The purchase price for an insecticide is generally cheaper for a professional exterminator since they are able to purchase their products at a wholesale price and in bulk. More importantly, they will use the right product for the pest that is infesting your home or business. Knowing the insect and the correct product to use is half the battle. Ants are not just ants. Different species of ants may require a different type of product and application. You as the property owner may not be able to properly identify the pest; hence, spending more money on products in an attempt to correct your pest issue.
Using pest control products come with a risk to your health, the health of your family and the environment. Pest Control companies are not only trained to use pesticides safely, they are also regulated by state and national laws which help protect non target animals from exposure to the insecticides.
Controlling pest infestations takes time, and using pest control products in a timely matter is key to successfully protecting your home. If you are looking to do it on your own, you can easily forget when to retreat your home. Pest control companies monitor and report every time they spray and know when to retreat before the product stops working. The best part is; if you need help with a new onslaught of bugs, many companies will come back and retreat for free.
A pest control expert has the knowledge and experience needed to safely and effectively eliminate bugs from your home. While buying an insecticide may seem like the easiest option, a professional has the training to accurately identify the type of bug you are dealing with which then allows them to implement the most efficient manner of extermination.
A pest control expert knows what products are safe and Eco-friendly. When you choose to use over the counter insecticides to eradicate bugs from your home, you may not be aware of the side effects they can have on your family or pets. A licensed professional has the knowledge to explain safety protocols to you before using a product, they also have alternative methods of eliminating those unwanted bugs from your property.