Unless you love bugs and termites taking over your home, you probably want to do whatever you can to get rid of them. But the presence of pests and rodents might not be as obvious as you think.
While one bug sighting might not mean much to you, once you’ve seen one, there are probably more hiding around. As soon as you see your first bug, call pest control services to prevent a problem from getting much worse. Explain that you’ve only seen one pest, but you’d like them to come over and check to see if there is a larger issue.
Bugs and rodents are notorious for causing property damage. Because of this, it’s always a good idea to keep an eye on your walls, roof, and floor and check for any potential damage. Pests such as termites will eat through your walls, so if you start noticing any holes, reach out to your local pest control service. It’s likely that there’s a large troop of termites lingering around. The pest control service will inject a chemical into your walls and soil around your home and kill all existing termites. That chemical will also prevent any others from coming into your home. Each year, about $2 billion dollars is spent to prevent or treat termites.
Another sign that you need to reach out to exterminators is the sight of urine or droppings. Look in your kitchen for wet spots that didn’t come from washing dishes. Pest droppings will be very small and might look like ground black pepper, so be careful of that. As soon as you notice anything that you think might be coming from a bug or rodent, call an affordable pest control to get it checked out.
No one wants bugs or rodents in their home, so it’s important to make sure you’re aware of potential signs. If you notice urine or droppings, damage to your walls and foundation, or just one bug, call your local exterminator immediately.