Pests are the most disgusting-looking creatures and other than being spooky, they are also carrier of many diseases. There isn’t a single sane human that would want to stay with pests in the same house but getting rid of these stubborn beings is not easy and that is why, people all over the world hire pest control professionals. If you have booked an appointment with those companies as well then you must be looking for tips to be prepared well before Termite treatment begins.
Here are the tips:
1. Move the Furniture:
Move the furniture away from walls to give easy access to the exterminators have an easy access to all walls and corners.
Remove all eatables from countertops and wooden cabinets and store them in air-tight plastic containers or refrigerator.
Pack all the utensils in plastic wraps or store them away for the period of treatment.
Equipments like mixer and grinder should be moved to a safe place but if it is not possible then, unplug those and cover them with wraps.
Cover the water outlets, kitchen sinks, and gas stove thoroughly with plastic wraps.
6. Bedding and Furniture:
Remove the beddings and furniture covers and store them away. Termite treatment may require one to clear out all furniture like beds and sofas.
7. Clothes and essentials:
Pack away all your clothes and essential and put them away in cupboards.
Ensure that you have put away the content of bathrooms like toothbrushes, soaps, and shampoos.
9. Pets Protection:
It’s recommended to send your dog to a sitter for those few hours as they wouldn’t interrupt the exterminators but if not possible then you can also cage your pets for a few hours.
10. Warn your neighbours:
Make sure to warn your neighbours in advance so small children, elderly people and people allergic to chemicals can plan to move to a safe place.
All these tips are only for safety measure and you can discuss the same with the pest control company you have hired and even if not followed then these the chances of ill effect of pest control is very less. But it’s always better to be safer than sorry.