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Let’s get one thing straight – there is no such thing as a “few pests”, they always come in large quantities. You may spot a few flies congregating outside in your garage, termites crawling through wooden furniture, ants in your cupboards, mosquitoes buzzing in your dining room, or a couple of rats dashing to and from your kitchen floor, but there’s always plenty where they came from. You may not be alarmed at first, so resort to do-it-yourself (DIY) methods, or completely ignore the situation altogether (since you think pest control services are expensive) – but that is a big mistake!
When you do find these pests scurrying around your home, immediately call exterminators, like TopBest, which offers the best termite control in the Philippines. If not, here are 5 consequences of not calling pest control services ASAP.
When pests aren’t dealt with immediately, you give them breathing room to multiply in number. Untreated termite mounds/colonies produce more termites that cause grave property damage to your home, ants become more of nuisances to every one in your household when they increase in number, rodents (particularly mice) can have as many as 240 offspring in a year! As the number of these pests grow, so does the price of having to deal with them.
The bites of regular ants cause itchy welts on one’s skin. But if you have a fire ant infestation, their painful bites cause blisters and skin allergies depending on a person’s reaction to the fire ant venom; rats transmit a smorgasbord of diseases such as Q fever, lassa fever, and the plague; rodent droppings and urine can also contaminate food and drinks; mosquitoes carry dengue fever, yellow fever, and malaria; cockroaches can cause asthma attacks to termites can cause a number of physical injuries with the damage they do to wooden structures.
Sure, you can create a termite trap made of cellulose materials such as cardboard and paper, but if you don’t know how to operate it, you invite more termites into your home to search for wood to munch on. That’s not a good idea.
Never mind yourself and your family, but keep in mind the new tenants of your home. When you leave a pest problem unattended, you take away their joy of enjoying their new place by letting them deal with all the pests within their vicinity without fair warning. That’s very impolite.
So there you have it, 4 consequences of not calling pest control services the moment you see a few pesky critters moving to and fro your house. We hope you learned something new today, like not resorting to DIY methods and letting the professionals handle pest control.
Do you know of any more consequences to not contact expert help? Do you agree or disagree with the ideas we mentioned above? Feel free to share your opinions in the comments section below.