DIY Pest Control Dangers

It’s not uncommon for homeowners to spring into action to take care of pest problems as soon as they see an unwelcome pest in their home. With a flooded market of pest control products, it would seem that DIY pest control is more feasible than ever. However, there are many dangers that can be avoided by using a professional pest control service.

Harmful Chemical Use

It’s safe to say that many homeowners don’t know what chemicals they are releasing into their homes when using store bought pest control products.  Many individuals may not realize the potential danger this is causing for their family or pets. Professional pest control technicians are highly trained on proper chemicals to use and the safest methods of using them.

Home Preservation

Pests that reside in walls, like termites, can be notoriously hard to get rid of. Most homeowners won’t be able to properly treat their home for pests like this and over time structural damage could ruin your investments. Professional pest control technicians can effectively remove pests, such as termites, to preserve the structural integrity of your home.

Proper Identification

Not all insects are the same and certain treatments may not work for a certain pest. For instance, it is not uncommon for a black widow spider or brown recluse spider to require a different treatment method than other spiders. Professional pest control technicians can ensure the proper treatment is being implemented with accurate pest identification.

Full Eradication

Often DIY pest control methods are only effective at removing the pest problem that is seen and not the root problem. Though it may appear that the problem is fixed, more pests will begin making themselves known. Professional pest control technicians can eliminate the problem at the source and ensure that no more problems arise.

At Emtec Pest Control, we are committed to safe and responsible pest control. We understand that your family’s safety is your number one priority, so we make it our priority, too. If you have any other questions about any of these pests or pest control for your home or business, contact your Oklahoma pest control experts at Emtec Pest Control by calling us or by filling out our online contact form. Our service areas in Northeast Oklahoma include Bixby, Broken Arrow, Catoosa, Owasso, Jenks, Sand Springs, Sapulpa, Skiatook, Stillwater, Tulsa and the surrounding areas. In Central Oklahoma, we service Edmond, Moore, Oklahoma City, Yukon and the surrounding areas. You can also connect with us on social media for more helpful pest control tips and information. We are on Facebook and Google+.

At Emtec Pest Control, we are committed to safe and responsible pest control. We understand that your family’s safety is your number one priority, so we make it our priority, too. If you have any other questions about any of these pests or pest control for your home or business, contact your Oklahoma pest control experts at Emtec Pest Control by calling us or by filling out our online contact form. Our service areas in Northeast Oklahoma include Bixby, Broken Arrow, Catoosa, Owasso, Jenks, Sand Springs, Sapulpa, Skiatook, Stillwater, Tulsa and the surrounding areas. In Central Oklahoma, we service Edmond, Moore, Oklahoma City, Yukon and the surrounding areas. You can also connect with us on social media for more helpful pest control tips and information. We are on Facebook.

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