In a business environment, an insect pest infestation has serious consequences – the health and safety of customers and employees are put at risk, your hygiene standards may be questioned and in some cases you may face prosecution or closure, devastating your reputation and bottom line. Insect pests multiply quickly so the activity you see only accounts for a small proportion of the actual problem. They are also very resilient and experts at evading escape, that’s why it is essential to seek the services of professional pest control at the first sign of insect and bug activity at your premises. The following are all classed as insect pests; ants, fleas, bedbugs, cockroaches, wasps, spiders and moths.

Wasps

While wasps are a valuable part of our eco-system, they act as a pest when they build nests in commercial premises and cause nuisance to employees and customers. Infamous for their painful stings, even a solitary wasp will make people nervous so it’s no surprise that a wasp problem at work is very disruptive, distracting employees and causing panic to customers. If you notice a lot of wasp activity around your building it is likely that the wasp nest is near. That’s why it is essential to act quickly and call in professional pest control to deal with the issue promptly.

At TPS, our technicians are experts in eradicating wasp problems within any commercial environment. During our investigation we will identify all entry points to the wasp nest before using a commercial insecticide to exterminate the wasps and safely remove the nest. The process may take several days as it is important to ensure all returning wasps have been treated. Once cleared, our experts will advise you on effective prevention methods that ensure you remain wasp-free.

Bed Bugs

While often associated with mattresses, the truth is bed bugs can infest anywhere including offices, storerooms and hotels, hiding in furniture, picture frames and personal belongings. Although bed bugs can infest even the cleanest of places, customers that suffer unpleasant, itchy bites at your premises may question your hygiene standards, thus damaging your reputation and bottom line. Multiplying at a rapid rate and surviving unfed for up to a year, once in your work place they are difficult to control and extremely hard to get rid of without the help of professional pest control.

At TPS our expert technicians will assess your bed bug situation, identifying possible signs of bed bug activity before implementing an effective treatment to eradicate all bed bug activity. We will also monitor the problem to prevent any further infestations.

Ants

As insects go, ants may seem less offensive than their biting or stinging counterparts; however, in a commercial setting they can be a serious issue, especially if your business stores food and water or needs to maintain a sterile environment. Whether you are a restaurant, hospital, office or warehouse, eliminating ant infestations and controlling ant activity is essential to remain in compliance with health and safety regulations. Failure to do so results in contaminated food being wasted and may bring your hygiene standards into question which will damage your reputation and bottom line.

At TPS, our technicians offer a safe, efficient ant control service that ensures your business remains ant-free. Our expert pest controllers will inspect your premises, identifying the species of ant and recommending a tailored treatment plan consisting of the right insecticides and bait for your type and level of infestation. Once the ants have been eradicated from your premises, we can conduct regular ant control inspections to prevent the problem coming back.

Fleas

Fleas are parasites that feed on the blood of animals and humans, causing red, itchy marks on the skin of their hosts. An outbreak of fleas in a commercial setting can cause significant issues -employees won’t want to work where they are constantly bitten and customers who suffer flea bites on your premises will avoid returning and may warn off others resulting in lost custom and profit. If you suspect fleas have invaded your premises it is important to act fact and contact professional pest control to resolve the problem.

At TPS, our flea technicians are extremely knowledgeable when it comes to dealing with different types of flea and can tailor the correct treatment to target and eliminate the problem, quickly and efficiently with the minimum disruption to your business.

Moths

Whether you are a clothes retailer, furniture store, museum or restaurant, a moth problem can be very damaging for your business and left untreated can cost you thousands in ruined stock. While they do not directly cause damage, an infestation that leads to damage starts with an adult moth. The eggs they lay turn into larvae that feed on and destroy all kinds of materials including fabric, carpets, rugs, garments and foodstuffs. That’s why it is important to remain vigilant to the signs of a moth problem such as irregular holes in clothes, damage to carpets, adult moths, eggs or larvae and call in professional pest control to promptly treat the infestation.

At TPS, our qualified technicians are experts on moth infestations. They will use their experience to identify the species of moth causing the damage and recommend the most effective treatment including sprays, pheromone disruption and fumigants to eliminate the problem for good.

Cockroaches

Cockroaches are a common threat and can significantly damage the reputation and bottom line of all types of commercial premises. As cockroaches are scavengers they will eat practically anything including your food, products and packaging which can prove costly to a commercial enterprise.Industries that handle food or need to keep a sterile environment are particularly at risk due to the diseases cockroaches carry such as dysentery, gastroenteritis and typhoid. A cockroach infestation in a restaurant or dining area presents a serious food contamination risk and may result in breaches to health and safety regulations and the closure of the business.

Cockroaches are notoriously hard to get rid of, they reproduce quickly and are experts at finding cracks and crevices to hide in and escape detection, that’s why it is essential to enlist the help of professional pest controllers to eliminate the problem. At TPS our expert cockroach specialists are trained in a variety of methods and treatments including sprays, fogging, powders and food substitute gels which effectively eradicate a cockroach infestation, quickly and with minimum disruption to your business.

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