What To Expect After A Pest Control Treatment Service?
Have you been seeing a few extra cockroaches roaming around your kitchen or a lot of spider webs in your property? It could well be your property is infested with a pest problem. With modern innovations and technologies, it has been made possible to get rid of these pests effectively. Presently, there are various pest companies providing an efficient pest control service. It is normal to be curious about what happens during and after a pest control treatment service. So, here we have compiled some things you should know and expect after a pest control and treatment service in your property.
Pests Activity Can be Higher
Everyone thinks that after having over a pest company to get rid of the pests will automatically reduce the activity of the pests. However, this is not true. It is completely normal to see pests in the first few weeks after treatment service in your property. Formula Pest Control uses specialized techniques and environmental-friendly pesticides, which control the pests in the long-term rather than short-term fixes. Our pest control experts also check the cracks and crevices in the walls, behind furniture and anywhere pest activity is present.
The pests slowly decrease in the first week of the treatment, then the other pests living in your property will get affected by the residual sprays and gels. So, don’t worry if you see the high activity of pests even after we have treated your property, it doesn’t imply that the service isn’t working, in fact it’s just the reverse. This is also a part of the pest control treatment, so that pests don’t infest your property in the long run.
The Pests Won’t Die Immediately After Applying Pesticides
We, at Formula Pest Control, have come across many people who have a misunderstanding that once necessary pesticides and other treatment services have been applied, all of the pests will disappear completely. Yes, the pests will get affected as time goes by, but they won’t be get rid of instantly. The pest control experts at Formula Pest Control, after inspecting your property, perform all the necessary treatment service and apply pesticides accordingly. Even after applying the pesticides, the pests won’t die immediately, but our treatment gives the opportunity for the pests to carry the pesticides back to the source and wipe out the whole colony for good. While most people want to get rid of these pests quickly, it is recommended to remove these pests from the source. This will result in a more effective pest treatment service and also further prevent other pests from entering your property.
How long does it take to kill everything off?
Here, at Formula Pest Control, customer satisfaction and effective removal of the pests are our main motive. So, we listen to every customer and try to provide the best service possible. One of the major concerns that our customers have is that the treatment service might not be working. They describe that they are seeing a high number of pests inside the property, which is not uncommon as mentioned above. Moreover, if no pests are seen then that could mean the pest control service isn’t working effectively. In that case, our pest treatment experts will again treat your property again within your free service period.
The pesticides, now, aren’t designed to kill pests instantly like they used to before. All the treatment equipment and pesticides that we make use of when treating your property act slowly which enables a long-term elimination process. Below is a list of how long it might take for different pests to completely leave your property, after we have completed the pest removal service.
Cockroaches, Wasps and Bees
Cockroaches, wasps and bees should be completely eliminated from your property within 6 weeks provided the treatment plan goes according to plan.
To remove spiders completely from your property takes about 6 weeks. For a persistent spider problem, treating every 2-3 months is recommended.
Ants should be removed by 3-4 weeks after treatment.
The total time for rats and mice to leave your property is somewhere between 3-4 weeks. Follow-up treatments might be required after a week of the treatment process, if no dead rodents are seen.
Fleas will take about 3 weeks to completely flush out of your property after the treatment process. If you see fleas beyond this time period, we will do the treatment a second time to remove every active infestation.
Bed bug is one of the most persistent pests and it is really hard to remove the bed bugs completely. Nonetheless, our bed bug treatment process is certain to eradicate these pests within 4 weeks. Everything infested with bed bugs should either be washed or steam cleaned. A follow-up treatment might be required in rare cases.
Termites should be removed from your property after 2-3 weeks of the treatment service. Depending on the severity of the infestation, however, it could take longer to reach the queen and entirely eliminate the colony. We will treat your property until all the termites have been removed.
To treat a property infested with possum, the treatment process is entirely different from other pests. We lure them outside of your property by setting up traps by making use of bait like fruit, nuts or seeds. Sometimes, capturing these possums can be lethal and result in a brutal death. So, we also dispose of the carcassess immediately as they might attract other pests nearby. The time period to completely remove possum from a property isn’t always fixed because of their elusive nature, but tentatively it takes about 2-3 weeks. Make sure you don’t seal off the exit points of your property.
Cloth moths are another pests that are very persistent and are hard to completely remove from your property as the larvae and pupa of these pests can be hidden and can survive for months without food. But our treatment service will affect the entire cloth moth colony living in your property and remove them in about 3-4 weeks after the treatment service.
Carpet beetles should be removed completely from your property after 3 weeks of the treatment process.
How Should You Clean Your Property – Before And After Treatment Service
You should properly mop the floors, clean the ceiling areas and windows even before the pest service has been started. This will allow the pesticides that we apply to bind easily on every surface. The sprays and gels applied during the treatment service will remain up to 90 days in terms of protection.
It is absolutely vital that you avoid cleaning the areas where we have performed the treatment service for several weeks. This means not to hard scrub the wall edges and the corners of your home as this could lead to removal of the pesticides. If you outsource your cleaning, then you should let them know of this recommendation. Protecting the areas with pesticides safe from other cleaning products is important to ensure that all the pests are exposed to it.
At Formula Pest Control, we offer a customized range of pest removal solutions to help you to get rid of pests. With years of experience in pest control, we are well aware of what will work best in the removal of domestic as well as commercial pest infestation. The treatment service we use is 100% environment-friendly.