Should You Treat for Cockroaches Yourself?

Getting rid of cockroaches from your home can be a long and drawn-out process if you don’t invest in the right treatments. While it may seem cost-effective to go to your local hardware store, buy a cockroach treatment and do it yourself, there are many different reasons why this typically won’t be the best idea. If you are considering taking the DIY route to get rid of your cockroach problem, here are 3 important reasons that you should reconsider.

DIY Only Treats for Visible Roaches

There’s a common misconception that DIY treatments are an effective way to remove cockroaches from your home. However, you may be surprised to know that most of these treatments will only kill visible cockroaches and not the hundreds of others that are hiding in the cracks and crevices around your home. Professional cockroach control ensures that your pest control technician uses the right treatments as effectively as possible to remove all cockroaches that may be present.

Caulking Limits Entry Points

While caulking any cracks that may provide entry into your home can limit the access that cockroaches and other pests have, there’s a good chance that you won’t be able to fill all of them. Even if you were able to, it’s important to understand that cockroaches can still find their way in on packages that come in the mail or bags that are brought into your home. For this reason, it is important to make sure that your treatments are as effective as possible.

DIY Isn’t More Affordable

While you may think that DIY treatments will save you money, this couldn’t be further from the truth. DIY treatments are typically ineffective and will require you to continue to treat the problem over and over. This can lead to increased costs as you continue to buy DIY treatments. By partnering with a professional pest control provider like Emtec Pest Control, you can rest easy knowing we have you covered.

Why Emtec Pest Control?

Contact Emtec Pest Control today to rid your home or business of unwanted cockroaches. Our technicians are licensed, experienced and ready to provide you with a completely free, whole home or business pest control evaluation. Emtec Pest Control exterminates unwanted pests all across Oklahoma. Our service areas include TulsaOwasso, Oklahoma City, Broken ArrowJenksBixbyStillwater and Sand Springs. If you are ready to get started or want to proactively treat for pests that may make their way inside of your home or business, give us a call at (918) 663-0613 or contact us today!

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.