DIY Pest Control vs. Professional
Pest control solutions typically fall under two categories: DIY options and professional ones. Both options have pros and cons that are worth considering.
The most effective way to control pests is to understand which pests you have and the preferred treatment options. Professionals have the expertise to accurately identify pests and decide on the best way to treat them. Identification can be challenging for novices and, in the case of spiders, potentially dangerous. Novices also usually don’t understand the way that variables such as the size of an infestation or property and the current climate can impact treatment options.
Most DIY pest control solutions use harsh chemicals, which can decrease the air quality in your home and put you and the members of your household at risk. These options also increase your carbon footprint. Modern professionals often have less toxic extermination options. Choosing a company like Bulwark Exterminating, which prides itself on organic, eco-friendly, and pet-friendly extermination solutions, is much better for you, your loved ones, and the planet.
Buying DIY pest control solutions is much cheaper than hiring professional exterminators in the short term. However, DIYers often end up spending more as they try different solutions to drive pests out. They also often have large bills for property damage caused by stubborn pests. A professional exterminator may seem expensive at first, but their services are often more cost-effective.
Many pest control services also offer a guarantee on their services, such as any follow-up treatments being free of charge. DIY solutions offer no such guarantee, so you can often spend more than you expect.