If you are on the internet looking for tips and pest control techniques, it is wise to introduce yourself with some of the top myths in the industry.
These myths can cause a lot of damage by making you think you don’t really have a problem, when you do it, or you can handle it yourself, when you (sometimes) can’t.
Thanks to the internet and social media, there are more dangerous pest control suggestions than before. To help put some of these misconceptions to rest, here are 6 of the most common pest control myths.
Myth # 1 – You will see pests if you have a pest problem
This is a very bad myth and knowing it is a myth that might frighten most people reading this definitely they don’t see many pests running around their homes.
If they are there, where are they?
Well, nice pests hid, which is part of the reason they are usually really unwittingly. The worst part is pests that are difficult to see or find tend to be the most punaise de lit 95 difficult to remove. Read more about how to see pest signs. When you see signs, it’s time to take action immediately.
Myth # 2 – Bed Bugs only live in dirty houses
When most of us imagine bed bugs, we imagine they crawl about homes that are not clean, day and night. This, in fact, does not always occur, because pests can and will inhabit each room as long as they can find the warmth and source of food available.
Whether it’s a hotel line up, five star or dirty apartment buildings, bugs not picky about their lodging.
Myth # 3 – Effective Pet Cats in Control of Rodents
This does not apply to cats fed well. With enough access to good food, cats often lose their motivation to hunt. A well-maintained cat tends to only play with mice if they catch them – if they catch them at all.
Myth # 4 – Effective Ultrasonic Repellent
Ultrasonic devices are designed to use ultra-high frequency sound waves to repel pests. It looks like a good idea, but the problem is that producers of these products have not supported their claims with scientific evidence.
Myth # 5 – Clean house does not have pests.
It’s easier to understand with bed bugs. Because they are quite small and their food sources are blood, a messy dirty house is irrelevant.
With the theme “food source available”, we can also expand this to other pests, such as cockroaches, ants, and mice. The fact is: they can survive in a clean house, just as they have any food source!
The only reason the dirty household will be more susceptible to pest attacks will be caused by chaos that hides early warning signs of pest control problems. Therefore, in a dirty debate versus clean, the most important points are eliminating all possible food sources.
Myth # 6 – You can usually get rid of your own pests.
Knowing when to call professionals is very important. Hardware stores can be a good start for simple pest control problems, but in many cases, this retail drug does not work and can even make a worse problem.
If you notice that your pest problems are getting worse, it’s time to call pest control companies.