Get Your Home Ready Before The Pest Control Service Arrives

When you are preparing your home for the exterminator, are you familiar with what you need to do? It really depends on what types of services are being rendered of course. For example, there are certain steps that are necessary when the pest control company is going to treat your home for bed bugs. AnĀ exterminators new jersey said, if you’re looking at a more general infestation, you might think that the only thing you need to do is clean your home. Well, in a way that’s mostly true, but unless you know what steps are important, you’re likely to leave something out.

It is definitely a good idea to clean your home in general, yes. For one, you don’t want to be embarrassed when the pest control company arrives. Moreover, you want to help the cause here don’t you? A home that isn’t clean is more vulnerable to pests. Now again, general cleaning is necessary, but the following are things you can do specifically.
You want to clean the floors really well, and if you have carpeting, it’s time to vacuum. Remember how bugs can hide, and roaches love to lay eggs in corners and crevices. There are many other little things you can do when cleaning, but of course it’s not just about cleaning. Have you made sure your home is properly sealed up? Have you checked to be sure that there aren’t any leaky pipes?

You need to tell the exterminator if any pets are in the home. Additionally, you need to mention if you or anyone else in your home has any certain allergies, and you need to be sure that you have made the pest control company aware of any small children that live in your home. This way the necessary preparations can be taken, and the exterminator can provide you with any special instructions.

Do you have any paper products in your home that needs to be thrown away? Have you cleaned underneath the appliances in your kitchen? Of course, it’s not just about what you do before the appointment but also after the appointment. After all, it’s not like this is the last time the pest control company is going to treat your home for pests.

When in doubt, you can ask the pest control company to help you make sure you’re not leaving anything out. They will be more than happy to tell you what is best when making preparations for their arrival. Remember, the more you do, the better the results.

Mike Anniston

Author: Mike Anniston

Hi! I'm Mike, a real estate agent/investor, entrepreneur, financial planner & investment advisor. Serving my clients with all my heart and hard work. Also, a part-time blogger and a loving husband with two amazing kids.

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