Daily Archives: August 12, 2016

Pest Infestation Prevention, Treatment and Protection via IPM

Pest InfestationThere are services that, as much as possible, we’d like not having. It’s not because they don’t do well, but because of its implications.

Who would want not to hire pest management services when it could mean having an unmanageable pest problem at home? You don’t want your neighbours thinking that it has reached that point precisely because you were too prideful not to do so, right?

Contrary to that notion, such services do more than cure or treat pest-infested areas. It is only one of the services they do, and one they are most qualified to do when the infestation is already severe.

Prevention: When or Without Infestation

Prevention is also their mission. From outdoors to indoor pests, these service providers can help residents make an action plan on how to keep unwanted pests from residential areas.

Where there is already a pest problem, the solutions begin with inspection and monitoring. These are approaches within IPM context used for effective pest identification and infestation level. These procedures determine the conditions that either attract or discourage pests. Hence, it also applies in areas where there is no infestation and needs to prevent it from happening in the first place.

As such, residents without pest infestation problems can benefit from such services. For instance, gardeners can seek additional advice for keeping pests at bay through modern tools. Gardeners can consider it an investment which they will be benefiting from in the long run.

Protection from Insecticide/Pesticide-Related Diseases

Using these services also prevent insecticide-related diseases. Too much exposure to insecticides and pesticides can cause allergic reactions in the skin. Ingestion can poison both humans and non-target organisms. Inappropriate use can lead to death like in this report on Acute Illnesses Associated with Insecticides Used to Control Bedbugs.

Pest control approaches combine physical and chemical control methods for ecological and cost-effective reasons. It gives clients options for long-term protection from pest infestations. Unlike with sole use of insecticides or pesticides that can temporarily remove the problem. Later it brings another problem because the target pests become immune to it.