FAQs on Pest Control

It is understandable for some families to hesitate about calling pest control services to solve their pest problem at home. Our company, however, is more than happy to answer your questions about our methods and the pest control chemicals that we use during the treatment.

Below are the commonly asked questions about the pest removal methods we use.

  1. What are the methods used to terminate pest?

Mechanical and chemical pest control are the primary pest control methods we use. Depending on the level of infestation, sanitation, baiting and trapping works for most pests without resorting to chemicals. This effectively restrict rats from breeding in your Singapore home, as well as other pests. Residential pest management is important to help keep your house pest-free.

However, spraying is essential when the application of liquid treatments is required. The method used for the treatment is also determined by determining the source of the pests, where they live, where they get their food and water, and the general condition of the home. Older apartments tend to attract more pests especially if the plumbing and air conditioning have not been maintained. Multiple visits may also be required to make sure the pests do not come back.

  • Are the chemicals safe for my family and pets?

Yes, the company uses chemicals that are safe for humans and non-target organisms. We also offer organic pest chemicals as an alternative and safer solution. There are different options, too, besides chemicals such as mechanical removal and sanitation to terminate pest. Although we use commercial-grade chemicals for out treatments, only a licensed and trained pest control worker will apply them. Our methods have also been tried and tested to make sure that they perform well in different conditions and level of infestation.

For issues such as how to remove bee hive in your backyard, it’s safer to consult with a commercial pest control company in Singapore to safely remove bee hive. Bee extermination is better handled by professionals who are trained and equipped to deal with the situation.

  • How do you treat termite infestation?

A guaranteed pest control method to remove termites is to identify the species first and locate the areas where they live. Not all termites eat wood, but most species found in or around homes are destructive when they number significantly. Controlling termite species in Singapore means the application of chemical pesticides to treat the home according to the termite species, location, and severity. Only a certified pest exterminator should perform the treatment. The timetable will depend on the extent of the damage, because there might be a need to replace damaged structure and/or furniture.

Pest control management can also recommend termite treatment in homes not yet affected by the pests, while those that have had treatments previously will need scheduled inspections to prevent another infestation.

  • Can you get rid of mosquitoes?

Pest control management offers different options to remove mosquitoes in your home. Chemicals alone will not protect your family, that is why the three vital needs of the insects are targeted using integrated pest management. By identifying the mosquitoes’ sources of food, possible sources of stagnant water, and shelter, the number of pests can be reduced significantly.

  • Is it difficult to treat bedbug infestation?

It can be difficult to treat a bed bug infestation in your home because they are hardy and elusive creatures. They also tend to reproduce fast, that is why continuous treatment and inspection may be required in the next several months. To remove pest completely, you might have to get rid of furniture and clothes that might be heavily infested. The pests also do not just thrive in filthy homes but they can affect even clean apartments, so sanitation is not necessarily a problem.

  • How do you exterminate rodents?

There are several ways to kill rats; one is through baiting and trapping, then removing their sources of food and habitation. Finally, the house has to be rodent-proofed to prevent infestation.

  • How do you remove cockroaches?

Our team will focus on the kitchen, bathroom, laundry, and sub-floor areas where most cockroaches are found. Besides the use of baits or sprays, we have to remove their sources of food, water, and shelter to get rid of cockroaches. We use special traps for them once we have identified where they live and breed.

  • How long will the treatment take?

If the pest infestation is not significant, a 24 hours pest removal program can be done. This is usually recommended for restaurants, hotels, and other food and hospitality businesses. Depending on the level of infestation, treatment can take weeks or months. Termite treatment in particular can take a longer time to address. Our experts will discuss with you the treatment plan and timetable, as well as the possible follow-ups in the future as part of preventive maintenance.

  • Is it possible for the pests to come back?

Sanitation is usually a huge factor when it comes to pest infestation, that is why it is important to discuss the treatment with the pest control services. Sanitation is the first step in the treatment because it will cut off the pests’ sources of food and water. To prevent future infestation, you need to maintain a clean home and regularly have your plumbing and air conditioning serviced.

Get to Know the Private Investigator Specialties

No idea which private investigator can help you with surveillance or an investigation? General investigators in Singapore also have specializations for people who need help dealing with a specific case, such as cyber investigation or finding evidence to catch cheating spouse.

The following are the most common private investigator specialties you might find at a private investigator services firm in Singapore.

