Tips For Choosing A Bed Bug Exterminators

By | December 11, 2010

Choosing an exterminator is an important part of getting bed bugs out of your home.  You can obviously choose to exterminate the bedbugs yourself or you can choose to hire a pest control company to do your bed bug denver treatment.

If you decide to go with a professional exterminator in you need to find someone who is reliable and treats their clients fairly.  You’ll need to find someone who is properly liscensed, bonded and insured.

After all they are going to be coming into your home to spray dangerous insecticides.  You want to make sure that they know what they are doing and which pesticides to use.

Many people rely on The Better Business Bureau to check local exterminators.  Or you might look in the Yellow Pages or do a search on-line.

Just realize that none of these are official sites that rank the best companies.

The Better Business Bureau even charges dues to the members that they recommend.  To me this seems like a conflict of interest but you have to decide for yourself.  Here is a pretty interesting article by The Denver Post about the Better Business Bureau.

The National Pest Management Association is a trade group to help you find exterminators that are knowledgeable and qualified pest control professionals in your area.

When choosing an exterminator you have to make sure that they make you comfortable and seem to be the solution to your problem.

What The Exterminator Should Look At

In order to decide how they are going to treat your home a professional exterminator needs to see where the bed bugs are and determine the extent of your infestation.

This will determine the extent of the work required. They should be looking first to determine whether it is actually bed bugs that you are needing to exterminate or if it is something else.

Once they determine that it is bed bugs they need to