At one point or another, every home will likely need the services of a pest control professional. Whether you are seeing an influx of spiders or can’t spend time in the kitchen without running into a cockroach, there are many effective treatment options to help rid your home of a wide variety of pests. In this article, we will explain the signs that indicate it’s time to contact a pest control provider and find the proper treatment to meet your unique needs.
The Signs of Pests
While all pests will provide different signs of their presence, knowing what to look for around your home can make determining what pests are currently sharing your structure easier. In most cases, nearly all pests will leave behind remnants that let you know they have created a nest inside of your home. This includes the arrival of feces and urine that have been dropped along transportation lines like countertops and along walls.
Some pests, like termites, will create structural damage if they have gone undetected. Unfortunately, this can lead to costly repairs that often aren’t covered by your home insurance policy. For this reason, it is important to search for mud tubes, shed wings and damaged or hollowed wood around your home as soon as possible. If these signs are found, scheduling a termite inspection immediately will ensure the termites aren’t able to continue receiving a free meal at your expense.
While other pests can live in conjunction with homeowners and cause little to no distress, it is still important to limit their access. Pests like beetles may not make much of an impact on the safety of your home but they can invite other dangerous pests like spiders that are looking for food. Investing in preventative pest control services can limit the opportunities that all pests have to establish themselves inside of your home.
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.