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WHAT IS PEST CONTROL?

November 7, 2017

Categories: Common Pests, Health and Safety, Infestations

Pest control is a lot of things to different people, includingAn Environmental Pest Control licensed technician working industry professionals.

Some say pest control is a science.

Others refer to it as a system or process.

Most think it’s simply killing bugs with chemicals and traps.

Many also think that pest control is a one-time action.

 

Why do we need Pest Control?

Most bugs and insects are harmless, and are beneficial to our ecosystem. BUT they are not liked, tolerated or wanted. They can be bothersome or be a serious health and safety concern.

Here are reasons why pest control services are saught out:

 

Are Pest Control and Pest Management the same thing?

Pest Control is seen as an immediate action. It is about handling a specific issue, often with a one-time application or treatment, and nothing more.

Pest Management is a long-term, more comprehensive, and more educational approach. It addresses the current pest issue, and minimizes or prevents subsequent issues because it focuses on eliminating food, shelter and water. Pest management includes an integrated pest management plan or IPM plan (like our Green Pest Management System), which is a custom action plan designed by the pest control professional for your situation.

Pest control and pest management go together, and both are needed to effectively resolve issues as effectively as possible.

 

So, what is Pest Control really? 

Pest control is the process of controlling, managing, minimizing or removing undesirable insects and other pests, from spaces occupied by people. It should:

Remember that the key word in ‘pest control’ is ‘control’, which means gaining control of the pest AND control of the situation. You cannot gain control without some level of pest management.

If you have questions about how to best handle a pest issue, we’d be happy to asssit you.

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