With the hot summer months bearing down upon us, bugs are quickly becoming a part of our lives whether we like it or not. After six months of bliss with nary a tiny ant walking over the back yard patio, we are now deluged with bugs, insects, creepy crawlies and multi-legged creatures seen only in horror movies.
As they move their entire families into our homes and yards, many of us head to the phone to call exterminators to rush over and rid us of our unwanted house guests. However, before deciding on which exterminator to use, or committing to lengthy contracts, make sure you understand exactly what you’re getting in exchange for your hard earned money.
A professional company will survey your home and yard to determine what needs to be eradicated. If you have “samples” of your problem to show the workers when they show up, great. Otherwise, show them where you have seen the offenders, or even where you have seen damage they have caused.
If you have a major infestation, don’t just hire a one man company that shows up with a few spray bottles. Exterminators at professional pest control companies have years of experience and many have degrees in biology and perhaps botany. (If you have never seen professional exterminators at work, do yourself a favor and catch the new … READ MORE