reasons You Shouldn't DIY Pest Control


With a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips, it seems that most problems can be solved by reading an article or watching a YouTube tutorial. We strongly encourage you to consider the following reasons to avoid DIY pest control before giving it a go at home:

Wasting Money

Without the proper training, you may not know what to use to eliminate the pests in your home. Also, odds are you don't already own the equipment needed. You could go to the store, stock up, take the time to use it on your home's affected areas, and have it still not work. You will end up having wasted your money and time only to still have the pest problem on your hands.

Risking Your Health

Do you know all the ingredients in pesticides? Do you know how it can affect you, your family, and your pets? Being uncertain about things can add exciting twists to life, but not when it's at the risk of causing health problems, without knowing which pesticides to use and how you run the risk of damaging your skin, lungs, and other organs.

One Size Fits All

Not all pest control methods are created equally. What works for ridding your kitchen of ants will not work for ridding your attic of squirrels or your basement of mice, or your walls of termites. Only a trained professional will know how each unique situation needs to be solved.

A Band-aid

Most DIY pest control solutions work by getting rid of only the problems you can see. They don't take into consideration the creatures hiding in your walls or crawl spaces. They tend to be a band-aid or temporary solution. Without getting to the root of the pest infestation problem, you are bound to have pests come back and find yourself again at square one.

Seeing is Believing

Pests are easy to spot when you see proof of them. This can be by seeing a cockroach speed across your kitchen floor or by finding mice droppings in your cabinets. But, there are more signs to know if you have pests in your home. But, how do you find them if you're not trained to spot them? This is the reason why a professional's second opinion is essential to controlling and eliminating your home's pest infestation.

Schedule a pest inspection with Enviro-Tech Pest Services today. Contact us at (800) 836-3089! We are here to help make sure your home is always pest-free.

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