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Reasons to Hire a Jacksonville Exterminator VS D.I.Y.

2013 March 7
by pestfinder

When pests settle into a building and cause structural damage to the building or health issues for occupants, it may be tempting to save money by using do-it-yourself pest control methods. Unfortunately, most people who try to control a problem by themselves find that they are left with a bigger problem than when they started. Even if pests are killed through do-it-yourself methods, the residue and damage left behind needs to be professionally resolved.

Services provided by exterminators

People often assume that exterminators simply come into a building, kill the pests that they find and leave. A professional Jacksonville exterminator that does a thorough job will make sure to use a three-step process when completing an extermination.

An inspection of the building to find out where pest populations are living and how they are entering will be conducted to begin the process. This gives exterminators the opportunity to form a plan of action for extermination and cleanup.

Pest control professionals will then eliminate the pests and clean up any residue left behind. The final step of the process is ensuring that situations that encouraged pests to enter a building in the past are attended to before the exterminator leaves.

Benefits of hiring a professional Jacksonville exterminator

Property owners may be able to use pesticides that are available commercially to kill the pests that they see, but the pests that can be seen are only part of the problem.

Mice, termites and other common pests leave droppings, hair or even skin around crawl spaces, attics and basements. Pests are also known to pick up bacteria and other harmful substances outside and deposit materials throughout a building. Occupants of a building may find that they feel ill weeks or months after a do-it-yourself pest control method has been used, and the reason is that these methods are not thorough enough to take care of the problem for good.

Besides ensuring that a pest problem is resolved throughout a building, hiring a professional exterminator also gives property owners the benefit of having someone on the job who knows what kinds of pesticides to use. Instead of using a trial and error method to find the right supplies to complete the pest control process, homeowners can have a professional use the right tools the first time to avoid having multiple pesticides used in their living space.

Homeowners and business owners in the Jacksonville area can contact Orange Environmental Services for long term solutions to their pest control problems.

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