Why Pest Control is Best Left to the Pros

Top 10 PestsLike many homeowners, you’ve probably tried to handle pest infestations on your own. When it comes to preventing small pest problems, applying your own methods can be helpful. But, some things are best left to the pros. People choose DIY solutions primarily because they’re inexpensive. But homeowners are unaware of the fact that these solutions are only treating the symptoms, not the root of the problem. You’re going to spend a lot of money, but pests will stay right where they are. If you want a pest-free home, here are some reasons why you should leave pest control to the pros.

Not understanding the pests. 

Pests can easily find their way indoors. If you don’t understand their behavior and living habits, it could be difficult to find them. Pest control professionals are trained to determine the exact species and cause of in infestation. This isn’t something you can learn online because it requires a great level of knowledge and experience.

Finding the source.

Professional can maximize the effect of pest control by finding the source of the infestation. With DIY solutions, you can eliminate the pests but if you don’t find the source infestation could happen again.

Think about your health.

Pests are creepy, but the can also carry harmful diseases. Rodents, roaches, fleas, mosquitoes, ticks; these are all dangerous pests that can seriously damage your health. Protect your family, and call a pest control professional if you notice an infestation inside your home.

A professional knows how to work with chemicals.

Pest control professionals are trained in how to apply products safely. They know how these products work as well as which should be applied inside and which outside of your home.


A professional can provide quicker and more effective results than if you tried to fix the infestation yourself. Large problems that require fumigation can take up to week, but most companies can complete pest control treatment within one to six hours.

Avoiding damage.

Many pests can damage your furniture, clothes, carpet floors, foundation, and walls. A trained professional can protect your property. The cost to hire a pest control company may save you money over time.

When to call a professional?

When you’ve spent money buying chemicals, sprays, and cleaning products and you still have pest problems, something isn’t right. If the pests problem becomes too overwhelming, you should call a professional. A pest control professional will find the problem and give you some tips about prevention methods. Sometimes pests problems could cause serious damage to your home. Some pests like rats, carpenter ants or  termites can do serious structure damage to your home. These pests shouldn’t be handled on your own because they spread really fast and basically there’s nothing you can do to beat them.

Proudly serving the greater Chicagoland area in Illinois and southeast Wisconsin, the professional exterminators at Aerex Pest Control understand the habits of different pests and use that knowledge when developing a pest control program that is best suited to your home and your particular problem. Our technicians are professional, state certified, licensed applicators. Call today for your free consultation 847-255-8888 orclick here for a free quick quote.


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