New House? What You Need to Know About General Pest Control Services
If you have just moved into a new home, you might already need general pest control services. It’s frustrating and disappointing to discover that pests have already taken up residence in a brand new home, but it is extremely common.
During the construction phase, insects living under or near the home site are disturbed by all the commotion. It’s easy for bugs and critters to find their way inside walls, up to the attic, or to the basement. Then the home construction is complete, and the pests are already in the home. It can be quite the welcoming committee! Not exactly what you had in mind when dreaming of your new home.
Step One: An Inspection
Your new home’s general pest control service should start with a thorough inspection to identify all of the invaders that need to be dealt with. From attic to basement, inside your walls, and under the floorboards – all of these spaces could already be home to some unwelcome tenants. Your general pest control professional should bring with him all the necessary tools and gadgets to locate all possible pests.
Step Two: A Plan
The next step is to develop a plan to reduce the pests inside the home. This will depend on the species identified, the extent of the infestation, and the unique situations inside your house. If your pest control technician places baits or traps, it will be extremely important that nobody in your household disturb those areas until the general pest control application period is complete.
Step Three: Preventing Access
The third step will be to exclude any additional pests from entering the home. Although your house is brand new, there could still be tiny access points that are nonetheless big enough for pests to get through. Even a mouse can squeeze through a hole the diameter of a pencil. Your pest control expert will help you find and seal potential entry points.
Step Four: Clean-Up
The final step is to clean up any remnants of the pest infestation. This commonly includes urine and feces, which can contain disease-causing microbes. This should be another area of expertise for your pest control technician. Keeping your new home free from contagions is essential to your family’s good health.
North Fulton Pest Solutions has a team of the best general pest control technicians in the Atlanta area. Our four decades of experience and ongoing training have built our reputation of top-quality general pest control services. Customer satisfaction is our highest priority, and we do not rest until each client is completely happy with the service they receive.
Find out more about our full line of general pest control services and get your initial appointment scheduled today.