Methods of Pest Control
As is well known, when they are not controlled in time, pests can cause serious damage to businesses and homes. They also spread diseases, damage crops and gardens and some can potentially destroy a house or building. Because of this, Pest Control Methods are a subject of interest to anyone who is suffering from the effects of a plague or wishes to avoid them. There are two main types of pest control: natural and chemical.
When referring to a Natural Pest Control Method, we refer to that in which organic or biological materials are used to reduce the infestation. On the other hand, Chemical Pest Control consists of the use of chemical pesticides to reduce or eliminate pests.
You can use any of these methods or both to manage infestation problems. However, it is important that you consult with your pest control company, which method should be chosen for your particular situation. Let’s see some advantages of each one:
Methods Natural Pest Control
They are used to effectively reduce or eliminate infestation without harming humans, crops and other organisms. Sometimes, other organisms such as plants or insects could be used to control pests in an agricultural environment, they also include the installation of physical barriers and / or traps that prevent access of pests to control points. They have little or no detrimental effect on humans, animals and agriculture.
The main disadvantage of these methods is that they take a long time to produce results and can be an important investment.
Methods Control of chemical pests
These are used both in closed spaces and in agricultural environments. Pesticides are used that eliminate pests instantly or gradually, according to the agreement between the pest control company and the client. These can be applied in a systematic or focused manner. Although, this is effective in buildings, houses and crops, some chemical pesticides have harmful and residual effects, both in the animals that live in the area, as well as in humans. That is why chemical pesticides should be used with caution to avoid contamination of water courses and access of pets to them. In addition, there are regulations that limit its use in some areas. So, take the time to ask your pest control company about the chemicals they use, you should be absolutely sure that the service you have hired, will help you fight or prevent pest problems, without affecting the health of any living being that inhabits or transits the pest control areas.