Pets that bring you joy can make your home complete. If you’re a proud owner of a pet, you need to ensure the safety of your cats, dogs, birds, or goldfish whenever you’re getting pest control for your home.
First, you need to know if the company you’re hiring uses pet-friendly pesticides, as well as other safety precautions. Telling them that you have pets in the house will allow them to prepare to perform their job with your pets in mind. It’s best if they’ll know what kind of pet you have so that they can give you prior instructions regarding the items that you need to take outside and what can remain inside the house while pest control is going on.
Anyone who has a cat or a dog for a pet can attest to the fact that these animals are naturally curious. These pets almost always couldn’t resist examining anything that they’re not familiar with carefully. When the pest control specialist comes along with his equipment and chemicals, your pets won’t hesitate to inspect these items. For this reason, you’ll need to make sure that your pets won’t have a chance to come in contact with pesticides that could potentially harm them. One of the best things you can do is to drop them off to a friend’s house until the pest control procedure is completed.
On the other hand, if you have birds as pets, you’ll be advised to take your feathery friends outside while keeping their habitats covered with a long cloth. However, if you have reptiles or fishes, make sure that their tanks are securely covered so that no vapor or liquid could enter them.
The highly-trained professionals at O’Hara Pest Control can keep your home pest-free without causing harm to your beloved pets. Call us now to schedule an inspection.