Understanding Green Pest Control
Green pest control is a way of managing pests in the home with the use of regular monitoring and documentation in order to identify the pests in the home and the best methods used to treat them. This type of pest control uses strategies and practices that will help eliminate or reduce pests in your home so that it will not lead to any structural damage or may not continue to cause irritation in the people living in it. It is not true that green pest control do not use pesticides but it can be used according to the recommendation after inspection. Using pesticides in green pest control ensures that the risks are reduced with its use. There are steps that are implemented in order to reduce the risk of pesticides and achieve efficient pest control. Green pest control includes the following steps: inspection, diagnosis, prescription, application, and evaluation.
In the first stage, the homeowners will be interviewed and the home or building inspected extensively to find out about the pest issues present. There are many areas and things that are involved in green pest control inspection. One is searching where the pests are. They check if there is moisture, heat or darkness which is what most pests look for. They also inspect food and water that are used by pests and the actual evidence of their presence. When they have completed their inspection, they would recommend methods using the green pest control approach for eliminating pests.
During the inspection, the pest control company would have identified those types of pests that are present in your home. Pest activity is determined by examining pest droppings and cast skins. With the pests properly identified, the best methods for eliminating each type of pest is recommended.
Pest control services determine what method to use, how to use it, when to use it, and where to use the preferred pest management in order to eliminate pest infestation in the home. Since different pests have different methods of elimination, then determining methods can only be done after inspection.
When prescribing pest control methods, there may be many techniques involved. Sometimes it just takes cleaning the home well to eliminate the pests in it. There are times when there is a need to use pesticides, baits and growth regulators. In many structural pests, it only takes good housekeeping to eliminate them. there is no pest elimination without following recommendations. Good housekeeping is very important.
In some stage of elimination pesticides, may be used. Baits are effective to eliminate pests in the environment. These baits are placed in places where it will do no harm to animals that are not pests.
Finally, the method prescribed will be applied. A correct prescription will make application successful.