06 Jun Reasons Every Business Should Prioritize Preventative Pest Control
When it comes to pest activity, most business owners take a reactive approach, and this increases expenses and disruptions. It’s better to catch pests early or keep them out through regular pest inspections. Here are reasons why proactive pest control is ideal for your commercial space in the long run.
Prevent Extra Financial Burdens
Due to pest infestations in commercial spaces, companies in the U.S. lose billions in operating costs every year. Customers who fall ill after taking contaminated food or coming into contact with pests on your premises can report the incident. This may lead to a health investigation, an incident that disrupts operations. Your company may also incur additional expenses on compensation claims.
If you also store products and pests infiltrate the inventory without your knowledge, the products will be contaminated. You will incur extra costs to replace the wasted products, which increases your operating expenses. Also, it will cost you a lot to kick pests out after an infestation.
So, invest in proactive pest control to ensure pests don’t get the chance to invade your business. This will prevent extra financial burdens associated with pest infestation problems.
Keep the Employees Healthy
When pests invade business premises, the employees will suffer the most. After all, they spend many hours in the office and are likely to come into contact with the hazardous germs, bacteria, and diseases pests carry. For instance, rodent droppings may cause allergies or expose workers to food-borne illnesses and dangerous viruses. Mice and rats also carry airborne diseases, which is risky for everyone.
Ticks may cause Lyme disease, which brings severe fatigue, skin problems, and extreme sickness. Wasps and bees may cause allergic reactions and injuries, while cockroaches can cause allergy and asthma.
To protect employees from all these health issues and enhance productivity, prioritize preventative pest control. This measure will save the company from healthcare costs and legal implications.
Preserve the Company’s Reputation
If a few of your clients see one pest crawling on a surface, they’ll conclude you have more pests and may leave right away. Since information travels fast today, that one incident may ruin your company’s image and reduce your earnings.
For instance, if you run a guesthouse business and one customer sees a bed bug, you cannot convince them to stay or conceal information. The same may happen if your eatery has some flies, rodents, or cockroaches.
To avoid causing irreparable damage to the company’s reputation and the stress that comes with image damage control, prioritize preventative pest control. The technicians will ensure these pesky intruders search for shelter and food elsewhere.
Prevent Issues With Lenders
Most banks and loan-making organizations like to ask for wood infestation reports before they can process a property loan. A pest control specialist prepares this document after they conduct a thorough assessment.
The report informs lenders if the commercial property has damages from pests or if there’s a current infestation. If the report confirms the presence of ants, bees, or termites, the property value will reduce, and your company may not qualify for the loan.
Scheduling regular pest control services to prevent infestations ensures your property isn’t damaged by pests and prevents future insect infestations. The chances of getting a property loan in the future will also increase.
Proactive pest control offers many benefits, so don’t wait until pests invade your commercial space to seek professional help. At Eary Termite & Pest Services, we can help keep pests away from your business premises and offer treatments if necessary. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with our qualified and experienced team of pest control technicians.