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Tips to Choose a Professional Pest Control Company

Tips to Choose a Professional Pest Control Company
21 Aug2014

If your property or home contains pests like ants, spiders, mice or termites, you will need to take the assistance of a pest exterminator to get rid of them completely. In that case, you need to hire the services of a certified, licensed and insured pest control company for this job.

Here we have discussed about how to choose a professional pest control company.

Determine whether the pest control company has a license

Ask the contractor to show you their license or any other kind of certification, which they hold. Verify their license with the regulatory agency of the state. Also ask the company if it is affiliated with any professional pest control association. These kinds of affiliations generally keeps the contractors in pest control industry updated on safety methods, training, regulation changes, new pesticides and more.

Ask your friends, family members and neighbors to give referrals

Ask your friends, family members or neighbors if they know any company that offers pest control in their area. Also don’t forget to ask about their personal experience with the company. When they give you the contact details, call them up and mention that you were actually referred to them to see if there are any referral discounts.

Verify whether the pest control company has any liability insurance

Ask the contractor to show you their liability insurance paperwork. If you hire someone with liability insurance, you can be sure that your home will be protected financially if any accident or damages occur.

Arrange for an inspection appointment

By doing this, you will be able to meet with your service provider in person and discuss how to deal with pests. Look for a company that will offer integrated pest management (IPM) services.

Research the history and reputation of the company

Get in touch with the pesticide regulatory agency of the region to learn about the complaints, which may have been filed against the company. You should also check with your consumer affairs organization to find the feedback on the business.

Get bids from several pest management companies

Compare the services and prices offered by each of the pest control companies in order to determine the value each may be able to provide. Hire the one you think will suit you best. If any company offers warranties-ask about particular details like what all are covered under it, steps that are needed to take for keeping the guarantee valid or active. Keep your budget in mind before hiring any service provider.

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By Admin 1 Comment


Jack Mulligan ,July 07, 2016

I like your tip to ask your friends and family for referrals. My neighbors had some pest problems so I'm sure they have a good referral in case I have the same problems since it will probably be the same. I'll have to keep that in mind in case any pest control problems come up!

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