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What to Consider When Hiring a Pest Control Company March 27, 2018

12, Putnam
What to Consider When Hiring a Pest Control Company, 12, Tennessee

No homeowner wants to deal with an insect infestation. Fixing the damage and getting rid of the insects can be difficult when you’re doing it on your own. Hiring an experienced pest control expert to handle the infestation will save you time, energy, and money in the long run. Here are a few factors to consider when searching for an exterminator to get rid of those troublesome pests.

What to Look For in a Pest Control Team

Experience

The exterminator should be familiar with treating the type of issues you’re most concerned with. For example, if you’re worried about termite damage, find a pest control company that specializes in removing termites. If you’re concerned about general and preventative treatments to protect your house from all types of insects, look for a company that understands what works for your area. No matter who you choose, make sure they have the experience to assess the damage at your home and the training to properly treat the infestation.

Licenses

Pest ControlAs with most professional contractors and service providers, insect control companies must be licensed and insured before you hire them to work on your property. If they don’t have a license to practice in the area, you’ll be left to remedy any work-quality issues on your own. Also, if you hire an uninsured company, you’re liable for any damage or injuries that happen on your property. Before signing a contract or agreeing to the treatment, ask for proof of insurance and a copy of their license. 

Chemical Usage

If you have pets, are taking care of an elderly family member, or have small children, some of the commonly used chemicals and insecticides may not be the best option. The right exterminator will disclose the types of chemicals they use and any potential safety issues associated with the treatment. Ideally, they’ll have several options for homeowners looking to reduce the hazards sensitive family members may face. Before you hire someone, make sure their treatment protocol satisfies your safety concerns.

 

Looking for an experienced pest control company to handle everything from preventative treatments to termite infestations? Contact Central Tennessee Termite & Pest Control Service. Their experienced team has helped residents in Cookeville keep their homes pest-free for over 18 years. Learn more about their services online. Call (931) 526-2033 to schedule a consultation.

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