Pests such as spiders, flies, cockroaches, rats, termites among other pests can be a menace to our homes. Other pests may be carriers of diseases even as they are a nuisance to your home. Pests especially termites can be very destructive especially to anything wooden. With that in mind, one would need to know some of the things he or she would need to do before and after the pest treatment. Among the commonly offered services by pest control units include termite control, cockroach control, and bedbug control. You may also need to know of bats, bees as well as other types of pets. It may be essential to know some things that need to be done before the actual treatment.
It would be wise to make an effort of ensuring that all your personal items do not come into contact with chemicals. It would be critical to not only store all your personal effects but also make sure that you do not end up carrying some pests into the storage. It would be modest to ask the pest control unit of any other thing you may need to do on your end to make the fumigation more effective.
It would be wise to consider moving large pieces of furniture and appliances from the walls and corners. You would need to give the pest control professional a chance to access corners where most of the pests tend to thrive. You would also need to get rid of your furniture and appliances to reduce chances of spray and spills of chemicals on them during treatment. You would need to also remember to store clothes, toys, jewelry, toiletries among other items well to avoid contact with the chemicals. You may need to wrap them preferably with plastic wrapping and seal them. It would be critical to cover your sofa and also secure your bedding to keep them away from chemicals.
You would also need to clear the kitchen and the dining area. It would be critical to ensure that your food is secure and does not come into contact with the treatment chemicals. You would also need to secure your pets. You may also need to move painting and flower pots. You would also need to make their maneuverability easy and hence reduce chances of leaving any spot unattended.
After fumigation, you would need to wait for the recommended time before you get back all your items and start your pest free life. In the same manner, and you would need to clean the house after the recommended period. You would also need to keep checking of any signs of pests even after the control to ensure that you are safe.