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The Ultimate Pest Control Checklist: What to Expect During a Professional Service Appointment

No one wants to deal with pests in their home or business. Not only are they a nuisance, but they can also cause serious damage and health hazards. That’s why professional pest control services are essential in keeping your property pest-free. But what exactly happens during a pest control appointment? In this blog post, we’ll provide you with a comprehensive checklist of what to expect during a professional pest control service.

Pre-Service Preparation

Before the pest control technician arrives, there are a few things you can do to prepare your property. This includes cleaning up clutter, storing food properly, and sealing any cracks or holes where pests may enter. You may also be asked to move furniture or appliances to provide better access for the technician.


The first step in any pest control service is a thorough inspection of your property. The technician will look for signs of pests, such as droppings, nests, or damage to property. They will also identify any entry points or conditions that may be attracting pests to your property.


Once the inspection is complete, the technician will develop a treatment plan tailored to your specific pest problem. This may include baits, traps, and/or chemical treatments. The technician will also advise you on any precautions you need to take during and after the treatment, such as avoiding certain areas or leaving the property for a period of time.


Most professional pest control services include follow-up visits to ensure the treatment was effective and to address any new pest problems that may have arisen. The technician may also provide recommendations for ongoing pest prevention, such as regular inspections or cleaning routines.

Customer Satisfaction

A reputable pest control company will always prioritize customer satisfaction. They should be willing to answer any questions or concerns you have about the service and make sure you are completely satisfied with the results.

Don’t let pests take over your property. Contact us at Capital Pest Control to schedule a professional pest control service and experience the peace of mind that comes with a pest-free environment.

Capital Pest is proud to be a family-owned and operated pest control company serving Raleigh, NC and its surrounding area (Chapel Hill, Wake Forest, Clayton, Pinehurst, Pittsboro, Fuquay-Varina, etc). Contact us for our pest control services today!