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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is pest control?

Pest control is the regulation or management of a species defined as a pest, a member of the animal kingdom that impacts adversely on human activities.

Is pest control worth it?

Pest Control is always worth it. Pests, once established in your home are very expensive to remove and cause millions of dollars in damage every year. That's without totaling up the health costs to you and your family.

How much is pest control?

The average cost for pest control is $250. Hiring a exterminator to control pests, you will likely spend between $250 and $400. However, depending on the severity of the infestation the cost can often exceed $400.

How to prepare for pest control?

While the preparation required of the homeowner is fairly standard, BUGMAN Pest Elimination will provide you with a list of specific prep steps to be completed before our visit. Because a lack of preparation could make a treatment unsafe or cause reinfestation of the entire home or building, we will not treat areas that are not prepared to our specifications.

How long does a pest control last?

Moisture, sanitation, and environmental conditions can all affect how long a treatment may last. At BUGMAN Pest Elimination, our goal is to eliminate pests with 1 treatment. However, sometimes pests require 2-3 treatments, and last approximately 2-3 weeks each treatment.

How long do you have to stay out of your house after pest control?

After carrying out pest control it is advisable to remain at least 2 to 4 hours out of your home so that you do not inhale any fumes of the treatments.

Can I clean after pest control?

Typically, cleaning of the treated area can safely take place about three to five days after application. If the exterminator left bait around your home, cleaning is typically safe, as long as you stay away from the pieces.

Are landlords responsible for pest control?

In New York, landlords are required by law to provide a pest-free environment for tenants. The New York State Department of Health recommends landlords use Integrated Pest Management techniques, like we offer at BUGMAN Pest Elimination, for effective and long-term prevention or elimination of pests. For more info read The Landlord and Tenant Guide to Pest Management by New York State Department of Health.

How much will professional pest control cost me?

Get a free quote from BUGMAN Pest Elimination, call (585) 334-3880 or contact us.
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