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Why You Should Hire a Professional Pest Control Company

Household pests can cause loads of trouble for unsuspecting residents. From spreading diseases and contaminating food to destroying household items and damaging home structures, pests are a huge problem along the Sunshine Coast and throughout Australia. Some people may decide to head to the hardware store and try to handle the problem on their own, but they may be doing more harm than good. There are many important reasons why it might be better to let the professionals handle your pest problems. Let’s take a look at just a few of them.


Dealing with chemicals and insecticides can be a dangerous business if you do not handle them properly. Professional pest control technicians are licensed and certified to be able to apply them. They know the right products and amounts to use for each situation. Professional technicians also have the right equipment and tools for the job. This greatly minimizes the health and safety risks to you and your family. If you don’t feel comfortable or confident handling the products, do not put your loved ones at risk by attempting it on your own.


Time and Convenience

In this busy world, it is often easy to put off or forget about things that do not seem urgent. If you have a pest problem in your home and do not take care of it, you risk a major infestation that may require massive amounts of time and money. This is one of the huge benefits of professional pest control. With a regular treatment schedule, you do not need to think about pests. Your technicians will come at regular intervals to ensure that your home and family are safe and comfortable. These regular inspections and treatments will catch possible problems early, saving you time and energy.

Money Savings

It may seem hard to believe that hiring a professional could possibly save you money, but in many cases, it is absolutely true. Do-It-Yourself treatments have become popular, but they are not without their costs. Pest control products are expensive, not to mention buying the right equipment to apply them. Professionals can provide higher quality products at a fraction of the cost. They can also save you massive amounts of money by catching potential problems before they get out of control. For example, termites are a huge problem in Queensland. According to, “Regular and thorough inspections by a trained professional may be necessary to detect termite activity…” Termite damage can cost thousands of dollars to repair, so regular inspections by Sunshine Coast pest control professionals can be a wise investment. 


A CSIROsurveyy found that 1 in 3 dwellings in Australia has termites within the property boundary.

More Effective

DIY treatments may work to get rid of pests for a while, but often the pests will only be knocked back and instead return over and over again. Professional pest control companies are more effective at eliminating pests because they implement comprehensive plans and strategies. Not only will they identify and treat the pests with the right chemicals or products, but they will also locate possible entry points, suggest prevention strategies, and perform on-going maintenance treatments. 

Pest Control Sunshine Coast

If you would like to take advantage of all the benefits of professional pest control, contact Radar Pest Control today. Our friendly staff and expert technicians are ready to help your family stay safe and pest-free.


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