Why is it important to carry out a pest inspection before moving in to a property?
It’s important to carry out a pest inspection before moving in as these intruders may carry harmful bacteria and diseases that may contaminate the areas and food that you eat. That’s right, your food may be contaminated by the hairs, urine and feces of these pests! This may harm your health and also members of your household. This is why it is really important to carry out a pest inspection on the property that you have already viewed and intend to move in to. Especially if you suspect may have an infestation because your health and the health of the people living with you may be at risk.
What kind of pest infestation can you find in a property?
You can find several kinds of infestation in a property that could contaminate your food directly or indirectly, these range from having rats, mice, birds, pigeons, crows, seagulls, sparrows, bees, wasps, ants, flies, cockroaches, beetles, etc. These are just a few examples of harmful pests that you may find in a property when a pest inspection is being carried out. Keep in mind that a pest may be any mammal, reptile,insect or bird that has invaded your home because they too can be carriers of potentially harmful bacteria and diseases.
What can you do if the property you are moving in, fails a pest inspection?
Well you have a choice of resuming your search for another property that may pass a pest inspection, which is a drastic decision to take when you are thinking of moving in to the property already. Yet, a possibility none the less, especially if you’re thinking of moving in to a wooden house that is infested with termites!
The more sensible option is to find other ways of resolving the problem and once the pest problem has been eradicated from the premises. Perhaps consider pest proofing the premises so that the problem doesn’t creep up on you again.