Choosing a professional and experienced exterminator is important when you have a pest control problem. The first thing to consider before selecting a pest control company is to find out if they have experience dealing with the specific pest problem you are having. If you have a problem with skunks, you are not going to select exterminators that deal with bees or other flying insects. You need one that has previous dealings with a skunk problem. There is a big difference between insect infestations and skunks.
You want to choose an experienced exterminator that is licensed, insured and a member of some local, state or national pest control association. You should find at least two or three pest control companies to give you estimates before choosing the company to do the work. Choose the company that gives you the best detailed estimate. Details are the most important thing to look at on an estimate. The estimate should include details about how bad your infestation is and how long it will take to rid your property of the pest.
You should look at how the pest control company will rid your property of the pest. A safe and effective pest control system should be safe for the environment as well as yourself and any pets you may have. Look for details on pest control, pest management and prevention. These three things will show what the company plans to do to rid your property of the pest and what they will do to manage and prevent future infestation.