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How long does it take for pest control to work?

In most cases, you can expect to see a significant and noticeable reduction in pest activity within two to four days. However, the exact timeframe depends on what pest we're treating for. In some cases, you may see a slight increase in pests, which is actually a good thing, because this means are pesticides are working!

How are pests getting into my house?

There are many ways pests can get into your home. Ants, roaches, and even mice can enter through tiny cracks and crevices as they search for shelter and food. Spiders, ants, and other pests have been known to use trees, shrubs, and parts of gardens as ladders into homes through windows, cracks in brick siding, etc. 

Is Pest Control safe for pests and children?

Appalachian Pest Control's first priority is safety for our clients. All of our materials are EPA approved and biodegradable. All technicians have received State level certification and are up to date on all safety regulations and guidelines. We take pride in providing pet and kid-friendly solutions for our clients. 

Is preventative pest control necessary for my home and business?

Do I need to leave my home when treatment occurs?

Will the rain wash away pest control?

Yes, we recommend a preventative plan for our clients to ensure their homes are protected - year round. 

For most treatment, it is not required that anyone leave the home or business. Your technican will happily advise you if you, your family, or your pets need to leave the home during the treatment. There are some treatments that we require clients to leave the home for a number of hours.

A lot of customers assume that pest products will be washed away during the rain. So, it’s common for pest control companies to receive calls requesting to reschedule their services due to not-so-ideal weather conditions. Contrary to popular belief, pest control treatments are rarely affected by rain or snow. Rain and light snow can actually optimize pest control services, as pests are typically drawn out of the ground.

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