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What’s the difference between residential and commercial pest control?

20 Jul 2016 | By Bug Busters

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When people think of pest control, they often think about how it applies to their home. After all, none of us want creepy crawlies causing problems in and around the house. However, it’s also important to consider how pest control applies in a commercial setting and why it’s essential to have a plan in place for your business.

Commercial pest control

When it comes to residential pest control, it’s generally a fairly straight forward process. You contact your pest control service if you notice an infestation and can then have regular inspections to make sure your home remains pest free. Other than keeping kids and pets away from stinging or biting pests, there’s not much you need to worry about while waiting on pest control. However, things can get a bit more complicated in a commercial setting and there are a few more things you need to consider when it comes to unwelcome pests in your business.

One of the main reasons why effective commercial pest control is so important is that an infestation can damage your business reputation. If customers spot pests, particularly rats, mice and cockroaches, it can be seriously off-putting and result in word being spread about the hygiene of your premises. For businesses in the food and catering sector, it’s especially important that this situation is dealt with. The last thing you need is to receive a damning report from health inspectors.

Pests in a commercial setting also need to be dealt with promptly due the health risks they can cause and the legal and insurance implications this can bring. Pests can spread disease and employees and customers can be at risk from illness if pests are left unchecked. Some pests can also be very damaging to stock you may have in storage.

As you can see, there are a number of reasons why pest control in a commercial setting is so important. Don’t leave contacting pest control until you have an infestation – get a service plan in place which suits the needs of your business and means you can prevent issues before they happen.

The one stop shop for commercial pest control

When it comes to commercial pest control for your office, you don’t want to be calling different services for different pests. Instead, you need a pest control service who can take care of a range of pests quickly and easily. From rodents and possums to cockroaches and mosquitoes, Bug Busters can help your business remain pest free.

At Perth-based Bug Busters, we provided tailored pest management solutions for your business. We have extensive experience working for government and the commercial manufacturing sector so you can trust that we have the knowledge and expertise to handle any pest related issues. We use a range of safe and effective treatments so the situation is dealt with quickly and without a fuss. You will also be provided with a full written report at the completion of our service, along with a commercial service guarantee.

For commercial and residential pest control solutions, contact Bug Busters today on (08) 9493 1313 today.

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We had an appointment scheduled very quickly and easily with Bug Busters. Aaron was on time and a true professional. He was knowledgable, open, and explained the whole process easily and clearly. Gave us a guarantee that our problems would be solved and if there were any future issues he would attend to them himself with the utmost expedience. Aaron was a real pleasure to work with and i feel significantly more comfortable after working with him. Would recommend their services to anyone who needed them.

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Sarah Garrett

Bugbusters installed termite traps around my house and shed many years ago. Every 3 months the traps are inspected for any termite activity. At intervals the house, ceiling and shed are are checked for termites. They have also dealt with wasp infestations and put rat baits in the ceiling.. Their operatives have always been helpful and friendly. I would recommend Bugbusters to anyone.

Margo Beilby

I have used Bug Busters on a number of occassions over the last 15 years. The last time only a few days ago.. Derryn was absolutely client focussed; professional; neat and cleaned up impeccably my jarrah floors that had just been re varnished. I have no hesitation to recommend this company.. Five stars from me. Paul Vic Park.

Paul Fernandez

Staff friendly and courteous and provide excellent customer service. Contractors efficient and knowledgeable and are always willing to provide extra assistance when required. Highly recommend this company for residential and commercial pest treatments.

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