We know how tempting those YouTube DIY treatment videos can be. It is tempting to think that you can deal with pest infestations on your own. However, the internet doesn’t show you the negative side of using home treatments. So today we will show you the risks of using DIY pest control tricks.
Do-it-yourself pest control techniques come with certain hazards to your premises and the people living in them. Professional pest control experts have the skill and knowledge to eliminate pests safely and prevent any property damage.
Here is a list of reasons why you shouldn’t use DIY Pest Control Treatments:
1. Side Effects on Health and Well-being
The most common DIY Pest Control method is commercial pesticide spray. All you have to do is spray the chemical in affected areas to eliminate any type of pest. Sounds simple, right? However, most commercially sold pesticide sprays use harmful chemicals. If you don’t have proper experience or knowledge in using pesticides then you can end up exposing your family and pets to severe health risks. Inhaling these chemicals not only triggers allergic reactions but also causes lung and skin problems. People with respiratory diseases like asthma are, particularly at high risk.
Another important factor to consider is storing pesticides. Failing to properly secure these chemicals can lead to fatal accidents with pets and children. On the other hand, professional pest control services use only eco-friendly solutions which are safe around pets and people alike.
Some pests like rodents also carry deadly diseases. So they must be dealt with with professional care. Similarly, bees can become aggressive if they feel their hive is threatened. Bee pest control requires a professional to have fog machines as a backup plan for such situations. DIY tricks put your family susceptible to pest attacks and infections.
2. Cost of Treatment
The primary objective of trying DIY tricks is to avoid the cost of hiring a professional pest control service. Many people consider it is an unnecessary expense. Nevertheless, trying to save a few bucks on professional service can actually cost you thousands of dollars. Your bills will accumulate as you try several commercial and DIY treatments trying to eliminate pests.
Failing to remove pests the first time will force you to buy one chemical after another. These treatments have no guarantee, and most of the DIY tricks you see on YouTube never even work. Moreover, you can also end up damaging your commercial or residential property without prior experience in pest control.
3. Effectiveness of Treatment
It’s impossible to claim that you know how to apply pest control methods and control their side effects. A major part of pest removal is also finding the source of the pest which is infesting the property. Their habitats, entry points, and roots need to be eliminated permanently to remove them effectively. Professional pest control experts have proficient knowledge and training that allows them to locate nests, find their source, and determine a suitable course of action.
DIY pest control treatments are only good for creating more problems than they actually solve. So we highly recommend everyone refrain from trying DIY treatments to prevent damage to their family and environment.
Hire the Professional Pest Cleaning Services
Chemicals and pesticides can also infuse in the air, affecting those who breathe them directly in high doses. In order to avoid this, Pest Destroy services use eco-friendly solutions, resorting to pesticides only as a last option. Our experts are available 24*7 to help you with all kind of pest infestations. Call us at 08 7100 9077 to schedule an inspection of your commercial or residential property and get a free quote of our pest control services.