Pest Control Karachi – Home Buying Guide!
Few things compare to the passion and emotion attached to buying a new home. As a Karachiite myself, I understand the pains and struggles that go behind finding the right house that you will call home for decades to come.
Some of the issues that home buyers have to deal with when buying a new home in Karachi include; high real-estate pricing, water availability, electricity problems, the suitability of the area, and others. However, one important consideration that is often overlooked amongst the various other concerns is the pest infestation at homes. One reason why pest infestation is often overlooked is that this isn’t visible, however, as soon as you start living in your new home this may come daunting your family; especially children.
Thereby, before you move out to your new home, you need to perform termite proofing in Karachi to ensure your loved ones stay safe once they are at the home. Just like the cosmetic upgradations that you will perform to customize the new home, you should choose pest control Karachi services before moving in to remove any chances pest infestation “silently” waiting to daunt your family.
In fact, in many countries across the world including the USA, and other European countries, it’s mandatory for the seller to fumigate the home before handing it over to the new owners or tenants. And while this isn’t mandatory in Pakistan, as the head of the house, it is your responsibility to undertake this important step before moving in.
As said earlier, the easiest and safest way to ensure pest control Karachi for your new home is to hire professional fumigation service providers. These professional service providers come with the right tools, resources, and experience to inspect each and every detail of your home inside and out for any existing infestations, as well as, eliminate any potential sites that may lead to pest infestation in the future. Furthermore, by fumigating the entire home it ensures termite proofing of your new home in Karachi. And once they are done with their work, they will give you a detailed review and recommendations to minimize the chances of future infestation.
In this blog below, we have come up with some inspection places for pest infestation when you are buying a new home in Karachi.
Pest Hiding Places
Remember, pests aren’t visible and thereby they often hide/infest unusual places which you should always check out. Some of the unusual pest hiding places may include:
- Mud Tubes – mud tubes on the outside of the homes are preferred breeding place for termites where they easily find the food source for successful breeding
- Soft Wood – Any wooden furniture or frames like doors, wall-enclosed closets, and others with softwood is an ideal pest breeding ground
- Fecal Material: Any fecal matter inside or outside of the home (maybe animal feces, rodents infestation, or even broken sewerage system) may lead to termite infestation
- Cracks: Any cracks in the structure of the building is another potential breeding ground for pests.
All of the above are only some of the potential hotbeds of pest infestation and thereby may be many more areas to check out. Remember, when you are buying a new home, don’t rush into it; make sure you have inspected each and every bit of detail of your new home (just like you invest your time in verifying other important issues). Because at the end of the day home buying is once in a lifetime opportunity and you can’t get anything wrong here.