As the temperature outside drops, we cozy up inside our nice, warm houses. Unfortunately, so do insects and rodents.  Insects and other pests often will enter a home through an unsealed door, torn screen, crack in the foundation or walls. After entry the pest will inhabit a portion of your home and reproduce. After a pest has infested your home it can be very difficult to exterminate.
As the temperature outside drops, we cozy up inside our nice, warm houses. Unfortunately, so do insects and rodents. Insects and other pests often will enter a home through an unsealed door, torn screen, crack in the foundation or walls. After entry the pest will inhabit a portion of your home and reproduce. After a pest has infested your home it can be very difficult to exterminate.
Whether the invaders are as small as an ant or as big as a family of skunks, your best defense against pests is sealing off their entry points into your fortress. Sealing your house can solve many in home infestations.  To prevent these pest from entering your home specific measures can be taken to seal these entry points.
Whether the invaders are as small as an ant or as big as a family of skunks, your best defense against pests is sealing off their entry points into your fortress. Sealing your house can solve many in home infestations. To prevent these pest from entering your home specific measures can be taken to seal these entry points.
  • do

    • seal up cracks and crevices with sealant
    • screen entry points such as vents that open to exteriors
    • remove window air conditioning units
    • assess exterior lighting situation
    • apply insecticide outdoors around perimeter of building by mid-October
  • don't

    • wait to sweep or vacuum up insects
    • fog your entire home or building
    • fear that insects will reproduce indoors
    • worry about bringing outdoor potted plants indoors
    • forget to seal around external pipes leading into the home

Pest Control Services

1

Assess Inspection

We will conduct a thorough inspection of your property, bring in state-of-the-art equipment.

2

Implement Getting the Job Done

We will take care of identified problems and fill out a Pest Control Service Ticket.

3

Monitor A Year-Round Solution

We will check for new pests while monitoring the status of previous treatments.

At a time when governments around the world are implementing a shutdown of non-critical services to reduce the spread of the coronavirus and protect the population, rats are taking the opportunity to move into the perfect habitats that empty buildings provide. As operations for a range of business sectors are currently on pause, it’s critical […]

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At a time when governments around the world are implementing a shutdown of non-critical services to reduce the spread of the coronavirus and protect the population, rats are taking the opportunity to move into the perfect habitats that empty buildings provide. As operations for a range of business sectors are currently on pause, it’s critical […]

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At a time when governments around the world are implementing a shutdown of non-critical services to reduce the spread of the coronavirus and protect the population, rats are taking the opportunity to move into the perfect habitats that empty buildings provide.

As operations for a range of business sectors are currently on pause, it’s critical that you ensure your premises are safeguarded in preparation for when normal operations resume and keep unnecessary visits to hospitals to a minimum.

coronavirus infographic: The rise of rats during coronavirus lockdown

How to protect your business from rats during periods of closure

To prevent rats from gaining access to your business during a lockdown, it’s essential to use a professional pest control company to prevent infestations becoming a greater health and financial risk. 

Rentokil offers a range of digital pest control solutions to proactively prevent, monitor and manage rodents with new levels of efficiency and control, helping to keep your business safe and secure.

pest control for empty buildings

 

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