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5 Reasons to Let Pest Control Professionals Handle a Cockroach Infestation August 28, 2017

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5 Reasons to Let Pest Control Professionals Handle a Cockroach Infestation, Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

If you’ve noticed a strong oily or musty odor throughout the house or found brown, cylindrical droppings in the kitchen or dining area, you may have a cockroach infestation. These pests hide everywhere in your home and can cause health issues or property damage. They are commonly found in areas where food and water are abundant.

Although there are products available in stores that claim to get rid of these insects, there are a few important reasons you should hire a professional pest control company to tackle the problem:

  • Ensures Safe Chemical Handling: Pest control products can be hazardous to your health. If you hire pest management professionals, you don’t have to worry about coming into contact with dangerous chemicals. These experts are trained to use products safely to keep customers’ families safe, including pets.

  • cockroachMaximizes Treatment Effectiveness: Retail products rarely provide long-lasting results, meaning you could waste time and money buying and using new supplies. Pest management professionals have the skills to determine what type of cockroach they are dealing with and where they tend to gather. This information helps them create an effective treatment plan that eliminates the current infestation and reduces the risk of future issues.

  • Prevents Health Problems: Cockroaches often carry harmful bacteria that can expose your family to diseases if you try to handle them on your own. The insects can also trigger allergies and asthma symptoms as they leave behind feces and saliva, and shed body parts.

  • Reveals Other Pests: If your home has a cockroach infestation, there may be other pests present as well. A pest management professional will inspect the area to look for insects or rodents that can cause sanitation issues.     

  • Provides Quality Assurances: A cockroach treatment involves more just spraying, your cooperation and further sanitation is very important to eliminate a problem. It may take several treatments through a monthly service contract to solve the problem. The pest management professionals provide extra services at no additional charge to monthly customers though.

Cockroach infestations can be stressful, but working with pest management professionals makes it easier to eliminate the pests and find peace of mind once again. Not only will they get rid of the insects you have, but they’ll also prevent additional infestations.


If you find cockroaches in your home, the experts at Guarantee Pest Control in Lexington, KY, will eradicate them. They also provide removal services for other insects such as termites and carpenter ants to keep your home safe and pest-free. Call them at (859) 254-2076 to schedule an inspection or discuss possible solutions. Visit their website and like them on Facebook for more information about their services.

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