Are you feeling the effects of the weather this time of year? Summer in Florida is known for its heat and humidity, and this summer is no different. The afternoon rains that cool us off after long, hot days also turn the state of Florida into a sauna. You win some, and you lose some. Homeowners in Deltona know this feeling well.
There are a lot of benefits to living in Florida’s temperate climate. You’ll never have to shovel snow off your sidewalk, and we get a dependable amount of rain each year to keep our plants lush and beautiful. But, one of the downsides is that pests love our climate as much as we do. And have you ever noticed that the pests that come out during the muggy season in Deltona are some of the grossest? Cockroaches, mosquitoes, silverfish, and termites are just some of the bugs that thrive in warm, damp weather. Some are simply pesky pests you don’t want in your home, while others are downright dangerous.
How Much Time Are You Willing To Spend?
If you’ve ever tried to combat seasonal pests on your own, you know that the onslaught of spring and summer pests is almost impossible to keep up with. It is, for us, a full-time job after all. We understand that many homeowners want to manage as many of their home projects as possible. We all like a little DIY from time to time. But most Deltona residents find that the intensity of pest control issues that creep up during the season is far more than the average homeowner can control. You may think that handling your pest control is a way to save money, but how much are you saving if you spend all of your time spraying for bugs? And more importantly, how effective are the techniques that you’re implementing?
When Is It Time To Call In The Pros?
If you see one or two cockroaches around your house this summer, it may not be a massive cause for concern. Your home is a dry escape from the heavy rain, and there is regular access to food. However, once one or two cockroaches turn into a full-blown infestation, you must call a professional for help. Professional pest control is more than just a tool to eliminate your existing pest problems. While it is effective at just that, it’s also a powerful tool to help homeowners prevent future infestations.
There are several things you get when hiring a professional pest company that you don’t get when trying to tackle the problem on your own. First is safety. Even the handiest DIYer doesn’t have the same experience or education regarding pest control products as a professional would. You must mitigate potential risks by using the products correctly and not in excess. If you have any concerns about your ability to apply over-the-counter pest control products, it’s probably time to call a professional.
Additionally, the over-the-counter products you can get at your local hardware store are only effective for specific small-scale problems. Full-blown infestations require professional-level products.
And finally, when you work with a professional company, you have a guarantee of effectiveness. The internet is full of ads for all-natural products or using essential oils to rid your home of pests. What do you do when those techniques don’t work? Do you go back to the drawing board, or do you hire a professional who can do it right the first time?
There are a lot of things in this world that are changing. But one of the things we can all depend on is that unwanted pests will always love the weather here in Deltona, Florida, and the surrounding areas. If you’re tired of sharing your space with pests, contact our office today, and we’ll provide you with a free estimate of our services. We’ve served families in the Deltona area for decades and will continue to do so for years to come.