We are all bugged with pests at home or at work. We loath them because of its harm caused to health and safety, damages to the environment or structure or worse of all, financial impact to the business. Rentokil discuss what is pest control all about, how much is pest control service in Singapore, and in addition, what to take note of when engaging a pest removal specialist.
Complete guide agenda covers the following:
Pest control is the management, monitoring, control, reduction and elimination of harmful pests found in your home, business or work environment. It involves a structured and regulated pest control procedure performed by trained and licensed specialist by the National Environment Agency (NEA). They help get rid of pests by using tools, innovations, technology and pesticides in a safe and effective manner.
The seven common pest types found in household and commercial spaces are
These pests bring with them different habitats and lifecycle and illustrate unique pest infestation signs. They each bring different types of harm either to your body or property and respectively, there are various species within a pest type. Download a copy of the Pest Guide Book here.
Just like seeking medical treatment, we often asked ourselves when we would need to seek pest control help. Some common questions include:
The above questions and evaluation are potentially signs of heavy infestation, or spread of pests has turned epidemic. Engaging pest control treatments do not necessarily require for harm and risks to manifest. On contrary, we should proactively take preventive measures and early detection to keep pest infestation at bay.At the slightest possible symptoms or pest signs, we can have a peace of mind by engaging professional pest detection and inspection, and control any pest problem effectively.
We have collate a list of common pest signs you can keep a lookout
Besides fixing individuals’ with pest fear and phobia, especially for cockroaches and rats, more importantly, pest removal is important for the following
Various type of bacteria caused by pests
Most of us would have thought pest control for home is costly or not necessary in a residential setting, only required when the infestation is serious or only applicable for premium landing properties and apartments. In addition, there is also a taboo of perceived as poor sanitation and housekeeping should a family engage in pest control specialist. For health conscious and family with kids or elderly, there is also a concern that pest control is dangerous and toxic.
There may be a lack of awareness and a need to learn why pests are attracted to your home, and what food attracts bugs. Some common poor habits include
Food crumbs attracts pests
Pest control treatments comes in various forms include placing of traps and lures, applying gels and baits and performing misting and spraying at the targeted premise. Baits and lures are dependent on the pest type, active ingredients, dosage level is also designed base on pest species, and infestation level and number of traps and units are dependent on the coverage area and control needs. Digital pest control is also available that comprises sensing technology to detect and control pests accurately and effectively. For pest such as flies, fly catcher are installed on strategic walls and surfaces to lure and trap adults.
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How often should pest control be done? Depending on the control needs, sensitivity of pest presence, infestation level and type of pests invaded, pest control frequencies and schedules ranges weekly, fortnightly, monthly, bi-monthly and yearly.
Types of pest control services
Rentokil Pest Control programmes cover the following services and support for residential, commercial and industrial customers.
Unsure what is best on how to get rid of pest? We evaluate the Pro’s and Con’s in engaging professional pest control vs resorting to off-the-shelve quick fix solutions.
There are various considerations in evaluating and shortlisting a pest control company. With over 300 companies in Singapore and multiple rewards and incentives await you, how do you know which best pest control services in Singapore you can rely on? Some questions and traits you should look out for includes Brand equity and value in the market
Pest control prices ranges and home users may have different pest removal objectives and needs to determine what an ideal price for pest removal is. Some considerations include
With vast research and information available on the Internet, there are multiple recommendations and suggestions on DIY home remedies. For instance, it is common to make use of home ingredients to repel pests due to its strong and pungent smell it exudes. This includes the use of spices, condiments, essential oil and fruits like cucumber peel. In addition, the commonly known pest myth of using cockroaches and moth balls to repel cockroaches.
For the adventurous, homeowners may mix items to “concoct” pest elimination remedies. For example, mixing borax, vinegar and baking soda with sugar items. However, do these natural ways to get rid of insects really work? Read here to find out more on how these pest myths methods may not eliminate root source.
Debugged Pest Myth
It seems like occurrence of pests can be inevitable due to various factors. For instance, environmental nature, lifestyle, maintenance standards, structure integrity and weather. In other words, how can you prevent infestation and minimise unnecessary hassles, disruptions, safety risks and further expense incurred? Here is a summary of pest preventive tips you can adopt.
Call Rentokil Singapore at (65) 6347 8138 for an integrated pest management solution today.