Pests are a nuisance, they contaminate homes and workplaces, they carry disease, they cause damage to products, properties, as well as foodstuff, and they can also ruin your reputation, leading to loss of business and prosecution!
In this article, we will explore reasons why Pest Control is essential, and why you should choose the best possible Partner in protecting your home and business.
Prevent contamination and disease
Insects, rodents, and birds can easily contaminate food, operational equipment and work surfaces with their excreta, hairs or body parts. These are potential pathogens, spreading disease and giving rise to ‘foreign body’ complaints. Parasites carried by pest species can also be passed on to humans causing illness and stress.
Safeguard your investment – pests can reduce the value of raw materials and supplies
Rodents cause a wide range of damage due to their gnawing habits. Their strong teeth can easily puncture wood and aluminium and can cause damage to property - even fires if electric cables are attacked. Rodents will also eat a wide range of foodstuffs and can damage or contaminate many tonnes of product.
Insect infestations are also a major concern. Foodstuffs can be decimated by stored product insects, with consignments being rejected and finished goods recalled if insect contamination is present. Insects can block production machinery, and the down time caused by the presence of insects in a food related site can be long and costly.
Animal feeds can also be heavily damaged by insects. Bird droppings and residues can also spread disease and can cause severe Asthma, various allergies, salmonella and other viruses. Bird debris can damage buildings, prove unsightly and may cause slips and trips. Nests will encourage several pest insect species that thrive in bird residues.
Protect your reputation
Your reputation and business may never recover from a pest infestation. Bad reviews on social media about pest-infested premises attract media attention and will have an effect on your business. The loss of consumer confidence may ultimately force closure! Contact us today so we can help you in protecting your environment! Shop Online @ Comtec Online Shop or Book an Appointment here.