• Accident Reconstruction. Private investigator services can help insurance companies investigate the possible false claims from individuals who have had accidents. The PI will reconstruct the cause, circumstance, and location of the accident to verify claims and even help collect evidence for a possible court case.
• Arson or Fire Investigation. This type of PI work in Singapore is important for the fire department to determine possible causes of fire. After all, natural causes or accidents are different from arson.

• Asset Search
• Background Checks. A private investigator who specializes in background checks can work with various corporations and businesses that need examination of people’s personal, financial, and criminal history.
• Bounty Hunter. The term might remind you of action movies, but the less glamorous term for this type of private investigator is bail enforcement agent. Individuals released on bail are observed and evaluated by the PI, while others are responsible for looking for trails of law fugitives, so they can be brought to justice.
• Bug Sweep, Bug Detection, TSCM
• Cell Phone Records. It is now possible to hire a private investigator in Singapore to provide detailed information of the history of what the owner has been doing and where they were at a given time with sophisticated technology.
• Corporate Investigation. If you think your accounting department has not been honest with their work, you can hire this PI to investigate interoffice relations, data, and financial figures to determine if there are instances of bad behavior and misuse of funds. They can even assist with companies in Singapore hoping to merge or acquire another business.
• Crime Scene or Criminal Investigation. If law enforcement is short on manpower and resources, a criminal investigator can be hired to uncover clues and make conclusions to close a case. They can even help with cases that might not have been criminal in nature at all by examining the accused, other involved parties, and the witnesses.
• Domestic or Civil Investigation. Need to find evidence that your partner is abusing your child or catch cheating spouse? Civil investigators can help you gather information to resolve private and personal matters such as divorce and parental custody.
• Due Diligence. Businesses or any enterprise for that matter, can benefit from a due diligence investigation before any transaction, partnership, and agreement can begin. The PI will make sure that the credibility of the person or a party is assessed and confirmed to make legal and business transactions successful. Due diligence can be about loans, employment, earnings, debts, revenues, assets, and many more.
• Electronic Data Discovery. Digital resources can be used for both criminal and civil cases. A PI who specializes in this type of investigation knows where to start finding information from emails, phone records, SMS, websites, security footages, and other files.
• Executive Protection. This is similar to hiring private security if there is a threat to a person’s status or life. Not only is this common among CEOs, but political figures, entrepreneurs, and entertainers, too.

• Financial Investigation. Corporations, business, and even private citizens can hire a PI who specializes in this if there is a need to collect information related to investments and interests in businesses and financial issues. They can work with your in-house staff to check the financial background and other information of clients, employees, and partners.
• General Investigation. This type of PI can help you with various cases from looking for missing persons to trying to catch cheating spouse. They also have an extensive experience in some areas that gives them an advantage over other private investigators who focus on one area only.
• Infidelity or Cheating Spouse. Among the domestic investigation services, this is perhaps the most common specialty sought by private individuals. The PI is hired to gather evidence of a suspected cheating spouse or catch a cheating spouse in the act.
• Insurance Fraud. Private investigator services in Singapore include examination of insurance claims and workers’ compensation. The employees can benefit from routine checks like this to protect all the parties from possible fraud.
• Judgment Recovery. If a person was asked by the court to repay a debt, a private investigator in Singapore might be hired to find troublesome individuals who refuse to pay.
• Legal Investigation. This type of PI works closely with law firms in Singapore to look for and develop information necessary for legal proceedings. Contact this private investigator if you need help for healthcare issues, contracts, divorce, and other related cases.

• Mystery Shopper and Store Investigation. Some stores and malls hire undercover agents to pose as shoppers to catch shoplifters and alert security of there are troublemakers. They can also snoop in on the employees suspected of theft.
• Public Records Search. Private individuals and corporations can hire a PI who knows how to comb through various public records. This is important for background checks and confirming certain information.
• Social Media and Cyber Investigators. Also called computer forensics and cybercrime investigation, this private investigator knows the ins and outs of technology and information technology. In fact, it is also the fastest-growing specialty in the private investigator services industry because of the increase in cybercrime.
• Surveillance. This refers to the close observation of an individual or a group of individuals who are either suspected of a criminal or offensive activity or have gaps in their information that need investigation. A PI must collect, collate, and analyze the data gathered doing surveillance.
• Workers Compensation. Did you ever wonder how insurance companies keep track of their claimants? This type of PI is hired by the insurance industry to observe the behavior of the claimants and verify the information given to them, such as medical documents and personal details.