Retail Store Pest Control
How It Works
Why is Pest Control Important in Retail?
Whether they’re coming to browse or buy, your customers deserve a top-notch shopping experience. Pests will not only compromise the cleanliness of your store, but also the integrity of your merchandise. Regular pest control visits can help keep your store clean and your customers happy.
What are the most common Pests found in Retail Stores?
The most commonly encountered pests in retail environments are rodents, bed bugs, beetles, spiders, fruit flies, gnats, and ants.
What are the signs of a Pest infestation in a Retail Store?
Depending on the type of merchandise your store sells, you may have problems with different types of pests and, therefore, will see different signs. Perhaps the most common indication is damaged goods or packaging. Another sign is nests, droppings, webs, or eggs. Dead or live pests are also a sign of a possible infestation.
What are the Common areas for pests in a Retail Store?
Pests tend to gravitate towards areas with high amounts of merchandise or areas with plenty of food scraps. Areas with high amounts of merchandise include storage areas and loading bays. Areas prone to accumulating food scraps are employee break areas and dumpsters.