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The Importance of Pest-Proofing your Business

Pest-Proofing your business

For a lot of businesses, pest control is a necessity. If you have food on the premises whether it be a factory, shop or cafe you will understand the importance of pest-proofing your business. Garden centres, farms, warehouses, care homes, hotels and many other commercial businesses in Essex and Suffolk need to have pest control in place.

We provide Commercial Pest Control in Essex and Suffolk as well as domestic pest control for our many happy customers. We pride ourselves on bringing a top-quality service at a very competitive price.

We can offer one-off rodent treatments or solutions to get rid of an ant infestation as well as many other services. We have a lot of commercial customers on contract with us whereby we attend at regular intervals throughout the year to ensure pests are kept away.

So why is it so important to pest-proof your business?

Having an infestation of any pest can be quite distressing however when you are running a business and you have a pest problem, it can really affect you and your customers. Many commercial businesses have Rodent infestations especially pubs and places that hold food and waste on-site. The bins outside your property can provide a haven for rats. We at Essex & Suffolk Pest Solutions can install a pest prevention program whereby we put in place our specialist bait boxes to poison any rodents causing you a problem. Rats are not just a pain they carry disease and dirt and an infestation of them at your business can be really harmful.

What pests do we treat?

It’s not just rats that you may need pest control for. We have businesses all over Essex and Suffolk including Colchester, Ipswich, Chelmsford and Newmarket that have problems with pigeons, ants, flies and many more pests. We have specialist equipment to tackle any pest and can provide expert advice on what is the right solution for you.

Many of our commercial clients use us for Fly Pest Control. During the summer months especially, flies can really cause a problem in businesses that serve food. You don’t want your customers coming in for a bite to eat and getting hounded by flies landing on their food. We can provide Fly Killer Units to place on-site that will drastically reduce the flies. We also have many other ways of stopping flies causing problems – why not Contact us to find out more! Flies are not only a nuisance, but they also carry germs and bacteria and can make you ill. Did you know every time a fly lands it deposits thousands of bacteria? Not what you want with your dinner.

Hotels and care homes can really suffer from bed bug infestations too. Bed bugs are notoriously difficult to get rid of but with our knowledge and specialist equipment, we can get rid of any infestation. Bed bugs don’t just live on beds they can be anywhere! You certainly wouldn’t want your guests complaining of being bitten or worse, taking bed bugs home with them.

Although not overly common in England, we also treat cockroaches. Food premises especially attract cockroaches. Cockroaches spread diseases such as salmonella, gastroenteritis and typhoid so you really don’t want them near your business.

Through the summer months, it is quite likely you will suffer from wasps. We can very quickly and effectively deal with a wasp nest to ensure your customers aren’t affected.

Commercial Pest Prevention Contracts

Some businesses find the most cost-effective and simple solution to pest control is to take out a contract. We tailor our contracts to suit specific requirements so we visit at regular intervals throughout the year to keep a check and make sure there are no pest issues. We can offer our expert advice on how to deter pests from your premises as well as getting rid of any current infestations. Depending on the type of business you own/run, we can provide services to prevent rats, mice, flies, ants and many other pests.

Essex and Suffolk Pest Solutions have achieved Accredited Membership status of the National Pest Technicians Association. This means that we have proven our credentials by passing a detailed audit of our premises, working practices, equipment and training. We carry public liability insurance and have to undergo regular, ongoing auditing to ensure a continued high level of service.

Whatever type of business you run, if you have a pest problem we can help. For more information about pest-proofing your business, visit our commercial pest control page.