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Can Your Home Recover From a Pest Infestation?

Can Your Home Recover From a Pest Infestation?

A pest infestation can be costly and upsetting to deal with as a homeowner. Pests can pose biological hazards to the people living in your home, and they can cause damage to your property. Whether it’s termites eating away at the structure of your home from within, or bats leaving droppings in your attic, you want to eliminate pests and recover as soon as possible. So, if you have a pest problem, can your home recover from infestation? In today’s blog, we explore your options for recovery.

The First Step to Recovering from a Pest Infestation Is Getting Rid of Pests

Of course, you can’t really start to recover from a pest infestation until you get rid of the pests in your home. The best way to get rid of a pest depends on the nature of the pest. If you’ve got ants in your home, baits can be an effective way to lead them out of the house and prevent more ants from coming in. Rodents can pose a biological hazard because of their droppings. They also present a more delicate removal situation. Using one-way doors can get them out of the home, and you’ll likely want to work with a pest control expert to do this.

You Also Need to Repair Any Damage that Pests Have Done to Your Home

The next step to home recovery after removing pests is repairing the damage that they’ve left behind. Some pests will use any small opening in your room, or basement, or door frame to get inside. Some pests will make their own entrance. In either case, you need to repair this entrypoint to make sure that pests aren’t able to enter your home again. If the pests have chewed through wires or interior studs, you’ll also need to make repairs to these parts of your home. The damage caused by pests may merit repairs, and it may even necessitate a rebuild.

Finally, to Fully Recover from Pest Infestation, Your Home Will Need Preventive Measures

Once you finally remove the pests from your home and repair the damage they’ve done, the last thing you want to do is deal with the same issue again. That means you’ll want to take preventive measures with your home. In addition to sealing entry points, you may want to spray for certain insects and cut back tree limbs to keep rodents from easily climbing onto your roof. Working with your pest control expert is the best way to pest proof your home for the future. You’ll be glad when you don’t have to deal with the same problem again.

Carmel Valley Pest Control Provides Pest and Construction Services

The team at Carmel Valley Pest Control is equipped to help your home recover from a pest infestation. Your pest control expert can evaluate your home, remove any current pests, provide building services to restore damage, and offer preventive care steps as well. To schedule service for your home, contact Carmel Valley Pest Control in Carmel Valley, CA, today at (858) 350-8838, (760) 736-8838, or (888) 989-8838.

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