Pest control is a sophisticated science. Using fun examples from Nintendo’s Mario Kart, learn about the reason we’re able to offer a warranty on our services.
Biology. It’s all about biology.
Believe it or not, pest control is a sophisticated science. Products are created to fulfill different purposes. Some products kill things immediately, but don’t last very long. Other products take longer to eliminate the bugs, yet last a long time. And, still others use a combination.
To illustrate–and have some fun–let’s think of this in terms of Mario Kart. Yes, Mario Kart.
Some products work like Toad. They take off almost instantly. Others work like Donkey Kong. It takes a bit to get that fella going, but once he’s moving, it’s hard to stop him.
When it comes to killing ants and termites, we use products that have a high residual and a transfer effect. Translation: We use products that are going to last awhile, and will kill the pests over time. The ants and termites walk through the products or eat the bait, and then they transfer the poison to their colonies. Then they will die off gradually. That’s how we’re able to offer you a warranty.
This high residual and transfer effect explains why you may still see ants in your kitchen up to 10 days after we came out to your house. It’s not that what we did in treating your house failed. It’s just that the product is rollin’ around your house like Donkey Kong, bustin’ up on those pests!
If you still see a lot of pest activity 10 days after we’ve treated your home, please give us a call at 615.217.7284. We’re pleased as Punch Brothers to come back and scope out the situation. Our One-Time Pest Control comes with a 45 day re-treatment guarantee. And our Quarterly Pest Control service is guaranteed in between visits.
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