Preparing for a pest control treatment is essential to ensure its effectiveness and safety for both you and the pest control technician. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to prepare for a pest control treatment:

  1. Identify the Pest:
    • If possible take a picture of the pest.
  2. Schedule an Inspection:
    • Contact us to schedule an inspection of your property. During the inspection, the technician will assess the extent of the infestation and recommend a treatment plan.
  3. Follow the Technician’s Instructions:
    • Pay close attention to the instructions provided by the pest control technician. They may have specific recommendations based on your pest problem and the treatment method being used.
  4. Communicate Health Concerns:
    • If you or anyone in your household has allergies, respiratory issues, or other health concerns, inform the pest control technician in advance. They can take precautions to minimize any potential health risks.
  5. Clear the Area:
    • Remove clutter from the baseboards.
  6. Cover or Remove Pet Food and Water:
    • If you have pets, remove their food and water dishes from the treatment area. Cover or store them in a safe place to prevent contamination.
  7. Seal Cracks and Crevices:
    • Seal any cracks, crevices, or gaps in walls, floors, and doors to reduce entry points.
  8. Vacuum Thoroughly:
    • Vacuum the entire area to be treated, including carpets, rugs, and upholstery. Dispose of the vacuum bag or empty the canister outdoors immediately.
  9. Inform neighbors during a German roach treatment:
    • If you live in a multi-unit building, inform your neighbors about the upcoming pest control treatment. Pests can migrate between units, so it’s essential that everyone takes appropriate measures. We offer discounts for neighbors in a multi-unit building.
  10. Plan for Temporary Displacement:
    • Depending on the type of pest and treatment method, you may need to leave your home temporarily. Plan accordingly and arrange for a safe place to stay if necessary.
  11. Follow Post-Treatment Guidelines:
    • After the treatment, the technician will provide guidelines on when you can re-enter treated areas and any additional precautions. Follow these instructions carefully.
  12. Monitor and Follow-Up:
    • Keep an eye on the pest situation after the treatment. If the problem persists, contact us for a follow-up treatment as necessary.

Remember that pest control treatments may involve the use of chemicals, so always prioritize safety and follow the technician’s recommendations for a successful and safe pest control process.


The owner John Hesford started this company 1/2000 as a lawn company. In 2012 we expanded into a full-service pest control company. Offering our customers all pest control services with one company. Certifed in Pest control, Fertilization, and Termite.