Health

Signs that your home needs a Pest Control

May 18, 2017 04:23 PM

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Whether your home is old or new, at one point you will be required to call in a professional pest control expert. But, what is the right time? How to you know that pest-control is long overdue? Well, here are some telltale signs that indicate that now is the time –

Noticing Pests During the Day
Typically, pestsare nocturnal creatures and get active at night. When you have called in a night and gone to bed, pests and bugs come out of the little holes and crevices of your bathroom and kitchen in search of food. However, if you are noticing cockroaches and ants sneaking out of their dungeon during the day, it indicates that there is a severe pest infestation in your home and an immediate remedy is required.


Home Littered with Pest Droppings
Have you been noticing small black pearls lying around your home? Well, these are pest droppings or fecal matter left behind by pests like rats, mice, cockroaches etc. Pest droppings are like coffee beans or peppercorn and often home owner may get confused. These droppings are highly unsanitary and if contaminated with food can cause serious health conditions. Therefore, if your kitchen cabinet, drawers and corners of the house are littered with pest droppings it’s time to summon the exterminators.


Hearing Movements or Sound at Night
Have strange sounds or noises startled you at night? Well that’s not the aftermath of a horror movie marathon, but creatures of the night are getting playful and active. As discussed at an earlier point, rodents and roaches seek out of their holes in search of food and water in the dead of night. The rustling sound clearly indicates that there is a pest invasion and to end these strange sounds, you will be required to call professional pest controllers.


Noticing Property Damage
Pests like rodents, terminates, ants can cause serious property damage to your home. If the wires of electronic and other equipment are getting mysteriously chewed up or you are noticing small sand hills near the corners of the doors then it suggests that the property and furnishing of your home are under threat. Termite infestation is yet another thing you need to worry about, if your home has a lot of woodwork. Moisture and humid conditions are the biggest contributors to pest problems in homes. So, if the rainwater and puddle have caused seepage problem in your kitchen and bathroom, you will need pest control soon.

For the health of your family and to preserve the property,furnishing of your home, you need to get pest control done to your home time and again. Depending upon the type of pest control you have opted for, the effects can last up to 12 to 16 months. At the same time, you will have to ensure proper disposal of house waste, regular cleaning and sanitization of home to prevent a pest onslaught.

If you want to get pest control done to your home, its best to hire a professional pest control agency. Mobile apps like UrbanClap is the easiest way to find a pest controller in your city. For example, if you are living in Hyderabad, through the app you can find services related to pest control in Hyderabad. When going through the service offered by various pest controller in your city, make sure that they only use non-toxic products for the job.

Research studies have shown that toxic substances like atrazine DDE, DDT, DDD etc. can be extremely detrimental to health. Therefore, if you hire pest control in Hyderabad or any other city in India make sure they use non-toxic chemical and substances to eliminate pest infestation.

 

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