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Do’s and Don’ts of House Pest Control and Fumigation Service

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House fumigation or pest controlling can’t be easy, but it might get easier if you know the kinds of pest you are dealing with, and how they are supposed to be controlled. Here you will get to know about the do’s and don’ts of pest control and fumigation services.

Prevention is better than cure

Follow these steps to prevent pests in the first place

  • Evacuate any food, water, and shelter.
  • Keep your food in airtight plastic and glass containers.
  • Leftover food scrap should be kept in the tight trash cans. Remove your trash containers every day.
  • Make sure there is no water leakage, and do not let water gather in any part of the house, including the trays under your house plants or fridge. Make sure to cover the pet food and water before sleeping.
  • Having clutter around your house means pests can breed easily. Clear up the piles of old newspaper and magazines.

Do’s of Pest Control

  • Make sure to move away from your pets and children when the pesticides have been applied.
  • Use baits as a chemical defence against insects and rodents, do this after preventive steps have been taken.
  • Those pesticides that are not contained as bait or trap must know to be sprayed all over the room, just do on the affected area.
  • Take the help of fogging devices only when absolutely unavoidable.
  • Do read the instructions, warnings, and precautions before using.
  • Try to consume ready to use products, which makes work a lot easier.
  • Make sure the chemicals you use is house approved.

 Don’ts of Pest Control 

  • Do not use the chemicals suggested for outdoors indoor because outdoor chemicals are more poisonous and are dangerous for indoor use.
  • Do not assume the instructions, read it.
  • Do not use an excessive amount of pesticides, as it can endanger your family’s health.
  • Do not shift the pesticides in other containers; keep them in their original ones.
  • Do not ever use the pesticides original containers to keep anything else.

Fumigation services

Getting your house infected can be pretty annoying, but best fumigation services in Karachi have got it covered. But you can always do it yourself too. Follow the do’s and don’ts when doing.

Do’s of fumigation

  • While fumigation, there might be some precautions you need to take too. Take the instructions before using the gases.
  • Make sure to clean the whole house before this procedure starts and clean it thoroughly after the fumigation process as there must be any poisonous gas left over.
  • Cover all your electronics, as some fumes used in fumigation gases can harm your electronic devices like TV, refrigerators.
  • Make sure to open all the exits and windows so the leftover fumes can leave too.

Don’ts of fumigation services

  • Do not return to your house until the suggested time. Because it take time for the gases to exit completely.
  • Do not leave your pets indoor, always take them with you or at least leave them outdoors.


Next time while having either a pest control services or fumigation service, make sure to follow these do’s and don’ts.

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