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Pest prevention tips for your business

5 Apr 2017

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Whether it be contaminated food in your restaurant or termite damage to the office, insect infestations can cause serious trouble in the workplace. If you’ve come across a pest infestation in your commercial property, you should contact Perth’s commercial pest control experts to deal with the problem straight away. However, if your business is yet to experience an insect invasion, here are a few pest prevention tips to help you keep Perth’s pests at bay.

Commercial pest prevention tips

Keep it clean – Common pests such as rodents, cockroaches and ants are experts at seeking out leftover food scraps and spills. If you work in the restaurant business (or any business for that matter), keeping food surfaces and worktops clean will reduce the chances of an unwelcome visit from Perth’s common commercial pests. You should also store leftover food in tightly-sealed containers to prevent unwanted infestations – this goes for offices as well as restaurants!

Regularly remove rubbish – Bins are a popular hotspot for Perth’s commercial pests. Common suspects such as flies, rats and cockroaches love to eat rotting rubbish, so changing bins regularly and removing leftover cardboard will reduce the risk of insect infestation in your business.

Tidy up outside – Unfortunately ‘out of sight, out of mind’ doesn’t quite work when it comes to commercial pest control. It’s easy to overlook things outside that could be attracting unwelcome bugs inside your business. Keeping outdoor bins at a distance and cleaning any foliage from outside your restaurant or office will prevent pests setting up home nearby.

Seal potential entry points – Insects and rodents can sneak into commercial properties from holes located on the exterior of your business’ buildings. Sealing any cracks and holes in your commercial property will help prevent Perth’s pests from making an unwelcome entry. Similarly, installing fly screens over windows will stop unwanted critters crawling in.

Regular commercial pest control – The best way to protect your business from pests is to organise regular inspections with commercial pest control experts. As well as regularly checking your Perth business for pest infestations, Bug Busters will be able to advise you on pest prevention methods for your commercial property or restaurant.

When to call the experts

Following pest prevention tips will reduce the risk of pest infestation in your Perth business. However, if you do spot an insect infestation in your restaurant or commercial property, it may be time to enlist the help of your local commercial pest control experts. Bug Busters in Osborne Park offer residential and commercial pest control services to homes and businesses throughout the Perth metro area. Our certified technicians are qualified in the use of safe pest control treatments and can offer a solution to any of your bug busting needs.

Call Bug Busters today on 08 9493 1313.