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No industry’s reputation is more threatened by pest infestations than the food industry. Restaurants, commercial kitchens, and other food service buildings have the highest standards when it comes to pest management, and for good reason. One sighting of a rodent or cockroach inside of a restaurant can not only ruin a
Common pests in restaurants and food service industries
Few commercial buildings deal with the pest problems restaurants face. Even in the tidiest of facilities, endless food is distributed and people travel in and out of the restaurant daily, raising the risk of pests making their way inside.
While some types are more common than others, the most frequently found pests in restaurants and commercial kitchens include:
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The dangers of pests in restaurants
As frustrating as it is, pests simply can’t resist the ideal environment restaurants offer them. Once they’ve infested a restaurant, it can be hard to get rid of them.
Besides ruining the reputation of a dining establishment, pests bring along many other problems:
- Pests can possibly carry diseases such as typhoid, cholera, E. coli, and salmonella.
- They can contaminate food with droppings, urine, and filth.
- Rodents can directly carry and thus introduce other pests such as ticks, mites, and flees.
- Severe damage can be inflicted upon buildings, wiring, fixtures, and machinery.
- Pests can cause damage and messes that are expensive to clean up.
Professional restaurant pest control
Ehrlich has decades of experience providing Northern Virginia restaurants with exceptional commercial pest management services and solutions. We pride ourselves on working with our clients to fit their custom needs that will ensure pests are kept out of their dining establishment throughout the entire year. For more information on our reliable restaurant pest control, call us today!Back to Commercial Pest Control
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