When focusing on the right method, solution and strategy to deal with the pest solution at hand, it is often easy to forget to invest in tools to facilitate the work and (more importantly) safety gears to protect ourselves.
Many users often only pay for the most effective product and forget, or are not willing to invest in tools and gears.
Here’s the thing, the whole point of getting rid of pest problems in the first place is to ensure our family and loved ones can live in a comfortable environment that is safe from nasty pest that poses threat to our health and wellness.
Investing in the right gear not only protects you from the harm in the process of combating pest, they also help facilitate your battle against them.
With some effort and proper care, almost all of the tools listed can be reused and can last for a long time.
Dust mask is essential in filtering out particulates (physical dust in the air). Treatments like powder products, and task like sanding, grinding, cutting wood.
[May: We always keep a box of these around the house, which comes in handy when we do any simple treatment or cleaning around the house. It is a saviour for anyone with sensitive nose.]
Filter particles from the air when properly fitted, helping reduce the number
of particles or germs we breathe in. In other words, respirator is useful in protecting against anything with chemical (i.e Pesticides, Fogger, Insecticides, Spray Paint).
Gloves are essential for dealing with pest treatments for obvious reasons. More importantly when cleaning up the dead pest after treatment.
When choosing the right gloves, we suggest getting disposable ones that is latex free and powder free so they won’t interfere with the treatment or your sensitive skin. Also go for gloves that have excellent chemical resistance.
[May: Like the Dust Mask, we always make it a point to have a box at the house to be used when we apply any treatments or do any major cleaning at home.]
Safety glasses keep the eyes safe from direct and peripheral threats. Most also protects eyes from 90-100% of harmful UV radiation.
A safety goggle is similar to a safety glass but provides an even more holistic coverage to the eyes. It is an ideal option over safety glasses if the work requires looking up or getting inside hard to reach areas where it’s essential for the goggle to stay in place. Most importantly, people who wears glasses can simply place the goggle over.
Portable ladders are really handy when it comes to reaching high areas. On top of applying treatment, it can also be used when cleaning and painting as well.
With proper care, one good ladder can last almost a lifetime.
An emergency first aid kit is important to help treat injuries and even ailments that do occur at home. From less severe problems to more serious ailments, first aid kits will help in reducing infection risks and even the severity of an injury.