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  • Wildlife

    • What can I do to reduce the chance of wildlife entering my home or building?

      There are several straightforward steps to help keep unwanted wildlife at bay:

      • Place screens on vents.
      • Use caps for your chimneys.
      • Store trash in sealed containers to avoid attracting animals.
      • Keep firewood at least 20 feet away from your home.
      • Regularly tidy up your yard.
      • Trim tree branches that are close to the roof.

      By implementing these preventive measures, you can significantly reduce the chance of wildlife intrusions.

    • Can you help repair wildlife-induced damage?

      Definitely. Wildlife, especially when nesting, can cause notable damage to structures, from chewed wiring to structural compromises. Beyond just removing the animals, we offer services to help repair the damage they might have inflicted on your property. Our team is equipped with the expertise to assess and rectify these damages efficiently. This comprehensive approach ensures you don't have to deal with the aftermath alone, making it easier for you to return your home to its original, pristine condition.

    • What if the wildlife comes back?

      It's a valid concern, and we get this question often. At ProfExt Pest Control, we pride ourselves on delivering lasting solutions. However, nature can be unpredictable. That's why we back all of our wildlife removal services with a satisfaction guarantee. Should the issue re-emerge, know we're committed to standing by our work. We'll return and address the situation for free, ensuring your home remains a wildlife-free zone.

  • Termites

    • Is termite control a one-time solution?
      Our termite control solutions are varied, and we provide ongoing termite management plans or one-time treatment plans. Our technicians will help you determine which option is best for your property and your ongoing termite control needs.
    • What are the warning signs of a termite infestation?

      Termite infestations typically start unnoticed, but warning signs to keep an eye out for include shed termite wings around the exterior of your property, termite frass that appears like wood shavings near wooden areas, and mud tubes around exterior or interior areas.

    • Is professional termite control safe?

      Professional termite control is relatively safe as we apply our treatments to the exterior of your property. Both Termidor, our soil treatment for termites, and our baiting systems for termites are targeted towards termites and their nests, and these nests are typically out of reach of individuals you might be concerned about, such as children and pets. Speak to a technician today if you have concerns.

  • Tick and Mosquito

    • Is the treatment safe for my children and pets?

      Absolutely! Our primary concern is the well-being of your family. Our tick and mosquito control treatments are specifically designed to be tough on pests but entirely safe for both children and pets. We always ensure that the products we use meet the highest safety standards while remaining effective against those pesky invaders.

    • How long does the treatment last?

      Our treatments are designed for durability and come with a 90-day guarantee. However, the environment and conditions can vary, so for continuous, uninterrupted protection, we highly recommend our bundled service plans. These ensure that your space remains pest-free throughout the changing seasons.

    • Do I need to sign a long-term contract?

      Not at all! At ProfExt Pest Control, we value flexibility. We do offer comprehensive bundled plans for consistent, year-round protection, but if you're looking for a one-off solution or want to test our services first, you can choose our one-time, non-contracted services.

    • Are mosquitoes dangerous?

      Yes, mosquitoes are a significant health threat. They can carry and transmit diseases such as West Nile, Zika, malaria, and encephalitis. While some mosquito-borne illnesses are more common in certain areas than others, it’s essential to take precautions regardless of where you live. By utilizing professional pest control services, you can reduce your risk of contracting a severe illness from mosquitoes.

      Mosquito-Borne Diseases in Connecticut

      Mosquito-borne diseases are a significant public health concern in Connecticut. While some of these diseases are more common in certain parts of the world, they can still be found in Connecticut. The most common mosquito-borne illnesses in the state include West Nile virus, Zika virus, malaria, and encephalitis. These diseases can cause severe symptoms ranging from mild fever to serious neurological damage.

  • Rodent

    • Is rodent control safe for my property?

      Rodent control is safe for your property, as our technicians typically use a combination of trapping and baiting solutions to deal with rodent invaders. We return to check and re-lay traps after a couple of weeks, and one of our technicians will be happy to answer any questions or concerns regarding our rodent control solutions.

    • Is rodent control a one-time treatment?

      Rodent control can be a one-time treatment with ProfExt Pest Control, or you can enroll in an ongoing plan that provides you with reliable and effective rodent control and prevention on a regular basis. Speak to one of our technicians to learn more about your options.

    • How can I prevent future rodent problems?
      Prevent future rodent problems by following our technicians' advice to seal up entry points and eliminate any of the factors that attract rodents to your property, such as easy access to food, water, and sheltering spaces.