There are plenty of ways for a homeowner to effectively get rid of unwanted pests and other small critters on their property, and vacuuming is one of them. Many pest management contractors use targeted vacuuming as part of their services, particularly when it’s necessary to minimize/eliminate the use of insecticides and promote Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices. As you may gather, these practices rely more on the use of common household items and less on chemicals, making them more eco-friendly.
Pros use specially-designed vacuums with various attachments made to capture pests. While you may be inclined to try getting rid of your pest problem with your own vacuum at home, know that yours may not have the necessary power and features to complete a pest control job.
Likewise, even if you have the right equipment, it’s still important to have well-trained personnel handling the job. If you are inexperienced with the equipment you’re using, you could end up releasing particles in the air that can cause severe allergies to you and your family. For homeowners with asthma, it can be even more dangerous to use a pest control vacuum on their own.
Don’t take pest control lightly. If you need to have a bug or pest infestation removed. Contact a professional pest contractor immediately. It can be the wisest decision you ever make.