6 Reasons Pest Control Is NOT A Do-It-Yourself Job

When money is tight, it’s understandable that homeowners want to save money wherever they can. For the occasional ant or flying insect in your home, it’s perfectly fine to handle eliminating it yourself. But most homes in the Providence area need regular professional pest control service to ensure that the home remains bug-free and the residents remain protected from unwanted pests and the diseases they carry. Here are our top 6 reasons pest control is not a DIY job!



  1. To really stop bugs and other pests in their tracks, pesticide needs to be applied in all the right places. Most homeowners do not have the training to know what the access points are for different types of bugs. A pro is trained to spot these access points and treat them effectively.

  2. A professional can spot the beginnings of a nest or infestation long before the homeowner would notice a problem. Prevention is key; it is much easier (and cheaper) to prevent an infestation than to tackle one that’s already full-blown.

  3. This year, we are all concerned about the transmission of the Zika virus through mosquito bites. Many bugs and rodents leave behind harmful germs and bacteria. The potential health risks to you and your family are huge, and professional evaluation and treatment of your property is your best defense against these disease-carrying pests. Your family’s health is worth it.

  4. Some types of pests