You’ve just sprayed insecticides in your house a few days ago and followed some recommendations read online. Unfortunately, the bedbugs are back again. Like vampires, these little bloodsuckers can be hard to exterminate. It’s important to understand why these pests keep coming back, before contacting any pest control services. This is not only for better control but also for your own peace of mind. What makes them so difficult to eradicate? Here are some answers to this question.
1. Bedbugs are Experts at Hiding
Bed bugs are experts at hiding. These small creatures can even fit into crevices and spaces as small as the edge of a credit card. They hide in mattresses, within bed frames, behind loose wallpaper, within paintings, suspended ceilings, clothing or furnishings – anywhere. Their slim flat bodies allow them to fit into the smallest of spaces and can stay there for longer than a whole year even without feeding.
2. Trying To Do the Fumigation Yourself
One obvious reason why bed bugs keep coming back is that most homeowners try to deal with bedbugs themselves. But how effectively? They end up with extreme stress and time wasted. Depending on the stage of the infestation, pest control companies can determine the cause of the problem, find the specific source and prevent future infestations. Because they are intimately familiar with the various species of pests, their life cycles, and living habits. Also, some severe infestations may require chemical treatments that may not be available to individuals.
3. Not Hiring Qualified Pest Control Services
When it comes to Pest problems it’s highly recommended to seek help from qualified & experienced pest exterminator services. It is essential that your pest control professionals have a thorough knowledge in Entomology and Chemistry. Meaning they should have certified entomologist staff and wide experience in pest management. Hiring an amateur when dealing with pests, will always keep them coming back.
4. Limited Inspection
Nowadays many pest control companies offer free inspection services. It’s useful for identification and estimate purposes. The trick is when they come for inspection, they are usually ordered to check and treat specific areas. Sometimes, restricted areas in your home or office for inspection or treatment may impact the pest treatment. As experts, they can provide details about the pests, its behavior and therefore a better action against pests when they perform a full inspection or treatment.
Make your environment clean, apply all types of chemicals you can BUT if your neighborhood is infected by bedbugs and they are doing nothing about it, then chances are that bedbugs will keep coming back in your home.
6. Pest Control Companies: High Cost
Sometimes depending on the stage of the infestation, one-time fumigation is not enough. You may consider a long-term program of eradication with a proper pest management company. They come periodically to monitor your premises and help prevent an infestation. But it can be expensive. That’s why many people prefer one-time treatment even if it’s not sufficient and wait for another pest infestation to do the next fumigation.
Bedbugs travel when we travel. They’ve infested offices, stores, hotels, gyms and countless other places. They can hide in your luggage, personal belongings and hitchhike a ride back to your home or apartment. Even guests in your home may bring the bugs in via their clothes or bags. You can also pick them up when riding public transportation. Bed bugs infestation has nothing to do with cleanliness. You can pick them up in the finest hotels, and they can hitchhike into the cleanest homes at any time. But, you can reduce your chances of a costly bed bug infestation by catching them early and hire professional pest control services.
These are some reasons why bedbugs keep coming back in our premises. If you need qualified pest exterminators in Kenya, then you can contact Famio Services. We’ll be happy to assist you and give you back your peace of mind.
Written by Famio Services