Most Homeowners want to take care of their home the best way that they can to ensure the longevity of their homes. The big problem here is there are many problems associated with your homes upkeep that you simply should not do yourself. This idea also applies to pest control in your home, in very few cases is it ok to do it yourself with pest control. It is always best to call a licensed pest control professional to make sure the infestation was dealt with correctly. So what species of pest can you not deal with yourself? Well in the following paragraphs we will discuss the pest that required a pest professional. One important note is to understand that species that aren’t on this list may also require a pest control professional depending on the size, and severity of the infestation.

The first species of pest that you should always have a licensed pest professional deal with are termites. Termites are extremely destructive pest and can cause thousands of dollars of damage in your home in only a short period of time. One other thing that’s important to note when dealing with termites, and their damage is that it’s generally not covered by insurance so calling a licensed pest professional as soon as you find signs of termites could save you even more money. If you suspect you have termites or want a pest professional to examine your home like B&B Pest Control it’s always a good idea.

Wood-boring Insects in general should never be dealt with by yourself because of the extreme damage they can cause in a short period of time. Other examples of wood-boring pest species include Carpenter ants, Carpenter bees, and Powder post beetles. If you or someone you know suspects or is dealing with any of these wood-boring pests species contact a pest professional like B&B ASAP so that the structural integrity of the property with the infestation can be protected.

The third species of pest that is not a do it yourself project is Bed Bugs, they should never be dealt with without a professional. Bed bugs hide in very hard to detect places and are very hard to remove from the home, that is why it’s always required to contact a pest professional like B&B Pest Control. If these pests are not properly dealt with then they will come back even stronger.

The final category of non do it yourself pest problems is stinging insects. These insects include wasps, yellow jackets, fire ants, and bees. These insects even though they are common can be very dangerous to people with half a million people going to the emergency room each year for their stings.

Always call a licensed pest professional like B&B Pest Control when dealing with pests. It is always better to be safe than sorry when dealing with pests, and at B&B Pest Control we can handle any pest problems you may have. Our skilled team of licensed professionals has been serving the greater Boston area for over 30 years. Contact B&B Pest Control today to see how we can protect your home or business from pest this season.




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