By - Olivia

Myths about pest control

Pest control, by all means, is removing pest from your house. When some creepy creatures, crawl or fly into your house. They start invading your property and takes away your peace of mind. There are several ways to deal with pest infestation in your house, you can choose any of the methods and get rid of pests in your house. But do you know that there are some myths and lies about pest control that you haven’t know till now? Here, you’ll read about some myths that you were unknown in your entire life.

Myth-1 Believing that if you don’t see the pests, you don’t have pests

Some pests are natural in hiding, they live in stealth mode and scared of any kind of movement. But there are chances that without your permission someone is living in your house.

Myth-2 Spraying anti-pest spray during sunset is effective on pests

Cockroaches Pest Control
Cockroaches Pest Control

It depends on the pests, what time they choose to step into your home. Though this is true that mosquitoes and other pest choose night for hunting, it can not be supportive in terms of science.

Myth-3 Cockroaches only like dirty places

Cockroaches can live anywhere, they can even survive the coldest temperature. It isn’t a complete true that cockroach only prefers dirty places. Cockroaches are looking for water and food everywhere, so if they get these things anywhere, they’ll make their home.

Myth-4 Cheese is an effective bait for mice

Due to the presence of umami genes in mice, any sugar, dairy or glutamate food item will work on them. They’ll fall for cheese because it has a strong fragrance. But the truth is any mentioned food item will work as bait for them.

Mice Pest Control
Mice Pest Control

Myth-5 Ultrasonic pest repellent works and safe for humans

The ultrasonic pest repellents come in different packaging claimed to be effective on pests. But there is no reliable evidence if they really work. Though it does no harm to humans, it is supposed to harm pests. However, it seems that it’s ineffective on them too.

Myth-6 Pesticides have no such harmful properties, which may harm vulnerable kids and pests

Some pesticides can be really dangerous for your pests and kids. If you’re using the pesticides which are highly toxic, you should make sure that the kids and pests do not come in contact with it. However, pesticides used by professionals are safe and contains chemicals which are permissible in a home environment.

Myth-7 Pests are permanently gone after pesticides treatment

Pest Control Treatment
Pest Control Treatment

Though there are ways to completely eradicate pests, by using concentrated chemicals and poisons. But it isn’t safe for the environment and for you as well. Treatment done by professionals would get you rid of pests temporarily, to get permanently freedom from pests. You must stay in contact with the pest controller and do a routine follow-up. After some time, you may completely get rid of the pests for a long time.

Reach out to us

Female Choice Pest Control is a team of expert pest control professionals in Brisbane. We are known in these field for many years and deal in any kind of pest infestation. Our environment-friendly approach to killing pests is totally safe for kids and pets in your home. We promise you to get you completely rid of pests. Call on our numbers to let us serve you.