Is It Safe For My Pets To Get Professional Pest Control In Naples?


In most cases, the answer is yes. It is safe for your pets when you hire a pest professional. The general purpose products used by licensed professionals in Naples are safe for pets. If you choose to have an unlicensed individual apply control products, and this individual applies improper products, there could be a danger to your pets. When searching for pest control in Naples, choose a licensed applicator to get the best results. Join us as we take a look at a few essential facts regarding pest control and pet safety, and take a quick look at how the technicians here at Keller's Pest Control address pest control in Naples. 

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Is Pest Control Safe For Pets?

Let's drill into this topic a little deeper. Your licensed pest professional will apply a liquid barrier around your home and granular treatments in your landscaping and yard. These products are carefully selected and used according to all manufacturer's guidelines. If you have a pet, your service provider will be sure to use appropriate products.

Tips To Keep Your Pets Safe During Your Pest Control Treatment

Often, liquid barrier treatments are not safe for your pet until they are dry. We recommend keeping your pet inside while your technician applies control products around your home and letting them out thirty minutes after your service visit. If you take these two steps, your dog or cat will have no issues.

The Do's And Don'ts Of Home Pest Control

If you're considering doing your own pest control, we recommend using all-natural pest management methods. In many cases, these methods provide all that's needed, and there is no concern about improper pest control usage.

Here are some suggestions.

  • Remove spider webs and dispose of egg sacs to reduce spider populations.
  • Keep your garbage in covered containers, get your receptacles to the curb weekly, and deodorize them if your trash sits for a week.

  • Remove weeds and clean your gutters out to reduce moisture that attracts pests.

  • Replace exterior white lights with yellow lights. Insects are unable to detect yellow light.

  • Collect fruits and nuts that fall to the ground and store them well away from your exterior.

  • Pick up dead branches and store them in a plastic bin until you can remove them or burn them.

  • Rake leaves and use a leaf blower to get leaves out of your landscaping and out from under exterior structures.

  • Use a caulking gun to seal gaps and cracks around pipes, wire conduits, and other foundation penetrations.

  • Make sure your weatherstripping and door sweeps create a good seal around exterior doors.

  • Replace damaged screens.

  • Move bird feeders away from your exterior. Seeds and sugar water are highly-attractive to pests.

Take these steps to reduce pest activity and create physical barriers. If you don't mind rolling your sleeves up, you'll find this to be a great way to manage pests. If you don't have the time, energy, or inclination, keep us in mind. The service team at Keller's Pest Control can provide the protection you need.

Pet-Friendly Pest Control Services In Naples 

If you live in Naples, you're in our service area. Let the licensed technicians at Keller's Pest Control provide you with pest control services you can trust. We select effective products for every zone inside and around your home and use products that a kid and pet-friendly where appropriate. If you'd like to learn more about our home pest control and commercial pest control services, or schedule an initial service visit for your Naples home, we'd love to talk with you. Connect with us today.

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