Frequency Asked Questions

One of our friendly, experienced staff members will be happy to help with your pest control enquiry. Firstcare Pest Control provides treatments for all pests using only the safest methods.

  • What Is The Importance Of Pest Control?

    Because of our climate and environment, there are various pests prevalent across Melbourne. While some may seem inconspicuous, pests account for billions of dollars in property damage and lost business income each year—while posing considerable health risks by carrying bacteria and spreading disease. Attracted to our homes and offices for the food, water, and shelter on offer, an infestation can suddenly become a serious and expensive problem. Pest control services are essential because most pests require specialist skill, knowledge, and experience to eradicate safely. While some DIY pest control methods may offer short term solutions, they rarely provide long term effectiveness—and in a commercial setting, they can't guarantee compliance with your industry's safety or auditory regulations.

  • How Much Does Pest Control Cost in Melbourne?

  • How Long Does Pest Control Last?

    How long pest control treatments last depends on the type of pest you have in your home or business. Most treatments will last several months due to the residual properties of the chemicals we use; however, rain and other factors can affect their efficiency. Firstcare Pest Control has 3-month guarantees on most of our treatments, and we will also guarantee our termite treatments for up to 5 years (depending on the chemical used and subject to annual termite inspections). Ants can be a little harder to control due to the number of colonies under any one property. We will significantly reduce their numbers, and if you still have issues within 30 days, we will re-attend to treat again.

  • What to Do After Pest Control Sprays?

    Our pest control sprays protect your home and commercial properties from unwanted insects. Doing the right things after spraying will keep the pesky pests at bay. The first thing you need to do after pest control spray is to know everything about the type of treatment you received for safety reasons. Keep your children and pets away from treated areas until they are completely dry. Also, try to avoid mopping or wiping down the perimeter areas of rooms.

  • What's the difference between a termite inspection and termite treatment?

    Before we recommend any termite treatment or monitoring options, a full termite inspection of the property must be carried out first. An experienced and fully qualified Termite Control Specialist will visit your home for a complete inspection of the building and surrounding external areas, including the use of proprietary technology for detecting termite feeding points. Following the inspection, you will be emailed a comprehensive digital report (compliant with AS 3660.2) outlining findings and recommendations for termite control and monitoring plans moving forward. This may include treatment of active termites (baiting program) if necessary and/or installation of termite monitoring systems.

  • How often should I have a termite inspection?

    It is recommended that all property owners have a full termite inspection every 6-12 months. Regular inspections ensure that if termites do enter your home, action can be taken before too much damage is done to the structure of your property.

  • How Long Does Pest Control Take?

    The time required for overall pest control treatment depends on the size of your property. If there is a small residential unit, the approximate time taken for eliminating pests is around 30 minutes. However, larger commercial companies can take 1 to 2 hours, depending on the type of pest. Over the years, we work hard to make sure that pest control treatments are suitable for our clients in terms of budget and specifications.

  • How often should I hire a pest control company?

    Routine assessments of your residence can assist avoid pests. Unfortunately, treating them frequently makes them more significant trouble in the long run. Most pest control services shed efficiency after around 3 months, leaving us more prone. With monthly services from Firstcare Pest Control, we are guaranteed despite residential or commercial property. On top of that, our pest control experts with incredible knowledge will undoubtedly watch hotspot locations throughout each treatment to find pest treatment modifications. Also, suppose pests aren't instantly noticeable. In that case, we will undoubtedly establish eco-friendly pest control obstacles such as splashed therapies and pet-friendly mousetraps. Moreover, it assists in securing your residence all year long from usual insects.

  • How Often Should You Get Your House Sprayed?

    There's no one-size-fits-all solution for how often you should get your home inspected or sprayed. Each property and infestation is different, and therefore some require more regular inspections than others. To safeguard your home or business from pests, Firstcare Pest Control offers weekly, monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, six-monthly, and yearly services depending on your needs. The important thing is to ensure that all pests are safely removed and proper preventative measures are in place to decrease the chances of their return.

  • What's the average pest control cost in Melbourne?

    Pest control businesses generally offer a free consultation to evaluate your unique requirements. Post consultation, they provide a comprehensive written quote detailing the pest control cost for their services. Always inquire about any ongoing promotions or discounts while hiring a pest control service. At Firstcare Pest Control, we offer affordable pest control services tailored to your needs. Whether it's for your residential or commercial property, our pest control business in Melbourne solutions ensure comprehensive coverage. Experience the best pest control service with competitive prices at Firstcare Pest Control.

  • How frequently should you seek pest control services?

    This varies based on several factors, including the types of pests you're dealing with, the intensity of the infestation, and the size of your property. For most properties, pest control services on a quarterly basis are adequate. But, in regions with a high pest population or severe infestations, more frequent pest control might be necessary. No matter how often you require it, pest control Melbourne remains a vital service in maintaining your property and keeping it pest-free. Ensure you remain pest free by opting for professional pest control solutions from Firstcare Pest Control.

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