Three Signs That You Need to Call Professional Pest Control

Published on 25 June 2014

Do-it-Yourself or DIY home maintenance and improvement is a good thing. You can save money and could be a healthy hobby at the same time. Repainting your bedroom is a good DIY project while installing electrical wirings for your home should be handled by professionals. The same principle is applied when it comes to pest control. There are some pest control treatments that you can handle on your own (DIY style) but there are things that require the expertise of a professional to ensure that it is done correctly and safely.

Here are five signs that you need to expertise of professional pest control Perth:

  1. Traces of termites and other wood-boring insects

Termites are one of the most destructive pests that can invade your home. Termites feed on wood. These wood-eating tiny monsters can cause more than $5 billion property damage every year. Other wood-boring insects such as powder post beetles, carpenter bees, and carpenter ants can also be destructive and must be taken seriously.  If you can see traces of termites in your home such as discarded wings, mud tubes and damage wood it is best to call professional pest control Perth. These professionals are trained on how to deal with the biology and behaviors of termites.

  1. Bedbugs

Sleep tight, and don’t let the bed bugs bite. Oh well, if your home is infested with bed bugs you will definitely get bitten by bed bugs. If you suspect that your home is being invaded by this elusive stinger, you need to call the services of a trained pest professional. Bed bugs are notorious for being elusive. They usually hide in hard to detect places like behind wallpaper, under the bed and electrical switched. Treatment for bed bugs must be prepared and handled with care to avoid endangering your family and pets.

  1. Stinging Insects

Yellow jackets, wasps, fire ants or any other stinging insects should be handled by professionals. If you found a nest of the yellow jacket in your backyard doesn’t handle it on your own, call a professional. Thousands of people are rushed into emergency room each year due to stings. It can even cause death to those who have allergies to insect stings.