Areas where organic garbage is dumped or accumulated. Commercial kitchens and food processing facilities produce a lot of organic waste on a daily basis. This organic waste is a major source of attraction so the most obvious areas to look for pests include garbage bins and equipment undersides where all the organic matter accumulates over time.
You Might Also Like
Explore This IssueJune/July 2017
Pest Control Options
Food facilities often feature a complex environment that needs an integrated pest management approach. Any pest control treatment needs to be customized depending on the type of infestation, the nature of operations, existing weather conditions, and a variety of other factors. Depending on the unique needs of your facility and the type of pest that needs to be controlled, you have the following treatment options available.
Sanitation. Sanitation measures are highly effective at keeping pests out and away from your establishment. Sanitation treatment typically includes cleaning of food debris, scrubbing of drain pipes, clearing food preparation areas, and disinfecting splashboards.
Sealing of all entry points. Sealing all cracks, crevices, gaps, and holes will efficiently prevent the entry of pests in the kitchen.
Traps. Snap traps, catch traps, and bait stations are an ideal solution for outdoor use and garbage disposal sites in and around the property. They can also be used in loading areas and building entrances.
Exclusion. Effective exclusion measures deter pests and prevent them from venturing into your property.
Whether your facility is infested with ants, roaches, rodents or any other type of pest, don’t wait until it takes a toll on your revenue and brand repute. Hiring a professional pest control service can keep your customers satisfied, surroundings sanitized, and business successful.
Web is a digital marketer on behalf of Take Care Termite & Pest Control, where he educates audiences on pest prevention and control strategies. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.