How Does Pest Control Work and Can It Help?

Pests can range from cockroaches to termites, possums to ants, and everything in-between. If you’ve had pest problems before, you’ll know just how much damage these little creatures can do. And generally, damage to your home caused by pests isn’t covered under insurance. So it’s important to stay on top of any pests in and around your home. But how should you go about trying to control your pest problem? Here are a few things you can do to prevent, identify, and control pests.


As the saying goes, prevention is better than cure. This is certainly true when it comes to pests in the home. There are a number of things you can do to help prevent pests from invading your home. Some simple things include making sure food is sealed and stored away properly. Food attracts pests such as ants or cockroaches. Also ensure benchtops or other surfaces are kept clear of food. It’s a good idea to make sure your rubbish bins are closed and kept clean, so pests aren’t attracted to them.

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Identifying the problem.

If you already have a pest problem, it’s best to seek professional help from your local expert. Professional pest control technicians have the technology and expertise to identify your problem accurately and efficiently. For example, Jim’s Termite & Pest Control use thermal imaging, borescopes, moisture meters, and special listening equipment to identify the scope of your pest issues. They will provide you with a comprehensive report, that will explain in detail the issues and next steps to take.

Finding the right solution.

Different pests require vastly different solutions, so it’s important to ask for help from a professional. Especially if you want to make sure your pest problem doesn’t return. Jim’s Termite & Pest Control will work with you to come up with a prevention and management program to control your pest problems now and in the future. All of Jim’s eradication solutions are environmentally friendly, and come with a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. You can have confidence that Jim’s Termite & Pest Control methods are safe, and really work. For a free quote on your pest problem click here or phone 131 546.

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