10 Pest Control Tips for Businesses

Pests can be a major issue for a business. If left unchecked, pests can cause inventory damage, facility damage, unsanitary conditions, unhappy customers, and unhappy staff. As fellow business owners, we know that you don’t need any unnecessary headaches or disruptions at your business. So we have a few helpful tips for you to reduce the chances of a pest problem at your business:

  1. Make sure trash cans have lids and are emptied regularly
  2. Keep dumpster lids closed and pick up anything that spills out right away
  3. Look for areas that collect standing water, such as potholes, and fix them
  4. Keep vegetation around the building well-maintained and select any plantings wisely
  5. Clear drains of debris regularly
  6. Install door sweeps
  7. Check windows, doors, the foundation, etc. for gaps and cracks, and seal any that you find
  8. Clean gutters periodically
  9. Make it a priority to keep kitchens, breakrooms, bathrooms and other high traffic areas clean
  10. Enlist the help of a pest control professional to evaluate your business for potential vulnerabilities

If you do encounter a pest issue at your business, contact us to schedule a free inspection. We offer commercial pest control for the greater Capital District area including Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga and Rensselaer Counties.