Many individuals who utilize the services of a pest control company wonder if their new home was properly treated. This is because the homeowner doesn’t have a thorough knowledge of what the pest control specialist does. Basically, you rely on blind faith. You hope that the pest control company is doing their job by administering the right treatments.
Nevertheless, the company’s reputation can help you determine whether or not you have the right one. If individuals are stating their termite issues are going away, then chances are they really are going away.
What Should You Look For?
When the pest control specialist comes to your home, he or she should take their time. If they rush in and rush back out, then you know your home has not been properly treated. You should also not be afraid to ask what chemicals are being used and write them down. That way you can research what the chemicals are and their effectiveness. You can do this before treatment.
Where Should They Spray?
It may be necessary for holes to be drilled in certain areas around your home. If you see this and chemicals going into those holes, then you know you are being treated. Also look for the specialist to make a trench around your foundation and fill that trench with chemicals in specific areas. He or she may apply chemicals every 10 feet. This is done to keep any existing termites that are on the ground away from your foundation and to kill any that are already there.
You most likely called the pest control company because you noticed you had termites. Look for the same signs after termite treatment has been administered. If you do not see them, then you can bet that they are gone.