Frequently Ask Questions

Why Should I Choose Pest’SE’cure?

  • All technicians are "professional" in appearance; with clean uniforms, pleasant professional manners, and an understanding of the importance of punctuality.
  • All technicians drive clean, safe, and professional appearing vehicles.
  • Pest’SE’cure is engaged in all phases of pest management: pest control, rodent control, termite control fumigation, mosquito control, commercial services and pre-construction services.

Why Should I Hire A Professional When I Can Try To Do It Myself?

  • A Pest’SE’cure professional not only has the latest and most effective products, but also the education and knowledge to get the job done right.
  • A Pest’SE’cure professional knows the habits, life cycles, food preferences, and harborage areas of the pest he/she is treating.
  • A Pest’SE’cure professional knows how to handle products safely, when and where to apply them, and how much application is necessary.

How Long After The Initial Treatment Does It Take To See Results?

Time of results will vary with the target insect and the pest management strategy employed, but for the most part results are rapid and long lasting. Your ongoing service agreement will ensure that pests are not only controlled, but prevented and kept out of your home.

Why Should I Continue Being On A Pest’SE’cure Program When I No Longer Seem To Have Pests?

We like to think of it like driving a car. If you don't keep up the routine maintenance then the car will breakdown and eventually you will have problems.

Pest activity is exactly the same way. Our programs are designed to give your home routine maintenance to manage your pest issues and to prevent problems before they happen. So when you think your pest problems are gone, it is only because of the routine pest "maintenance" performed by Pest’SE’cure. Without that maintenance, your pest problems would come back.

What is pest management?

Complete eradication of a pest is not possible and is not a viable option. Therefore pest management is conducted which means application of options to reduce pest numbers to an acceptable level by use of various strategies in systematic way.

What is an insect?

Insects are organisms having 1 pair of antenna, 2 pair of wings and 3 pair of legs. The body of these organisms is divided into 3 parts viz. head, thorax and abdomen and they have compound eyes. In some insects (e.g. bed bugs), wings are not visible.

What is pest?

Any living organism that is harmful to human health, food, property and has a nuisance value is called pest.

What are the signs of cockroach infestation?

Detecting a cockroach infestation as early as possible is critical to winning the war against these nasty invaders.

The longer you let them have their way the harder and more expensive it will be to get to rid of them. To get them asap, keep an eye out for these five

signs indicating you have a serious problem and they are Fecal droppings, Egg casings, Odour, Dead Roaches, Roaches during the day.

How do I get rid of cockroaches?

There are different range of products that can be purchased from the market but the professional treatment is often the most effective way to get

rid of the cockroaches in your home and offices.

Why Cockroaches can be controlled by using baits and spray formulations?

Baits are formulations with very small amount of insecticide present in the food matrix which is usually preferred by cockroaches. Treatment with bait gels is also called passive treatment as cockroaches themselves find the bait and consume it. Bait formulations are non-messy and can be used in food preparation and handling areas where safety of product is a major concern.

Spray formulations are applied along crawl spaces of the cockroaches, when these insects come in contact with the sprayed pesticide they get knocked down.

What are termites?

Termites are wood-destroying insects. Their presence dates back to the dinosaurs. While they play an important role in nature, experts estimate they cause $5 billion of property damage each year.

How much damage do termites cause?

Termites eat 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, meaning damage to wood in and around a structure can happen very quickly. In fact, the estimates that termites cause $5 billion in property damage each year. The good news is that termites can be controlled with the partnership of a trained pest professional.

How are termites controlled?

Termites are not a pest that can be effectively treated by a homeowner. A licensed pest control professional will be able to recommend a course of action depending on many factors, including the area that you live in, the size of your infestation, the termite species present and your home's construction.

How difficult are termites to treat?

Termites cannot be effectively treated by a homeowner on their own. Pest control professionals have the training, expertise and technology to eliminate a termite infestation.

What are bed bugs?

Bed bugs are small parasitic insects that prefer to feed on human blood. Adult bed bugs are brown, oval-shaped, and approximately 1/4 inch long.

What can bed bugs to do me?

Bed bugs typically feed on their host (which may be you) at night, though if hungry they can feed during daylight hours as well. A bed bug feeds by penetrating the skin and drawing blood. The result is often manifested as red, itchy welts.

Although there are no immediate serious health threats from bed bug bites, their most common psychological effects include insomnia, depression, irritability and restlessness.

How did I come to have bed bugs in the first place?

Most often, bed bugs enter a home or business via luggage, clothing, visitors, used furniture, or a child’s backpack.