Commercial Pest Prevention Contracts
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What is a Commercial Pest Prevention Contract?
Commercial pest prevention contracts are arrangements made by firms with pest control companies in order to carry out pest control services several times a year. It can sometimes be financially beneficial to firms to have one of these contracts; instead of calling out pest control businesses to do one-off tasks, they will come to the property monthly or bi-monthly in order to ensure that the property is completely free of pests.
Changes in legislation have boosted the need for pest prevention, control and management. Businesses are expected to keep their premises completely pest-free, or they may have to deal with legal consequences.
Infestations of rodents and insects can lead to a business's products being damaged, issues with electricity due to wires being chewed, diseases being spread from unwanted creatures, and obviously, the reputation of the business being tarnished.
What Services are included in a Commercial Pest Control Contract?
Commercial pest prevention contracts will cover a whole range of services that offer solutions to commercial property owners who have pests located within their property. Pests can range from insects, to rodents such as rats and mice and birds of all sizes.
Below are some of the services that a commercial pest prevention contract will cover:
Insect control: This includes wasps, hornets, ants, flies, and more
Rodent control: This includes all species of rats, mice, squirrels, and more
Bird control: This includes pigeons, seagulls, sparrows, and more
You may wonder how having a pest control contract will actually affect your business. Is the cost actually worth it? Below is a list of some of the benefits which a commercial pest prevention contract will bring you:
Features Of Pest Control Contracts
With most commercial pest prevention contracts, you will be getting visits from your chosen pest control business between 8 to 12 times a year, so around every 4 to 7 weeks.
This amount of visits is recommended as it covers the average amount of time it takes for a rodent to breed. So using this method, the possibility of an infestation occurring between visits is very unlikely.
Of course, if your property demands it, the frequency of visits can be increased to whatever amount seems acceptable; this can be negotiated within the contract.
Specific Pest Control
The majority of commercial pest prevention contracts will include the servicing and maintenance of rat and mice infestations.
They will often cover insect maintenance, too, in order to ensure that even minor pest issues are dealt with.
Sometimes the smallest pests can cause the most problems. If you are worried about a specific pest such as hornets, ants or beetles, then this can be worked into your contract.
Emergency Call Outs
Don't panic if you discover a pest issue and your next scheduled pest control visit is several weeks away. Commercial pest prevention contracts include free call-outs, with the pest team getting to your premises usually within 24 hours.
All you need to do is contact the pest control office at any time, day or night, and they will let you know when a technician is on the way to solve your pest problem.
Free Follow-Up Visits
If during a call-out or inspection, a pest control technician locates an issue on your property, then you will receive free follow-up inspections following the problem.
This is done to ensure that the infestation is properly dealt with and completely cleared. These free visits will often only be applicable to pests that are included within the commercial pest prevention contract.
Certified Pest Control
Certified pest control businesses have their technicians trained to the highest possible standards, as well as being CRB checked. If you are in the unfortunate situation of having to deal with a pest emergency, then you should know that pest control experts are only a phone call away.
Below are some of the things you can always expect from a certified pest control business:
Do you have a pest problem in your business? Are you looking for commercial pest prevention contracts in Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas get in touch today.