Why is pest control important during the COVID-19 Pandemic?
The current COVID-19 outbreak has sent ripples throughout the country and around the globe. First and foremost, we implore everyone to practice social distancing, properly wash your hands, and stay at home except for essential business, only laving for retrieving food and medical supplies.
Many normal activities have ceased during this time, but keeping pests away from your property must be taken seriously, even in the middle of the surrounding chaos. Let’s go over the importance of pest control during this time, along with how exterminators are keeping you safe while conducting pest control services.
Keeps Disease Out of Your Home
With everyone being on high alert in terms of health and safety, it’s also a good idea to be aware of germs and bacteria pests carry. Although there’s no danger of the coronavirus being carried into your home by way of pests, there are certain illnesses and diseases rodents, insects, and other creatures may be inflicted with. This is why many people are adamant about proper mosquito control, but a full pest control regimen is always best.
Professionals Stay Protected
Professionals understand the importance of pest control and the need to stay protected. Even though many professionals now utilize organic pest control as a way to mitigate or eliminate problems at a person’s home or business, they’re still very aware of how to protect themselves from chemicals and other elements in the air. This means that you can hire an exterminator without the fear that you’re sending a person into a possibly dangerous situation.
Property Safety Without Contact
Not only do pest control experts know how to keep themselves safe, but they’ve also been trained on how to keep people on the property safe, too. Many pest control services can be accomplished with absolutely no contact with the property owners or anyone who may be on the property at the time. If there would normally be people present or the exterminator needs to treat the interior of a structure, then arrangements can be made to ensure social distancing and no physical contact.
Maintains Semblance of Normalcy
Households across the country are attempting to adapt to this “new norm” we’re all experiencing. However, it’s important that you attempt to maintain what you used to consider normalcy as much as possible if only to remember things won’t always be this way. Services such as pest control can be perfect because they allow you to rectify a problem without the need to leave your home or come into personal contact with anyone.
Prevent an Even Worse Situation
Although you certainly have more pressing problems on your mind right now, whether it’s a family member who’s out of work or a friend who may be sick, pest control is very often a necessary situation for both households and businesses. If you neglect your property and an infestation occurs, you could be looking at severe damage that leads to costly repairs or more expensive pest elimination at a later date. Scheduling residential or commercial pest control will reduce this possibility, including potential damage to your property.
Keeps Your Pets Safe from Potential Harm
You can talk to your pets about the ongoing coronavirus situation as much as you want, but they’re obviously not going to understand. While the country deals with the hand that it’s been dealt, your pets continue to be susceptible to pests such as ticks, bedbugs, and others. Hiring a pest control company as soon as you suspect a problem will help ensure the health and safety of not only the humans in your household during this crisis, but the animals as well.
Trust ProHealth Pest Control During the Outbreak
Prohealth Pest Control has taken the steps necessary to properly train our professionals on how to treat properties without putting anyone at risk. If you’d like to learn more about the importance of pest control or would like to schedule service, contact us through our website or by calling (727) 308-4087.