Pest control is essential in order to protect your and your family’s health and your home from the harmful pests. Many large businesses and small homes use pest control, do you? If not, we’ve compiled a list of ten reasons YOU should use pest control.
1). Rodents eat up nearly one fourth of the world’s food supply.
2). Rodents also chew up the wiring of electricity leaving exposed wires everywhere… which can cause fire/safety hazards.
3). Rat bites can cause bubonic plague, trichinosis, leptospirosis.
3). Rodents, raccoons, and other pests are also responsible for carrying dangerous pests like ticks and mites that can transmit diseases to human from animals.
4). Every year thousands of people are admitted to hospitals due to insect bites and bee stings, often because of allergic reactions.
5). Pests like mosquitoes transmit malaria, dengue, plague, West Nile virus, and more.
6). A single termite queen lays thousands of eggs. These larvae can cause extreme structural damage to your home.
7). Bedbug bites can cause severe irritation and rashes.
8). Without proper pest management, pests would destroy almost 50% of food crops.
9). Cockroaches carry various bacteria and pathogens that can make you sick, and can trigger severe asthmatic attacks.
10). Pests can often prey on native fauna, endangering the delicate balance of the ecosystem.
…..so have you signed up for pest control yet? It could literally save your life!