Rodent Removal: Do It Yourself or
Hire a Professional?

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Regardless of who you are, what you do, and where you live, a rodent in your home or business is a disgusting problem you want eliminated as soon as possible. If left untreated, troublesome rodents can make you and your family incredibly ill with diseases such as hantavirus, salmonellosis and listeria to name a few, destroy your home and/or business, eat your food, and multiply quickly. Some homeowners elect to manage their rodent removal themselves, while others elect to hire a professional. If you are debating on which rodent removal approach is best for you, check out our comparison below.

Rodent Removal: Do It Yourself or Hire a Professional?

Do It Yourself Rodent Removal

Do it yourself (DIY) rodent removal can be inexpensive and relatively easy if done promptly (before a single rodent becomes a rodent infestation) and correctly. Many homeowners tackle DIY rodent removal by owning a cat, setting traps inside of their home, setting traps outside of their home, and/or installing electronic devices that claim to keep the pests away.

Professional Rodent Removal

With over 35 years of experience in the rodent removal business, we highly recommend opting for professional rodent removal at the first rodent sighting. Professionals will identify the points of entry, prevent future rodent access to your home, eliminate current rodents through whatever method they deem fit for your situation, and can provide routine check-ins to ensure the rodents are gone for good. Professionals have all of the necessary equipment, protective gear, experience and training to get the job done efficiently, quickly, and safely.