Top 7 Tips To Consider When Hiring a Professional Pest Control Service
By Daniel Meisenhower
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Some pest problems can be difficult to tackle by yourself. In these situations people often resort to a professional pest control service. However, hiring the “right” professional pest control service may be difficult and stressful. Here are some tips to consider when it comes to hiring the “right” pest control service.
- How long has the company been in the field of pest control?
Experience and Knowledge is key. Look for a company that has been in the field long enough to quickly determine the type of insect they are dealing with and the size of the infestation.
- Read through the testimonials
Find out what other customers have to say about the company. Read all reviews, testimonials, and ratings.
- Find out whether the company offers free estimates
Not only are experience, knowledge, and reputation important when choosing a pest control company, but cost is also a crucial factor. Find out how much the service is going to cost prior to signing a service agreement with them.
- Check what type of pests they can handle
Some companies only deal with outdoor pests while others only handle indoors. Find out what type of pests they specialize in.
- Ensure that the pest control company is bonded, licensed, and insured
Go over the credentials of the company to ensure that they are bonded, licensed, and insured.
- Check if the pest control company offers money back guarantees or warranties
Usually, companies that can tackle pests more efficiently offers money back guarantees or warranties. Go over the company’s policy and find out whether they offer these kinds of services.
- Trust your instincts!
Work with whichever company you feel most comfortable and safe with.
Daniel Meisenhower is an expert on pests and writes articles on DIY Pest Control.
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Article Submitted On: August 28, 2009