This is a huge number and it doesn’t even show the entire picture. After all, many people will attempt to deal with a pest problem themselves first, before bringing in the professionals. This is illustrated by the fact that the home and garden pest control market is worth in excess of $2 billion.
So when do you admit that you can no longer deal with the issue and get professional help?
If you’ve had a go at eliminating a specific pest and it returns then you’re not getting to the root of the problem. This is often the case when dealing with hive insects, such as hornets or termites. You can kill the workers but the queen survives …