Just about everyone in Southwestern, Ontario, has had to deal with some kind of pest problem in their home. Maybe you’ve seen the occasional spiderweb in the corner of your basement, or maybe you’ve seen ants crawling over a spill on the floor. You might have even seen a mouse scurrying across your floor. While you might be tempted to take care of these problems by yourself, you are always better off looking for residential pest control services instead. Whether you do decide to handle your pest problems yourself or you decide to go with a professional, here are just a few reasons why pest control is so important.

Insects

While having one or two spiders around can be beneficial to your home, other bugs and insects can cause a lot of damage to your home and your health. Not only can some bugs spread diseases such as E. coli and salmonella, but pests like carpenter ants can also do some serious structural damage to your home. Insects are also notoriously difficult to get rid of once they’ve infested your home, so calling a professional exterminator and enlisting in insect control services is often the only way to be rid of them for good.

Rodents

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