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Trying to manage an insect or rodent problem on your own can be a problem without the right equipment. Before you start a pest control regiment, know what different treatments are available to figure out what is best for you and your home.

  • Pesticide – A deadly substance used for killing pests. There are many different types of pesticides used for different purposes. For example, insecticides are used to kill insects. Pesticides and insecticides are often available as sprays, but homeowners should be careful when handling them, as they are often toxic to people (especially young children) and animals.
  • Fumigate – A serious bug problem often results in fumigation. Here, the area is closed off for 24-72 hours and a pesticide is applied. Often fumigation is done using fogging equipment, which are cans that release pesticide spray over a certain period of time so that homeowners are not exposed to the fumes. Fumigation can kill major bug problems, such as roaches and termites.
  • Repellants – These products do not kill pests, but instead repel them from a certain area. Some repellants, like those for termites, use chemicals to keep bugs away. Others, like those for rodents, emit high pitched noises that only rodents and some insects can hear.
  • Bait Traps – Often useful for rodents, these are traps placed strategically around the home that either kill or allow for removal of larger pests. However, some bait traps, such as termite traps, are placed outside and used for monitoring and prevention.
  • Organic Pest Control – Part of the green movement, organic pest control is against using deadly chemicals and instead relies on natural methods of removing pests. This approach is also called biological pest control and integrated pest management.
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    Palm City Pest and Turf Services, Inc.
    2289 Nw Bugainvillea Avenue, Stuart, FL 34994
    Achieve a clean and bug-free home. Contact us at (772) 800-2589 in Stuart, FL, for details about our budget-friendly pest control and lawn care services.Achieve a clean and bug-free home. Contact us a
    (772) 800-2589
    Accurate Pest Control
    300 S State Road 7, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317
    Accurate Pest Control, Inc. is committed to offering cost effective GREEN solutions for termite and pest control to its customers.
    (954) 584-8588
    Shepard's Pest Solutions Inc
    2710 Scott St, Hollywood, FL 33081
    At Shepard's Pest Solutions we are the experts when it comes to termites. We can handle all aspects of termite control and termite proofing. Also provide termite inspections so call us today.
    (954) 927-6116
    Nature's Own Solutions
    West Palm Beach, FL 33415
    (561) 273-0587
    Mike's Service & Supply
    Delray Beach, FL 33448
    (561) 243-6333
    Stop Mosquitos Misting Systems
    Boca Raton, FL 33431
    (561) 212-1262
    Innovativce Pest Control Products
    8885 Sw 7th St, Boca Raton, FL 33433
    (561) 483-4997
    Innovative Pest Control Products
    8885 Sw 7th St, Boca Raton, FL 33433
    (561) 483-4997
    Bessie and Barnie
    2560 N Powerline Rd, Pompano Beach, FL 33069
    (954) 974-0533
    Palm Industries
    8415 Forest Hills Dr, Pompano Beach, FL 33065
    (954) 346-9082
    Gump Pest Control
    1620 W Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
    (954) 601-1117
    Pestop The
    10217 Se Lennard Rd, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952
    (772) 398-6880
    Choice Pest Management
    3793 Oleander Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL 34982
    Choice Pest Management is a family owned pest control, termite control, and lawn care company located in South Florida since 1998.
    (772) 871-7038
    Pesticide Chemicals Inc
    3899 Orange Ave, Fort Pierce, FL 34947
    (772) 461-8088
    Orion Pest Control
    Hialeah, FL 33002
    (305) 829-2797

    Pest control tactics have a long history. The Chinese used insect predators and cats appear to have been domesticated primarily to manage rodents. Sulfur and arsenic have been used for a very long time as a way to eliminate various types of pests. Modern pest control uses a variety of techniques, not all of which kill or exterminate. For example, farmers may manage certain field pests by adjusting the timing of planting and harvesting. Pest control equipment and supplies generally mean chemicals or traps. Pesticides are sprayed or applied using a cloth. Traps include fly paper, bug zappers and mouse traps. Conventional pesticides are poisons, sometimes used with bait. Dealing with an infestation can require that a room or building be fumigated using a bug bomb. However, humans and pets can be exposed to the toxic chemicals, and an area being fumigated needs to be avoided for a period of time. Systemic insecticides are ingested by other organisms and render the host animal or plant poisonous to pests without hurting it. While many poisons kill all the insects in the area, often an unfavorable result, some are designed to exterminate specific species such as beetles, mosquitoes or roaches. Other chemicals change the pest's behavior. Most fly spray or bug spray that is applied to people or livestock works by repelling insects. Chemical barriers are often used to keep termites or ants out of buildings. Bed bugs are best dealt with by washing bed clothes at very high temperatures. Finally, bees are often relocated by a trained beekeeper. Inspection of homes for pests is also important, especially as insects and rodents can carry disease. Natural treatments, such as organic pesticides and predators, are becoming more popular.
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