What To Expect When Our Pest Control Expert Visits

With any family home, sometimes you run into pest problems. And, naturally, your first point of call if you have spotted any pests in your home is to call an experienced pest controller. The safest option you can choose for pest control is always to hire an expert.

Our company offer 24 hour emergency pest control so you can call on us anytime. Once you have put the call in, and have had a chat on the phone, it’s a good idea to know what you can expect from our visit.

As a home owner with a residential property, you will want to keep your home pest free all year long. It’s crucial to your family’s health. Pests breed incredibly quickly, and some can go about spreading disease through your home without a care in the world. In this post, we are going to share our list of things you can expect from a pest control expert when they first visit your home.

Introducing Themselves

Like our team at Pest Exterminators Essex, any professional will get to you on time. They should be dressed in a smart uniform, and come equipped with everything they need to get the job done.

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Our pest control expert will always introduce themselves in a polite and friendly manner. We want you to feel completely at ease with our employees being in your home. It is particularly important to foster trust in this situation, because they need to have access to the entire property. If you have thought of any questions or are concerned about anything at all, you should let them know when you first meet them.

Looking For Entry Points

The next thing an exterminator will want to do is give your home a full inspection to look for any entry points where the pest may have got in.

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They will focus on areas like windows, lofts, garages, walls and doors to find the root of the problem. We offer a free site survey to all our new customers. Whether you are a residential owner of a commercial business, the same applies.

Outdoor Inspections

Even if it’s cold out, a thorough pest controller may still want to take a look at your garden. They will also want to take a look at the outside walls and property boundaries.

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In addition, they may need to look in any other buildings you have on your property. The whole process can help them eliminate any elements that could be attracting pests into your home. Or allowing the pests access.

Checking For Damp

One of the biggest things a pest will look for in someone’s property a is reliable water source. Damp and moisture in the home will attract a lot of pests. A pest technician will look at areas of your home where moisture could be building up. They will give you feedback on the situation and remedial advice on the type of rodent or insect control in Essex that you need.

Reporting Back

Once they have inspected the property, our pest control expert may take some time to put all of the information they’ve gathered together. In most cases, they will give you a report on their findings.

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Then they can discuss what the best plan of action will be to get rid of pests in your home, and submit those treatment options to you for approval.

Preventing Further Infestations

As well as treating existing infestations, our company can help with pest proofing and prevention. We are always available to do follow up visits if required. To stop pests from coming back to your home once our job is complete, you can make it much less attractive to them. A few ways you can easily do this is by:

  • Making any food and leftovers are cleaned up.
  • Keeping leftovers in a tightly sealed container.
  • Move your bins further away from the home.
  • Remove clutter and overgrowth from the garden.
  • Fill in holes around the house to stop pest access.

If you want to go ahead with the regime your pest control expert has proposed, we will either deliver them straight away, or come back when it is appropriate and convenient. Here at Pest Exterminators Essex, we always take into account the people living in your home and assess the needs of your own unique situation.

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