Everybody wants to do their own home maintenance these days. YouTube videos make everything seem so easy, and there are so many Internet articles that tell you how to do everything. You want the feeling of accomplishment from doing the work yourself, and you want to save a buck or two.

Unfortunately, there’s also a lot of room to create a bigger mess for yourself if you try to do the work yourself. That’s also true for pest control. You can end up with more problems if you try to save money and do your own pest control instead of hiring a Gilbert professional pest control company. Here are a few reasons why:


You’ll Make Mistakes

Pest control technicians in Gilbert have experience and training that tells them exactly what treatment methods to use to get rid of certain pests, how much to apply, how often to apply it, and where to apply it. They use a precise strategy that is designed to get results.

If you are trying to get rid of pests yourself, you are highly likely to make a number of mistakes. You may not use the right treatments. You might not apply them where they need to go, or you might not apply them as frequently as you should. Any mistake is going to undermine the efficacy of your treatment, which will allow the pests to continue in your home, potentially causing more damage or posing more safety risks to your family.

You Won’t Target the Source

It can be very difficult to identify the source of a pest infestation. You aren’t going to be able to get inside your walls and figure out where termites are nesting. Nor are you going to be able to figure out how scorpions are getting into your house.

If you can’t identify the source of a pest infestation, you aren’t going to be able to eradicate the problem. A Gilbert pest control company has the tools and the experience to identify pests at their source so that they can’t effectively wipe out the entire colony or nest.

You Won’t be able to Track Pest Behavior

You don’t know what you don’t know when you aren’t a professional. For example, you may not know that scorpions can slip through a crack the size of a dime. And you may not know that termites will swarm in the spring to find a mate.

The things you don’t know about pest behavior can hurt you. Some pests may require different treatment methods depending on their stage of development, their location, and even the time of day. If you don’t know these things, your treatment methods will be ineffective and the damage inflicted by these pests will continue.

You’ll Spread Harmful Pesticides

Most homeowners are just going to go to a home improvement or hardware store and pick up a jug of pesticide to deal with their pest problem. They will spray the pesticide around, not necessarily directly where it needs to go. In the process, they will get harmful pesticides on many surfaces in their homes and yards, putting their family and their landscape in danger.

Professional pest prevention experts in Gilbert have many treatment options that don’t all include harmful chemicals. The professionals will also apply the chemicals to the precise location where they are needed, so that the chemicals only harm the pests, not your family.

You’ll Get in Over Your Head

You never know what you’re going to find once you start investigating your pest problem. You may find out that your pest problem is much bigger than you thought. Once you’ve started doing the work yourself, you’re likely to dig in and want to finish the work, even though the job calls for professional help. By refusing to get the help you need, you will allow the pest problem to get even more out of control.

It’s always better to call in the professionals when you suspect you have a pest problem. You may think you’ll save money by doing the work yourself, but you’ll actually end up spending a lot more money and drawing out the problem because you are not trained and experienced in effective pest control measures. Take care of the problem quickly and affordably by calling the pest control experts in Gilbert right at the start.

Varsity Termite and Pest Control can help you get to the bottom of your pest control problem in Gilbert and the surrounding area. Our technicians are trained to effectively eradicate pests that are common to the region, including scorpions, termites, cockroaches, roof rats, and more. We’ll help protect your home with effective pest control solutions. Call us today in Gilbert to schedule an estimate and consultation.

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Varsity Termite and Pest Control – Gary Dobert
6056 E Baseline Rd #122
Mesa, AZ85206

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Gary Dobert

Gary is the co-owner of Varsity Termite and Pest Control, a family owned and operated company in Arizona with over 21 years of experience. They specialize in termite and scorpion control services.

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