Pest Control in Retail Stores
As a retail owner, you strive to keep a professional, organized, and clean environment for your customers. Nothing says disorderly and unsanitary quite like a pest infestation. Your customers are just as aware as you are of the unsanitary conditions that result from pest activity. Thankfully, with Insectek’s integrated pest management, our extermination team is committed to giving our customers peace of mind and keeping their stores pest-free.
U.S. Pest Control Statistics for the Retail Industry
- Retail facilities made up 16% of infestation cases concerning bed bugs.
- A 2017-2018 Rentokil analysis found that rodents were the most common pest problem at non-food retail stores.
- A 2020 study found that 60% of reported sightings of cockroaches in food facilities were in employee breakrooms or kitchens, and 39% were in or around employee lockers.
- The great majority of pests of stored food products are beetles.
- In 2018, two popular grocery store chain locations (Krogers and Giant Eagle) were temporarily shut down due to significant rodent infestations requiring exterminations.
- Retail store pests are commonly found in dry food aisles, dumpsters, employee quarters (breakroom and lockers), loading docks, and outdoor merchandise.
You already have enough on your plate managing employees, keeping track of merchandise, and providing customer satisfaction. The last thing you need is a pest scare. With Insectek’s integrated pest management for retail and highly trained exterminators, we provide optimal service to keep your business’s reputation at the top of its game.
Our pest extermination and prevention plans come in several options to best fit your needs, including monthly, bi-monthly, and quarterly pest control solutions. Contact us today to learn more about how we’re taking the lead in retail store pest control.
Are You Worried Your Commercial Space
Has Been Compromised?
If you own commercial space in the Metropolitan Phoenix, Scottsdale, Glendale, Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, or Gilbert areas, Insectek has a solution for your pest problem. Whether you’re looking to combat a current pest issue or want to safeguard your space against a potential infestation, Insectek is here to help!