As a commercial property owner or manager, actively monitoring your facilities for insect and pest infestation should be a top priority. Pest are not just an annoyance, they are a health hazard and can do real structural damage to buildings.
If a pest or insect infestation is left unchecked it can impact your business in a very negative way. Commercial establishments, such as schools, restaurants and medical facilities need to take special precautions when it comes to pest management. The importance of cleanliness and disease-free environments are key to upholding hygienic standards necessary to keep a facility healthy for a building’s inhabitants.
Pest are active year-round which means that a commercial facility manager or owner needs to be consistently vigilant in treating and monitoring its’ pest control efforts. There are a number of reasons to keep pests under control; products can become contaminated, the structure of a facility can become compromised, and diseases can be introduced to employees and customers. Customers will not patronize a business that has an obvious pest control issue and its’ reputation can be tainted.
The best way to prevent pests and the problems that they cause is to partner with a professional pest control company. Year-round pest control for a commercial facility is necessary to prevent even the smallest bed bug to the biggest rat from multiplying into a really big pest infestation.
A commercial property owner or manager’s top priorities should be to protect and keep tenants, employees and customers safe.
Along with partnering with a pest control company, there are some other tactics you can use to limit pest problems. Keep all areas of the facility clean, ensure trash is removed regularly and food is stored properly. Keep drains clean and free of food and debris which can be optimal breeding ground for insects.
The key to keeping any property pest-free is to keep them from getting in — inspect the entire perimeter of the property to ensure any cracks in the foundation are sealed effectively, repair window screens and caulk any gaps found around windows and doors.
Asset Management Alliance has deep roots in the Delaware community helping all types of commercial property owners protect and enhance the value of their investment through employing a diligent and fully vetted management, maintenance and engineering team that is available 24/7 every day of the year.