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Looking to learn more about treating specific bugs in your home or the importance of professional Houston pest prevention? Browse common questions below. Feel free to contact us if you have a question we haven’t answered.
Pest Control 101
Every pest is different, which requires the correct knowledge and skills to deal with them in your home or business. A pest prevention company like Cypress Creek can tailor treatments to your individual issue and use equipment to get the job done right.
Pricing depends on several factors like the type of pest, frequency of treatment (Healthy House Program), the severity of the issue, and square footage of your home. For more information, you can request a quote here.
A quality pest control company will ensure your service meets your specific problem. They’ll also treat your whole home - not just where you find insects.
Our technicians exhaust all efforts to keep treatment methods safe for our customers. The products used are EPA approved, and we will share any protocols as listed on the products' labels for additional safety precautions. For more information, you can reach out to us.
Every season during the year is associated with certain bugs. Treating your home quarterly can prevent the pests from each season from invading your house.
How long a certain treatment takes will vary based on different factors, like the insect itself, the level of infestation, the size of your home, and more. You can get more information here.
Before we come to treat your home or business, we’ll send you some guidance on what to do beforehand. To-do items may vary based on your specific pest problem. Standard preparation may include washing linens and clothing in hot water, discarding of infested items, and cleaning your home.
Treating your home for various pest issues may actually drive them out of hiding. However, this usually only lasts a day or two because they’ll soon become exposed to the extermination treatment.
Ants can get into your home through cracks in your doors, windows, and foundation.
Sealing any cracks, storing food properly, and maintaining a clean home and yard can help reduce your risk of ants.
The Houston area is home to several different species of ant. However, there are nine common ones we’ve consistently treated homes for.
Seeing stray ants in and around your home - particularly the kitchen - is one of the first warning signs of a larger problem. You should also look for any nests or mounds in your yard.