When an exterminator makes regular visits to your home, these pest control professionals do a lot of things. They check traps, inspect signs of pest activity, set up preventative measures to lower the pest population. Even if pests are not visible to the eyes, pest control experts have the opportunity to check the home or building’s infrastructure during whenever they make their regular visits. They will also search for threats posed by new threats. Apart from that, regular visits could help reduce the cost of pest management.
Pest Control experts like Zap Pest Control Inc. suggest pest control treatments to be carried out on a quarterly basis for apartments and homes. Monthly treatments are required for serious infestations and this should last between 3 to 6 months. However, there are other factors that could affect the recommended frequency. These include the building size, location, time of year, weather conditions, and type of pest.
How Long Does A Pest Control Treatment Last?
Treatments for moths, spiders, silverfish, roaches, and pillbugs can last for a few months. However, they need to be done on a quarterly basis.
A serious ant infestation may require monthly visits for 3 to 6 months based on the scope of the treatment. Meanwhile, bed bugs need a more specialized type of treatment, which lasts indefinitely. However, that would still depend on if the source of the infestation has been discovered correctly.
Generally speaking, the pest control Myrtle Beach treatment for a home or business will depend on the business or home size, type of pest, and the weather.
Treating Cockroach Infestation
Getting rid of cockroaches could require a long term treatment. The first treatment should be followed with multiple follow up visits so that insecticides could be reapplied. Several visits are required to make sure that the pests and eggs are exterminated for good. The length of time required to get rid of any infestation would depend on the infestation’s severity.
A few weeks following the treatment, it is normal to notice a few roaches left. But the poison and spray left by the exterminator will continue to work following the initial spraying, so you can expect them to continue working after the initial treatment.
How About Fumigation?
Fumigation can last between three to seven days. For this duration, the homeowners must find a place where they could stay since they can’t be at home during the fumigation process.
Apartment Pest Control Treatment
After an apartment is treated, a residential pest control professional will create a treatment schedule to prevent pests from returning. Exterminators may visit the apartment owner every two to three months. Monthly visits are needed for more serious pest infestation.
Pest Control Treatments For New Homes
You might be wondering if new homes need pest control treatments. The answer is yes.
Newly built houses have gaps and cracks that may allow pests to come in. The house is open during the construction process and that means pests have easy access to your house. Building materials used to build your house are stored in open and sometimes damp places. There are also instances when the building materials are already infested.
Call Zap Pest Control Inc. if you want to keep your home protected from pests.
Zap Pest Control Inc.
2507 Forestbrook Rd Suite G
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588