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DIY vs. Professional Pest Control

Reconciled Termite

DIY is great when it comes to home décor and holiday crafts, but when it comes to termite and pest control, you might want to leave it to the professionals! Here are some things to consider before you venture onto Pinterest for some pest control home remedies.

 Expenses: Money seems to be the driving force when it comes to a DIY choice for pest control. Most agree that a trip to the local store for a bottle of chemicals is less expensive than hiring a pest control company. However, it is important to consider the long-term costs. If your DIY attempts fail, you could be looking at some serious expenses for your home and family. While the initial costs for professional pest control might be more expensive, it might become the cheaper alternative when considering the damage that pests can cause to your home if not effectively treated.


Knowledge & Risk: Professional Pest Control companies have training and experience on their side. Not only will they be able to identify your problem quickly, they will also be able to find an appropriate and effective solution. They will have answers to your questions and give tips for prevention. Gaining knowledge through the DIY process requires hours on the Internet, reading of labels and trial and error methods that may cost you more time and money than you anticipated. Another factor to consider is risk. All chemicals can be risky if not used and applied correctly. If you have not done your research thoroughly, you may put your family, pets and plants in danger.


Effectiveness: When dealing with termites and other pests, most people are looking for results- they just want them GONE! Unfortunately, bugs adapt easily and can often become immune to store-bought chemicals. A reliable pest control company will have updated information on products and chemicals for all of your unwanted pests.


When considering these things, we hope that you will give Reconciled Termite & Pest control a call! We make “Your Bugs, Our Problem!”