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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with an exterminator during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Ask exterminators in your area if they would be willing to offer a consultation over a phone call or video chat. You can then ask them any questions you have about the upcoming appointment. Make sure to ask what precautions they are taking to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and whether they are observing social distancing guidelines. You may ask them if it's possible to conduct the appointment virtually or without person-to-person contact. 

How can I find out if an exterminator is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Essential service providers during the COVID-19 crisis are defined by individual states, cities and localities. For the most accurate information, visit your official state or city government website to see what is considered an essential service. 

CISA is the government agency that defines critical workers on a national level, so you can check its website for more information. However, note that not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure. 

Are there ways to be safe if I hire an exterminator when social distancing?

If you need pest extermination services inside your home, talk to the exterminator first to be sure that you both feel comfortable completing the project. Also, follow the CDC’s guidelines on social distancing. You can also arrange with the exterminator to take extra steps to stay safe, such as waving instead of shaking hands, staying at least 6 feet apart, using digital payments and sanitizing any common spaces before and after the project is complete. 

Does an exterminator need to enter my home?

If you have an outdoor pest infestation, it’s unlikely an exterminator will need to enter your home. But if your pest infestation is inside your home, the exterminator will likely need to enter your home. Check with the exterminator beforehand to explain the extent of the problem, the layout of your house and see if they can complete the job outdoors. You can also ask the exterminator to video chat or set up a phone call to exchange as much information as possible before you begin the project. 

Do exterminators offer remote or virtual services?

Typically, extermination takes place at your home or place of business, but you can ask if the business is offering special accommodations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you come across a profile that states the exterminator is offering remote services, ask what those services include. But if the job has to be done in person, be sure to follow the CDC’s guidelines on social distancing or see if you can postpone your appointment.

How do you get bed bugs and how do you get rid of them?

The increase in bed bug infestations in the U.S. is a result of increased travel, lack of knowledge about preventing infestations, increased resistance of bed bugs to pesticides, and ineffective pest control practices, explains the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It’s easy to mistake bed bugs for carpet beetles or similar-looking bugs, so infestations are often not noticed when they first occur. Prevention tips include keeping areas free of clutter, regularly washing sheets and mattress covers in hot water (and don’t forget to wash the laundry bag, too), and vacuuming regularly and safely disposing of the sealed vacuum bag. Not everyone has reactions to bed bug bites, which also may be mistaken for the bites of other pests such as mosquitoes, so timely bed bug extermination depends on identification of bed bug activity. If you notice physical signs of an infestation, contact a bed bug extermination professional as soon as possible to learn about chemical and non-chemical (such as heat) treatment options. An integrated pest management plan may incorporate one or more methods.

How much does it cost for a pest control service?

Whether you need to get rid of bugs or rodents, pest removal professionals can be lifesaving when you have an infestation. Pest control prices will vary based on what type of pest is being removed. The national pest control price range is $80-$130, although prices can be much higher for tasks like wildlife removal (raccoons, bobcats, etc.), which might start at $250 and exceed $500, depending on the animal and the trapping measures required.

The cost of eliminating a termite colony ranges on average from $240 to $400, but these costs can increase greatly if the whole house is infested. The average cost to kill cockroaches is between $80 and $130, while bedbug extermination ranges from $320 to $400 on average. The main factors that will affect your pest control price are the type of pest, the extent of the infestation, the accessibility of the infested areas, and the type of treatment required.

Are pest control services worth the money?

Exterminators and pest control services are often worth the money if you have a serious infestation or you don’t know how to identify the source of the problem. 

Often, a professional is better skilled at identifying the source of the infestation and taking measures to prevent future infestations. This may include severe infestations of ants, termites, cockroaches, rodents and other pests that pose a threat to your health and the structural integrity of your home. 

However, pest control services may not be worth the money if it’s a problem you can take care of yourself, like cleaning the house to stop attracting flies or ants, or sealing exterior openings to keep mice out.

If you’re unsure if you need to hire a professional or if you can combat the problem on your own, talk to some of the best exterminators near you. They can help you determine if you need professional help.

How much does it cost to treat a house for termites?

