Hertfordshire Pest Control – FAQ’s

Our Hertfordshire Pest Control Specialists get a lot of questions about insects, rodents and treatment options when they’re out. So much so, we’ve put together this FAQ section for pest control related questions.

Pest Treatment Questions

Why should I hire a professional when I can try and do it myself?

Pests are a resilient bunch; and are adept at hiding and entering a home in places you would never think. Therefore, a pest management professional will know where to look for pests; and make expert recommendations on what it will take to prevent or eliminate pests. Also, a licensed pest professional is the only person who can apply pesticides.

How long after the initial treatment does it take to see results?

Results will vary according to the type of pest; treatment methods and products used. For example; immediate results can be seen when a wasps nest is removed or treated with a liquid pesticide. However, when using baits for ants, rodents, and termites; the process takes longer since the pests have to ingest the product; for it to be effective. Your inspector and technician will outline what your expectations for your particular problem should be.

What type of treatment methods does Hertfordshire Pest Control offer?

Hertfordshire Pest Control offers a wide array of treatment options for pests; from ants to rodents and wild animals. Our treatments are done using with the latest application techniques and products; and with respect to the environment.

What dangers do pests pose to my family?

Pests can pose a variety of threats to your family or home; including food-borne illnesses like E. coli and salmonella are transmitted to food by contact with rodents and cockroaches; stinging insect, fire ant and bed bug bites; and asthmatic allergic reactions to cockroaches are some of the health threats pests present. Termites, nuisance birds, wildlife, and rodents can also threaten your home’s structural integrity.

Is pest management safe for my family and pets?

The products Hertfordshire Pest Control uses to eliminate pests have been extensively tested and are approved by the BPCA; and are applied by highly-trained, certified professionals. We also can recommend non-chemical treatment options including baits, exclusion, and sanitation.

Questions About Pests

What is the difference between a treatment using baits vs. sprays?

Bait treatments offer consumers peace of mind; if they prefer not to have liquid chemicals applied in their home. The type of pest, the severity of the problem and other factors determine the type of treatment we implement.

Why do fleas and bed bugs require more than one treatment to control?

Fleas and bed bugs are highly mobile pests; and can be carried easily between locations or within an apartment building. Identifying the source of the infestation; and taking the proper steps to ensure a re-infestation; does not occur can take multiple service visits.

Professional Pest Control Services in Hertfordshire

We have years of experience in working with residential and commercial clients in Hatfield; to help effectively remove pests from their properties. Call us to discuss pest control services for homes and businesses in the Hatfield area.

Call us: 01707 515 211

Email us: hatfieldpestcontrol@gmail.com

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