Difference Between Fogging and Fumigation

Difference Between Fogging and Fumigation

Bed Bug Killers Pest Control offers a wide array of services that target different pest species. It is easy to get confused about the other and specific pest control services in the UK market, but knowing the difference is essential to make a sound judgment on which pest control service or solution must be applied for your specific needs.

Here are the differences between Fogging and Fumigation:

  • Fogging Key Difference

    • It can be effectively applied in residential areas for mosquito control
    • There are (2) Two types of Fogging, equally effective: water-based thermal fogging and diesel-based thermal fogging
    • Water-based thermal fogging increases safety by utilizing the non-flammable or combustible solution
    • Improves area visibility by maintaining a low smoke environment for safety purposes
  • Fumigation Key Difference

    • They are commonly used to control pests that attack stored goods and commodities effectively.
    • Used to control stored product insects such as beetles, weevils, mites and moths
    • The gas called ‘fumigants’ is highly toxic to living organisms, including humans.
    • To be carried out by licensed fumigator only and should be applied in air-tight spaces.
    • They are commonly used for shipping & cargo, manufacturing, warehouse, milling, agriculture and industrial businesses.
    • With sufficient concentration and time, it can also eradicate larger pests such as rats.

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