Public health officials have listed three things that they say make our quality of life better living in the United States. One of those items is pharmaceuticals, another is sanitation and the last one out of the three is pest control. Pest control solves a wide range of problems that can happen in a home. Pests are not only a nuisance but they can actually cause health concerns and injury that would require medical attention. When you think about other countries that don’t have the luxury of pest control, these residents are more likely to die from a bite or sting and many of them have infestations that are simply left to get worse. Unfortunately, some people in the United States take pest control for granted and will only use it when there is a serious problem instead of also for prevention.
A-Tex Pest Management has prepared some reasons why using pest control to prevent infestations can better the quality of your life.
Pests can be dangerous: There are many pests that can get into a home and can actually be dangerous to the people that live there. There are spiders that are poisonous and if you are bitten by them they can cause pain and swelling. Spiders are fast and will usually stay hidden unless they are startled, then they will bite. You could also have cockroaches that can carry bacteria and when they are left to run across your counters and floors they can be spreading it to surfaces that you prepare food. Rodents can also carry disease and are known to eat away at food in your cupboards. Even if you think your food is sealed, a rodent can eat away at a box or container and get into the food that you are using to feed your family. They have also been known to carry diseases that can be spread through their urine and feces. Professional pest control companies like A-Tex Pest Management keep pest populations under control. This is why these dangerous health threats are not as prevalent in the United States as in other parts of the world.
Pests can damage your property: Pests such as rodents and wildlife can cause significant damage to both the structure of buildings and the contents within. Rodents and wildlife often chew through electrical wires, nest in attic insulation and chew holes through drywall and other materials. Pest professionals such as A-Tex Pest Management play a crucial role in protecting homes and buildings from nuisance pests that can nest, breed and eat away at your biggest investments.
Pests can contaminate our food supply – Pest control isn’t just for homes. Commercial pest control benefits greatly from pest management as well. From food processing plants to fast food restaurants; food handling facilities benefit from protection against harmful rodents, cockroaches, ants and other pests. Pest control professionals like A-Tex Pest Management implement custom pest management programs to keep businesses in compliance with health regulations and standards; and their customer’s food free from harmful pest contamination.
Pests can cause stress and anxiety – Seeing ants running across the bathroom counter, hearing a mouse scurry across the floor or getting bitten by bed bugs in the home can cause a lot of stress and anxiety. A pest professional such as A-Tex Pest Management can implement a prevention plan that keeps pests out of the home in the first place. It brings peace of mind to know that our homes are protected from pests as well as the health and property threats they pose.
Pest Prevention is Key in Austin, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Leander & Cedar Park TX
When you use a pest control company just to deal with an infestation you are way behind the game. When you are at the point of an infestation you probably have a larger problem than you originally thought. Pests could have been making your house their home for several months without you even knowing. Pest Control is best used consistently. Setting up a regular pest control service will keep your home from getting to the point of infestation and can help keep your family safe from pests that can be harmful. Contact A-Tex Pest Management today to inquire about our monthly and quarterly pest control plans.