In order to prep your home for defense against pests, such as rodents and bugs, it's important to have the right tools and services.
If you suspect the presence of pests but are not sure, don't feel any shame about calling up a pest service. Companies that specialize in pest prevention are more likely to have the technology needed to detect and combat pests than you are. UV lighting and special cameras can give you a headstart on pest prevention.
A pest monitoring tool can be a great way to ensure that the treatment that your home received is actually working. These tools can be installed in a certain portion of your home to give you peace of mind about the absence of pests.
Don't forget that it is important to have your property checked to make sure there are no pests. Just like a doctor's visit or a trip to the dentist, these check-ups should be regular as you will not always be able to see nuisance invaders like bugs.
Always be on the lookout for pests and if there are more than usual. While a roach on occasion may not be an issue, a stream of bugs within a short period of time may mean it is time to call for help.
Finally, if you believe that you have an infestation of pests, call the experts. Many companies will offer a free consultation, but even if you have to pay it is worth the price.