Pest control is very important for the welfare and safety of humans and the environment they live in. Pests can damage housing properties and agriculture whereby having an adverse effect on the country’s economy. Pests pose a serious threat to all living things whether it is humans, animals or plants.
Pests like mosquitoes, termites, bed bugs, cockroaches, rodents etc. have a harmful effect on the food supplies and surroundings. One can use different types of pest control methods to eliminate and manage the various types of pests in the surroundings.
Some of the most common types of pest control methods are chemical pest control, biological pest control, electronic pest control and physical pest control.
Different Types of Pest Control Methods
1. Chemical Pest Control
Chemical treatments are used to prevent any kind of pest infestation under the Chemical Pest Control method. They are considered to be the most popular type of pest control because they are highly effective.
Fumigation is the best form of chemical treatment as it is ideal for severe infestations. If you are not comfortable with chemical products you can go for organic chemical treatments that use botanic or fermented products.
Living organisms are used to control pest infestation under Biological pest control. Biological control agents like parasites, plant pathogens and predators are introduced in the pest infested areas.
For example, spotted lady beetles are introduced in farms to eat the larvae of Colorado potato beetles. There are some types of bacteria, fungi, and viruses that naturally infect a number of pests. Bigger predators like ferrets, dogs and cats are often trained to hunt for snakes and rodents in infested areas.
3. Electronic Pest Control.
Electronic Pest Control involves the use of electromagnetic gadgets to target the nervous systems of certain pests like mice, rodents, ants etc. The Ultrasonic devices emit high-frequency sound ways that repel small vermin species.
4. Physical Pest Control
If you don’t want to use chemical, biological or electronic methods of pest control you may have to depend on physical methods to stop the pests from entering your premises or attacking the food stock.
Physical barriers like nets can be used to stop birds or to get rid of mosquitoes from entering the homes. Plastic sheets can be used to protect crops from pest infestation.
We have seen the four main types of pest control methods which can help manage and control pest infestation on our premises and agricultural farms.
Once you have decided on the pest control method to solve your pest problem, next you need to determine the type of pest control service you want to avail.
There are 3 main types of Pest Control Services:
1. Pest Extermination
If you are already facing pest infestation or pest problems on your premises you will need to go for Pest Extermination services.
Whether it is an infestation of ants, cockroaches or any other kind of crawling pest you need to take care of the existing problem quickly. Extermination services include the use of insecticide sprays, insect traps, or in extreme situations fumigation of the whole premises or farms.
Pest Extermination treatments work effectively and eliminate all the pests hiding on your premises. If you don’t want to use chemicals in your home, many pest control companies offer “green” sprays containing fewer chemical compounds.
2. Pest Removal
All pest cannot be taken care of by sprays and traps. There are many pests that require professional pest removal services. An expert pest removal service provider visits the premises or farms to trap these hidden pests and take them away.
It may not be a one-time process to catch all the hidden pests and remove them. Sometimes it may need few visits to completely clear the property of the hidden pests like rats, snakes etc.
3. Pest Prevention
The best method for control is to prevent the pests from entering the premises. Prevention is always better than cure. Getting regular pest control treatments can help repel pests and restrict all the common entry point.
Repellent sprays can help to keep few insects away, but you will need to block the access points into the property to keep away the larger pests.
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Most pest control companies will offer you all 3 types of pest control services to help you keep your premises pest-free all through the year. We are the best pest control services provider in Maharashtra. We can help control all types of pest infestation on your premises, whether home or office.
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