Food Service – Restaurant Pest Control
Portland OR – Beaverton OR – Oregon City
Restaurant Pest Control requires knowledge of the various insecticides, pesticides and rodenticides that succeed in keeping insects, birds, and rodents under control.
Building a practical pest management strategy for food service pest control begins with a concentrated understanding of the specific parasites found in and around food preparation.
Restaurant Pest Extermination for Health Inspections
Restaurant pest control experts not only keep pests at bay but will also take the worry out of those exhausting Health inspections.
They understand the importance these inspections to your business’s success. Food service pest control begins with finding pest trouble-spots. Each pest has a unique way of getting what they need for their existence. Knowing where the telltale signs are, and when to catch them dwelling in the facility is imperative in the elimination process.
Your Restaurant pest control expert inspects these areas for gaps and holes where critters of all sizes can gain entry to your facility. If holes are found, the experts will be able to close holes up to deter pests from getting in or offer suggestions to help.
- Ants – large ants, small ants
- Spiders – indoor, outdoor, poisonous
- Bed Bugs
- Flying Insects – bees, wasps, flies, fruit flies,
- Birds – pigeons, sparrows, crows, woodpeckers
- Rodents – mice, rats, possum
- Stored Product Pests – silverfish, pantry beetles, earwigs, centipedes
Sanitary Extermination Services for Restaurants
The greatest challenge of any restaurant owner is to offer their clientele an environment free of pests for a positive dining experience. It is easy for just one bug to ruin a meal and a restaurant’s sterling reputation.
Restaurant pest control professionals know the typical warning signs that a pest infestation is possible. Pests relentlessly search for water, food, and shelter all times of the year. For complete food service pest control, it is vital to deter pests from setting up residence in your restaurant.
Common Areas Where Pests are Found in Restaurants
- Building entrances
- Outdoor lighting fixtures
- Outdoor vents and plumbing
- Waste storage spaces both inside and outside the facility
- Floors in food prep areas and dining areas
- Areas beneath sinks and plumbing fixtures
- Beneath and behind stoves
- Kitchen food prep counters
- Kitchen pantries
- Stockrooms and freezers
- Dining areas
Prevent Unhappy Customers With Regular Pest Control Services
Cockroaches, flies, rats and birds are the biggest nuisances in the food service business. These pests carry nearly five billion micro-organisms, which can contaminate prep surfaces and food in the restaurant. Proper insect treatments and food service pest control helps in the management of future infestation of these insects.
To deter critters from entering a facility, patch crevices and cracks in building walls and foundations. These pests are host to some serious illnesses, including salmonella, rat bite fever, and even the plague. The likelihood of a massive infestation increases even if one pest is observed on the premises.
Keeping dining tables, counter surfaces and prep tables clear of food will deter the chance of these critters setting up home in your establishment. Meeting state and federal regulations for food preparation and services is important. Meeting these health regulations can be fulfilled with year-round restaurant pest extermination.