Good parenting is all about taking care of your young ones 24x7. Parents are constantly concerned about what their children are eating, what they are drinking, whether the air they are breathing in is clean enough and most importantly, are they getting exposed to any harmful chemicals or fumes unknowingly. Parents always get nervous when they think about getting pest control and harming their kids and the pets in the house. Their nervousness is justified, after all the wellbeing of the children and pets is the responsibility of parents.

Things you should be aware about pests and pest control

Children and some pets are more susceptible to pesticides than adult humans this much is true. A child’s immune system is not fully developed nor is the pet you have 100% protected from the toxins used during the pest control process. But while these are legitimate concerns, pests themselves pose a greater risk than the chemicals used to kill them. While the chemicals used disappear after some time, the pest’s infestation only grows with time. Pests multiply exponentially. Given a conducive environment, pests can reach to every nook and corner in your house within a matter of months. Therefore, we must remain cautious and take steps to protect our kids and pets from pests through regular pest control.

The health risk posed by various kinds of pests should not be ignored. If that was not enough, the sheer variety of pests that exists in a home with pets and kids is huge. There are more than 500 types of mites, roaches, spiders, centipedes, etc. that can share your living space, without you even knowing. These pests shed skin and leave behind feces that produce allergies in kids and harm your pets. Not only allergens, but pests also carry harmful virus and bacteria can make everyone in the house sick. Hence timely pest control is particularly important.

Options available to pet owners and parents

We at Sydney Pest Crew understand your concerns after all, a healthy home is a happy home. Parents and owners need to understand that:

  1. Not all pest control processes are toxic and involve harmful chemicals
  2. Many pest control solutions involve minimum invasive processes.

Integrated pest management techniques that we use offer a reliable service and allow parents to have a peace of mind when it comes to the health of their children or pets alike. Our methods are one of the safest in the market and cause maximum harm to pests while having zero harm on anything or anyone else. We often use bait traps that can be placed out of the reach of children as well as pets but double up as an effective measure against those pesky pests.

There are a host of things that one can practice to prevent pest infestation in a home. Sydney Pest Crew can help you understand all of those so that your home remains pest free for as long as possible. You can always reach out to us through phone at 0415 682 988 and through email at and we will be happy to help you out.