Frequently Asked Questions


1. Can I get rid of the pests by myself?


There are many methods you can use to discourage and eliminate pests. The basis of any pest control starts with improved sanitation and eliminating conditions conducive to the pest infestation. This may be enough to solve your problem, but there are times when more must be done to be pest free. This is when you should enlist the services of an ARAB Termite & Pest Control professional.


2. Are the treatments harmful to my children or pets?


All products used in our treatments are EPA registered, and when used according to the label pose little to no risk. Furthermore, all products selected for indoor use by our company fall into the caution category, which is the EPA’s lowest risk category.


3. How soon can you begin treating my house?


Most of the time we can have a technician out to your home or business within 1-3 business days


4. Will my family have to leave home during the treatment?


On most occasions no, but it depends on the pest and level of infestation.   If someone in the home is dealing with health issues they may need to leave for a few hours.


5. When can I expect to see results?


Our treatments begin working immediately.  That being said you do want to allow up to 14 days for total control. 


6. Will you have to come more than once?


It will depend on the pest we are dealing with as well as the level of infestation.


7. If I fill out the Request Form and email it, am I obligated in any way?


There is no obligation; we want our customers to understand our programs and be completely satisfied with our services.  We are here to answer any pest related questions you may have.


8. What should I look for when choosing a Pest Control Company?


When seeking a pest control company, you should look for a stable company with experience and a solid reputation that cares about you, the customer. It is my experience that companies that rely more on service and reputation to obtain their customers give you more personalized attention because they need you to grow.


9.  Does ARAB service my town?


We service a large area in central Illinois.  Weather your in Mattoon, Newton, Shelbyville, Vandalia, Marshall, Flora or anywhere in between.  We are here to handle any ants, spiders, bedbugs, termites,and other pest issues that may arise.

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