In our many years of pest control, we’ve seen and heard it all when it comes to keeping critters at bay, from old wives tales to useless DIY methods. And thanks to the internet and social media, there’s even more far-out rumors and bad pest control advice than ever before. To help put some of these misconceptions to rest, here is the inside scoop on the five most common pest control Surrey myths.

DIY pest control works just as well as professional pest control

Not all pest control is created equal. And this is especially true when you are talking about do-it-yourself methods. Hey, if you find a spider in your room or a moth flying around the kitchen, there are tons of great DIY options to handle these situations—so go for it. But for serious infestations, you need a heavy-hitting pest control Surrey solution that can only come from the professionals. They have the experience, skill, and cutting-edge equipment to track down invaders and get rid of pests for good.

If your home has been infiltrated by these furry masters of mayhem, you’ll need to contact a professional pest control company, fast!

Bed bugs only live in dirty homes

Nothing could be further from the truth. Bed bugs can be found everywhere, from grungy hotel rooms to upscale homes. The reason? Bed bugs are not drawn to dirt, grime, or garbage. They’re attracted to blood—meaning you! So whether your place is sparkling clean or overflowing with trash, it makes no difference to a bed bug.

Rodents are harmless

Wrong! Rodents are extremely dangerous critters, causing host problems to you, your family, and your property. Rats and mice have razor-sharp teeth, capable of chewing anything they can get their nasty little paws on—wood, brick, concrete, and even metal. Notorious fire starters, rodents are also especially fond of gnawing on electrical cables. To make matters worse, mice and rats carry a long list of parasites, bacteria, and viruses that can seriously jeopardize your health.

I don’t need professional pest control unless there is a serious problem

Thinking your pest problem will simply disappear is one of the worst mistakes you can possibly make. A mouse in the cupboard, a bed bug on your mattress, a cockroach in the bathroom—no big deal, right? After all, how much damage could a few pests really cause? Well, by the time you notice the first signs of your unwanted guests, your Surrey home or business could already be overrun with pesky intruders. Don’t wait until you have an infestation on your hands before you act. If you suspect even the slightest pest problem, contact a professional exterminator immediately.

Professional pest control treatments are dangerous

This is another misunderstanding that can turn people off from using professional pests control Surrey services—but it shouldn’t. There was a time when companies employed harsh chemicals to get rid of critters, but that was a long time ago. Today, responsible pest control Surrey providers use effective treatment options that are completely safe for you, your family, and the environment.

Learn about bed bug treatments in Surrey

Solutions Pest Control services offer the best bed bug treatments because they can offer you a few options to get rid of the bed bugs. With detailed bed bug inspections, Pest Solutions can determine where and how to rid your home of bed bugs.

When it comes to pest control Surrey, it pays to get the facts straight. If you are not sure how to handle your pest problem, contact the pest myth busters at Solutions Pest Control today! They work with homeowners and businesses to deter pests from finding habitat in your home.

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