When properly applied pesticides will not be hazardous to you, your family, or pets. Proper treatment will not cause damage to your home or furnishings and modern pesticides are low odor.
How to pick an exterminator:
Most reputable pest control company’s are members of State or National associations. Most states have regulatory agency for pest control company’s. Call them, they record complaints and unresolved problems within the industry.
State of Arizona, Structural Pest Control Commission
Will professional pest control eliminate all the bugs around my home?
Professional pest control service will reduce to an acceptable level of harmful pests in and around the home, “most insects are beneficial.”
Millions of dollars have been invested and continue to be invested in proper and safe pesticide use. If you are concerned about the risks vs. benefits of pesticide use, here is a link to the EPA’s Indoor Air Quality Home Page.
Here are a couple of informative links to pest control
PCT Online – The Portal for the Pest Control Industry
National Pest Management Association
Have a pest control question?
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