What to Expect When an Exterminator Visits

What to Expect When an Exterminator Visits

Experts like Bug House use professional-grade solutions to eliminate pests from your home and prevent them from coming back. But you may still have a lot of questions about what happens during home inspections and pest treatments.

Today, we’re shedding some light on the process of residential pest control and what you can expect when an exterminator pays a visit. So, let’s dive in and discover the ins and outs of a pest control visit!

Do You Need to Leave the House for Pest Control?

One of the most common questions homeowners have is whether they need to vacate the premises during pest control treatment. Well, the good news is that in most cases, you don’t have to pack up and leave.

Modern pest control methods are designed to minimize disruption, ensuring your comfort and convenience. However, if you have any concerns or specific instructions from your pest control provider, it’s always a good idea to discuss them beforehand.

How Do You Prepare for Extermination?

Preparing for extermination can help the process go smoothly and maximize its effectiveness. The pest control company will provide you with specific guidelines tailored to your situation, but here are a few general tips to get you started:

Store Food and Utensils: Seal all food items in airtight containers and place utensils in drawers or cabinets.

Clear Clutter: Tidy up your living spaces, removing any unnecessary clutter that may serve as hiding spots for pests.

Remove Pets and Their Belongings: Keep your furry friends safe by relocating them temporarily and clearing away their toys, bedding, and food.

Cover or Store Valuables: Protect valuable or delicate items by covering them or moving them to a secure location.

Provide Access: Ensure the exterminator can easily access all areas that require treatment by moving furniture away from walls and clearing pathways.

What Happens When an Exterminator Comes to Your House?

When the pest control professional arrives, they will conduct a thorough inspection of your property to identify the type of pest infestation and its extent. Once the assessment is complete, they will discuss their findings with you and develop a tailored treatment plan.

During the actual treatment, the exterminator will use a combination of targeted sprays, baits, traps, and other effective methods to eliminate pests. Rest assured, they will take great care to use products that are safe for you, your family, and your pets. The process typically takes a few hours, depending on the severity of the infestation and the size of your home.

Is It Safe to Be in the House After Pest Control?

The safety of you and your loved ones is a top priority. After the pest control treatment, it’s generally safe to be in the house. However, the exterminator may advise you to keep children and pets away from treated areas for a specified period to allow the products to dry or settle.

What to Expect After the Exterminator Leaves?

After the pest control professional completes the treatment, you can expect a noticeable reduction in pest activity. However, it’s important to remember that pests may take some time to be completely eradicated. Be patient and give the treatment time to work its magic.

Do Bugs Come Back After Extermination?

While pest control treatments are highly effective, it’s possible for pests to reappear, especially if the source of the infestation isn’t completely eliminated. However, partnering with a reputable pest control company like ours can significantly reduce the chances of a comeback. We offer regular maintenance plans to ensure long-term pest protection, giving you peace of mind.

Bug House Has Your Back

Our team is always on call and ready to help. Even after pest control services are completed, we’ll return at no charge if any bugs come back. And you can trust you’ll get the same Bug House expert every time.

Whether you think you have a pest problem or need an inspection as part of a home sale, book a free inspection today – we’ll take care of the rest!

We proudly serve residential and commercial customers throughout Georgia in Augusta, Carrollton, Columbus, Dublin, Eastman, Forsyth, Lake Oconee, Macon, Madison, McDonough, Milledgeville, Monroe, Sandersville, Savannah, St. Simons, Warner Robins, and Watkinsville.