In order to answer your questions about pest control, our experts have compiled a list of frequently asked questions. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch using the Contact tab above.

FREQUENTLY ASKED PEST CONTROL QUESTIONS

GENERAL

Why Do I Need To Hire A Professional Pest Control Company?

If you are reading an FAQ about pest control, then chances are you have already tried various DIY methods. Even if you haven’t, you should be aware that most commercially available pest control products do little in the way of preventing re-infestations. Additionally, most property owners lack the time or expertise to effectively take care of a pest issue. INC Pest control provides the highest quality of technicians who are trained in the proper application of the most effective treatments. professionals are trained in the safe handling and proper application of pest treatments. We guarantee to eliminate your pest problem and prevent re-infestations.

What Should Homeowners Look For When Selecting A Pest Control Service?

A homeowner should look for a licensed and qualified pest management service that can provide the highest quality of work. Additionally, they should inquire about the types of solutions and the extent of work that is necessary to treat their homes. INC Pest Control professionals provide our clients with thorough inspections and quotes so that you can be aware of every step of the process. We also use the most environmentally friendly products available in our solutions.

Do I Have To Leave My Home During The Service Call?

In most cases, you will not have to leave your home. However, our technicians may ask you to vacate the immediate area where the work is being performed. Although we put the most care into selecting the products we use, the fumes may be irritating for some people during the application. In severe cases, it may be necessary to leave your home, but INC Pest Control caters to your schedule. In these cases, you pick the time and we’ll be there!

When Can I Expect Results?

Generally, you will start to see results very quickly. You should see a reduction in pest activity a day or two after our service call. Depending on the severity of the infestation and the treatment plan used, full cessation of pest activity may vary. If pest activity does not stop 14 days after our treatment plan, please contact our offices and we will offer a free follow-up service call!

Are Results Guaranteed?

Pest control service providers differ in the extent of their guarantees. Luckily, INC Pest Control is on the higher end of that spectrum. We offer a 99.9% guarantee of pest removal and a 100% guarantee of customer satisfaction! For the very rare instances where are first treatment may not be enough, we offer free follow-up calls to our clients until the problem is completely dealt with!

PEST CONTROL

Should I Be Concerned If I Only See A Few Pests?

It is important that you identify the type of pest that you see. Insects such as black widows, wasps and fire ants can cause painful – sometimes even life-threatening – damage. Additionally, some pests such as mice can carry disease. In these situations, it is always better to be safe than sorry! If you need more information about your specific pest problem, please call our highly trained customer service representatives for a free consultation.

There Are Insects Coming Out Of My Potted Plants. How Can I Address This?

This is a common issue people have with their potted plants. Old soil is the perfect breeding grounds for insects to make their nests. Generally, it is advised to re-pot your plants with fresh soil to take care of this. If the problem persists, contact a professional pest control provider.

I Have Tried Everything To Get Rid Of My Cockroach Problem But Nothing As Worked. What Else I Can Do?

Cockroaches are well-known for being incredibly hard to get rid of. Commercially available products such as aerosol bombs have little effect on them and actually damage the environment. If the roach infestation is severe, the best option would be to contact a professional. Please give our customer service team a call to inquire further about roach infestations.

Are The Products You Use Safe For My Family And Pets?

At INC Pest Control, your families safety is our top concern. We take care to select only the very best products in our pest control solutions. Our professionals implement eco-friendly techniques that minimize the amount of pest control products used for the same great results! All our products are EPA approved and our technicians are highly trained in the safe application of these materials.

TERMITES

What Are Termites And How Many Types Of Termites Exist?

Termites are type of insect that feed on wood. There are three major types of Termites. They can be classified as drywood, subterranean and dampwood termites. Drywood termites are rarely found in United States and survive in extremely dry wood. Subterranean termites survive in moist environments, mainly in soils. They are the most destructive out of the three. Dampwood termites live in heavy forested areas and thrive in damp wood.

How Can I Recognize Termites?

Termites are typically found during early spring but can appear at other times of the year as well. Termites are visually similar to flying ants so it is important to look for other signs if you suspect termites. Investigate your home for damaged wooden structures. If you need additional advice, INC Pest Control offers an exhaustive home inspection that can determine whether or not termites are present.

How Much Damage Can Termites Cause?

Termites feed on the wooden structures in your home 24 hours a day. If the infestation is treated early, the damage won’t be too bad. However, the longer you wait, the more severe and costly the damage becomes. Termites are capable of causing thousands of dollars in damages.

BEDBUGS

Where To Bedbugs Live?

Despite the name, bedbugs do not just live in beds. They can be found in sofas, cushions, behind electrical outlets, in crevices and cracks as well as at the back of picture frames.

How Do Bed Bugs Look Like?

Bed bugs are reddish brown and are a quarter inch in diameter. From afar, they look visually similar to apple seeds.

How Can I Control Bed Bugs?

Bedbugs breed rapidly and leave eggs that are hard to eliminate. Washing your sheets and bleaching your affected areas may temporarily solve the problem, but re-infestation is a huge risk. Calling a professional pest control company is advised. INC Pest Control technicians are highly trained to deal with these pests, so please give us a call if your home is infected.

Why Bed Bugs Are Difficult To Treat?

Bed bugs are extremely elusive and durable pests. They are nocturnal insects, so it can be hard to spot them during the day time. Additionally, they can survive for a year without feeding . They can survive in freezing temperatures, as well as at temperatures up 112 degrees Fahrenheit.