Sydney’s hot climate and geographical location is perhaps the reason why many households and commercial premises have to regularly tackle the influx of all kinds of pests. Rodents, cockroaches, fleas, bugs and bedbugs can be a real headache to deal with, not to forget they pose grave risks to both your health and reputation. Luckily, you can easily contact one of Sydney pest control services that will provide various treatment solutions for all types of pests in your property.
To ensure an effective extermination in your home however, you have to make proper advance preparations that will not only make the work of the terminators easier but will also ensure that every hideout and infested area in you place is successfully treated.
Here are some great tips you can use to prepare for a visit from Sydney pest control services:
– Scan your home and identify key infested areas
Although the pest controller will automatically treat your entire home, only you know best your environment and you’re aware of what kind of pest you’re facing. By identifying where they hide out, where their nesting is and any specific areas that need special treatment, it will be much easier for the terminators to destroy their breeding places and effectively get rid of the infestation.
In addition if there are rooms like storage places that rarely get used, make sure you inform the controllers because such places will most likely have the highest infestation.
– Do a thorough cleaning
Most people are of the idea that it’s best to clean up after a pest control service is done. While this is recommended, it is a much better option to also do a thorough cleaning before the technicians start the treatment processes. This is because clean surfaces allow direct contact of insecticides and other treatment solutions thus improving the effectiveness and fixation of the pest removal products.
– Sort out the kitchen and wardrobes
Cover all foodstuffs in your kitchen cabinet, fridge and other storage places. You can also wrap your utensils with paper or cloth so they cannot get sprayed with the poison. You may also want to clear out your clothes and other personal items from your wardrobes to avoid contamination.
– Prepare your pets for treatment
Cats, dogs, birds and other pets are carriers of pests such as flies and bugs. They should also be treated regularly lest they spread the flies all over the house. You can put the pets on a holding unit until they have been treated.
– Let everyone know
Most times, pest control services are delayed or not properly done when there is commotion and unrest all over the house. Whenever you schedule for a visit from Sydney pest control experts make sure that everyone in the house have been notified in advance and if possible they should stay away from the house until a few hours after the treatment.
All in all, by readying your household for pest control services, you will make the treatment process more productive which will ultimately prolong its effects before you schedule another extinction service.