If you are thinking about getting an exterminator to get rid of mice, roaches, bed bug or other pests, then you have probably also thought about the cost of doing so. You may be wondering if you can save yourself any cash by deciding to go at it alone and exterminate the pests on your own. Keep in mind, though, that often doing it yourself takes longer.
While its true that some people can get rid of pests, such as bed bugs, on their own, for the most part they just wasting a lot of time and money, and when all is said and done, they hire an exterminator anyway. This is because many bug develop tolerance to many chemicals, and thus they just don’t die when over the counter chemicals are used, since many of these aren’t up to date.
Bed bugs, for example, have become a major problem in cities across the nation. While they had almost become extinct, this new variety is stronger and more resistant to modern chemicals, making the do-it-yourself-er much less likely to succeed. Plus, too much delay can make your problem literally multiply in population.
Here in Cary, NC we have not been immune to the infestation of these bugs either. Although we aren’t exactly a booming metropolis, bed bugs don’t seem to be overly particular for where the find their next meal. Income and size of the town don’t matter to these guys. So much for escaping city life!
Back to the point now. Getting rid of these pests is something that needs to be done swiftly. The faster you act to eliminate them, the more money and frustration you’ll save yourself. Bed bugs reproduce at an alarming rate, rivaling even the cockroach. This means that the longer you take to eliminate them, the more they are growing in hungry population. And there is only so much of you to go around!
Professional exterminators are trained in the use top of the line, cutting edge technology to kill these pests on contact and continue killing them for weeks ahead. This is important, since bed bugs can often go for months without feeding. The types of chemicals that are used currently are bio designed to target the bedbugs itself, not any other pest. This increases its effectiveness considerably, while at the same time lowering the cost that you will spend getting rid of them.