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Finding a Good Pest Control Company
Dealing with insects and unwanted animals in your home can be such a hassle, but looking for the right professionals to handle them can be quite easy. But because of the various types of pests and the possibly poisonous chemicals used in pest control, you need to pick a reputable company.
When considering a particular service, check if they have insurance, especially if your problem is termites. Homeowners’ insurance usually doesn’t cover termite treatments or repairs, so find a pest control company that will install an effective baiting system or treat your exterior to prevent thwart infestations.
Warranties with a damage clause are not usually provided by pest control professionals. When signing a contract, check if there is such as clause; and if so, make sure you know exactly what it covers. If their warranty program is too much for your budget, a once-a-year termite inspection becomes necessary.
License, Certification and Specialization
Make it a point to hire a pest control company that passes the licensing requirements of your state. Moreover, they should be specialists in the specific bug or nuisance animal that’s giving you a problem. Don’t ever assume, however, that all certifications are exactly the same. Give the certifying body a call and ask what their certification requirements are. And of course, you need more than a verbal confirmation. Tell them to show evidence that they are licensed, certified and insured.
The most important thing you need to know about your prospective pest exterminator is whether their treatments are really effective for a reasonable period of time. And speaking to their previous clients is the best way of finding out. Ask them to give you some references, and take note that if they hesitate, that means they’re trying to hide something.
They may be the pest control experts, but you’re still the paying client, so they have to tell you what they plan to do. Will they use baits? Traps? Chemicals? Exclusion technique? The idea is to have them present their plan in paper, so you can compare it with the plans of other companies you’re considering.
Pest control companies usually divide their services into general pest control and termite control. Be sure you have a written contract that is appropriate for the service you want. Take time to read and understand every detail.
Finally, when a company checks out on all these technical requirements, you only have your instincts to listen to. If something or someone from the company makes you feel uncomfortable in some way, forget it. It’s a must to work with people who has your hundred percent trust.