In our last blog post, we explained why pest control is important for homeowners and business owners. But when the time comes to actually hire a pest control team, many folks find themselves in a predicament. Here are some tips worth considering as you begin your search:

Be selective  

It’s never fun when you spot a pest in your home. Whether it’s cockroaches, rodents, scorpions, bed bugs, ants, spiders, termites, or another unwanted guest, your first thought is to contact an exterminator as quickly as possible. This might not be the best idea, though.

At Tom Samples Pest Control, we recommend doing some homework of your own before making a decision. See which companies offer free estimates and don’t hesitate to ask which tools and techniques they use. The takeaway with this point is that it’s okay to spend a day or two finding a competent, reasonably priced company.

Value experience

Would you hire someone who just recently got started in the industry? We’re guessing not. The more experience an exterminator has under his belt, the better off you, your family and your property will be in the long run.

Tom Samples has been serving Springtown, Midlothian, and the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex for more than six decades. Since day one, our mission has stayed the same: Use the most effective pest control techniques while also building genuine relationships with customers. We are proud to say that our business is one of the most longstanding of its kind in the region.

Ask for references

This is a big one. Any pest control company can go on and on about how they’re the best choice. Don’t be fooled, though.

Ask each of your candidates if they are willing to provide references. A red flag should go up in your head if they hesitate. While no business is perfect, negative reviews usually paint a pretty accurate picture.

At Tom Samples, we are fortunate to have a number of positive testimonials. Take it from Carol A., who says “I had been stung repeatedly by a couple scorpions. I killed one smaller one, but I couldn’t locate one big one I saw. You responded immediately to my need. You treated the whole house thoroughly, and then the yard for ants, as well as other pests. Since your treatment, I have not seen any pests.”

Confirm proper licensing and insurance

We often hear stories about Springtown residents who hired unlicensed and uninsured exterminators. Don’t let this happen to you. You can rest easy knowing that each of our technicians is licensed and insured.

Ask about the safety of their treatments

Some commercial pesticides have the potential to harm your family, pets, as well as the environment. That’s not the case here at Tom Samples. Each of our applications is 100 percent safe.

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Hiring a pest control company in Springtown doesn’t have to be stressful. At Tom Samples, we do more than simply control pests for a short period of time. We exterminate them for good.

Contact us today.