Termites are not only creepy-crawly, they can literally eat your house out from underneath you. Termites feed on damp and dry wood and can chomp through your house at an alarming rate. The national average pest control cost for termite extermination is $240-$400. Treatment costs can be higher for an extensive infestation. Here are some examples of average pest control costs for termites:

  • Liquid treatment of subterranean termites: $3-$4 per linear foot.
    • For $75 per year, a company may offer a maintenance plan that provides inspection of the property and renewal of the warranty.
  • Liquid treatment of subterranean termites: approximately $400 for a 2,000-square-foot home at $3-$5 per linear foot.
    • The price is higher for additional work such as foaming and drilling inside of concrete slabs.
  • Fumigation treatment of drywood termites: $1,200-$1,500 for a 30,000- to 35,000-cubic-foot home
    • Fumigation is measured in cubic feet because it fills the airspace of the home and infiltrates the wood that the termites may be colonizing. The cost of fumigation is affected by the number of levels in the home as well as the square footage.
Reviews for East Point pest exterminators
Joshua A.
Alert Exterminators worked professional and thorough
Alert ExterminatorsAlert Exterminators
Shivani S.
I highly recommend Bulwark Exterminating. It's a great value for the service you receive. Their technicians are highly knowledgeable and very professional. They were very efficient as well.
Bulwark ExterminatingBulwark Exterminating
Elizabeth m.
Thank you very much for helping with the critters! Great service and very nice and professional. Can’t thank you enough! Will be contacting again for any future problems. A go to for anyone looking for an exterminator!!
One Shot Pest CentralOne Shot Pest Central
Chad S.
This was a great experience! He is the first exterminator that I have used that actually moved appliances to spray, set bait all around and really got in between tight spaces. I would definitely recommend.
Be Gone Pest ControlBe Gone Pest Control
Rebecca R.
I would definitely recommend James if you are in need of an exterminator. A very reasonable price and so far I haven't had any more problems. He is a very nice, trustworthy man.
One Shot Pest CentralOne Shot Pest Central
Julio D.
The Pest exterminator that came out was excellent. The company took care of the matter quickly. Very professional and ver reliable! This is my go to pest control company for any future issues we might encounter again.
Legend Pest and Wildlife SolutionsLegend Pest and Wildlife Solutions
Jasmine W.
James was professional and kind. His prices are reasonable and the quality of work is top notch. If you need an exterminator, he’s your go to man. If I ever have anymore issues, I’ll definitely call him. Awesome service and experience!
One Shot Pest CentralOne Shot Pest Central
Niya M.
I'd worked with an exterminator that disappeared on me. I was left with traps in the attic that resulted in a dead squirrel smelling up the whole house. I needed it removed ASAP! Critter Stoppers was the only servicer that responded quickly and worked me into their schedule the next day. It was a quick removal and the smell was gone!
Critter Stoppers Inc.Critter Stoppers Inc.
Gabriel T.
James was really helpful in helping me get rid of the bed bugs in my home. He responded right away and was available at my convenience. The job was done quicker than I imagined which was a plus. I would recommend him to anybody who's in need of a swift bed bug exterminator.
One Shot Pest CentralOne Shot Pest Central
Samantha B.
GRS Infantry provided great service. He was punctual, professional extremely knowledgeable and very affordable. I had been trying to tackle my ant problem for weeks with store bought products to no avail....After 1 treatment by GRS the ants are all gone. I highly recommend giving him a call for your exterminator needs.
Laura M.
Working with everyone at Alert has been such a nice experience. They are knowledgeable and proactive about my concerns. Scheduling appointments is simple and I always hear a friendly voice at the office. They are always on time and/or call if they are running early or late. The guys always put on the shoe covers when they come in the house and pay extra attention to possible trouble spots. So glad I chose Alert Exterminators.
Alert ExterminatorsAlert Exterminators
Nikia S.
I conquer with everyone else’s reviews! Amazing company! Very punctual and excellent communication! Steve was our exterminator, he showed up with a bright attitude early in the morning (that was great) and smiling while he talked to us and sprayed!!! Super nice guy! He told me my previous efforts to clear the bugs were impressive ☺️ and we should see improvements in no time! I can’t wait to see the results so I can enjoy my new apartment better!
Legend Pest and Wildlife SolutionsLegend Pest and Wildlife Solutions
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