Pests are the worst annoying species that create chaos in our homes and workplaces. Apart from getting on our nerves with their creepy-crawly tendencies, they are also said to be prime disease carriers. Booking professional pest control services is the only solution we are left with, in regards to eliminating them completely.
The services provided by the professional companies run including cockroach control, bed bug control, termite control solutions, etc. However, it is not the sole responsibility of the professionals to keep pests at bay. You are also required to put in your contribution to keep your workplace and house pest-free, post the treatment performed by the pest control agencies.
Here are some of the dedicated ways that you can use to prevent re-infestation.
Things to Consider After Pest Control Sprays
Monitor the Health of Your Pets and Yourself to Look for Allergic Reactions to Chemicals Sprayed.
If you are survived by pets, then you might be aware that they tend to show allergic reactions to certain chemicals that are sprayed by the pest control companies. The symptoms run inclusive of:
- Burning eyes
- Fluctuations in heart rate.
- Difficulties in breathing.
- A persistent cough.
The above-mentioned symptoms might occur in the rarest of scenarios but aren’t impossible. Most of the chemicals sprayed by the pest control agencies aren’t toxic and doesn’t pose any threat to their health. However, it never hurts to cross-check or get their health monitored by a veterinarian.
Look for Enduring Signs of Pests Post Treatment
One of the most sought-after benefits of the present generation of pesticides is that they aren’t too powerful. This means they pose no threat to you or your pet’s health. But on the other hand, they can take ages to work. After the pest control services finish their treatment, expect something around 406 weeks to go by, before you witness the pests disappearing. You might come across dead bugs, and this a clear sign that the treatment is showing results.
Avoid Incessant Mopping to Ensure Effective Pest Control Treatment
While it is essential to mop the floor before the pest control service, to ensure enhanced effectiveness in treatment and pes-free life for a prolonged duration, owing to the increased adhesion. It is advisable not to opt for frequent mopping post the treatment. The perimeter spray is manufactured to last anything between 1 month-3 months when it comes to protection.
You can still choose to clean the property, but make sure to keep away from the treated region. This is because you would want the barrier of pesticide to remain for the longest time possible, so the pests come in contact with them and die.
Throw Away Food Items That Was Affected by The Pesticide Chemicals
If you had by mistake left any food items during the pesticide treatment, ensure to throw them right away post the operation. While the chemicals used by the reputed pest control services are claimed to be environmental-friendly and non-toxic, but it always better to stay cautious. And avoiding food that was left exposed to the chemicals is never good to consume.
Get the Leaks and Cracks Fixed to Prevent Re-Infestation of Pests
Leaky pipes, crevices, and cracks are the easy-access areas for the annoying pests. And now that you have hired recognized pest control services, it is worth protecting your precious investment. Make it a point to fix the small openings with the help of caulk and prevent pests from entering indoors.
A pest control solution from Black Horse Pest Control can keep those pestering bugs at bay for the longest time possible. However, in rarest of scenarios, the pests can still creep inside your house even after effective and powerful treatment.
If you still happen to come across any baby cockroaches or similar other pests at the workplace or home, then get in touch with the company for exhaustive extermination solutions that can be tailor-made as per your requirements.