Pest Advice Blog

Keep Unwanted Guests Out of Your Restaurant

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Restaurants are a place to enjoy a good meal, catch up with friends, or celebrate a special occasion. They are also the target of pest attention because of the food waste they regularly produce. Pests pose a serious threat to your business by compromising sanitation, causing regulatory fines, ruining your restaurant’s reputation, and eventually costing you customers. Prior to social media and the Internet, if a business encountered a pest control problem, the chances of such news spreading was low. Now the accessibility of customer reviews allows information to be seen by a worldwide audience just with a single click. Commercial pest control is more important than ever when it comes to protecting your investment and reputation.

Why Commercial Pest Control Matters

The health and safety of your employees and customers is of utmost importance for any commercial business owner. It is necessary to take preventative pest control measures inside your business by eliminating potential food, water, and shelter sources for pests.

Truly Nolen’s Commercial Pest Control

Ensuring that your business remains pest free is a foundational step in protecting your investment and your business’ reputation. A thorough initial inspection and treatment is the critical first measure in Truly Nolen’s commercial progressive restaurant treatment program. The commercial pest control services Truly Nolen provides include:

  • Bee Service Options
  • Bird Control
  • Fire Ant Control
  • Flea & Tick Control
  • Fly Control
  • Mosquito Control
  • Rodent Control
  • Stored Product Pest Program

Location, Location, Location

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Threats to food sanitation exist both in and outdoors. Typically areas used for food storage and preparation have just the right conditions to attract a wide variety of pests. The specifics of these “hot spots” can vary from restaurant to restaurant and require particular attention to ensure a pest-free environment. However, even the most rigorous inspection and maintenance practices are sometimes not enough to prevent pests. The professional pest control experts at Truly Nolen can help you get rid of unwanted guests and keep your business pest free. Your Truly Nolen pest control professional will help you implement an effective pest control strategy to save you from treating an infestation and ensure your business’ reputation. Truly Nolen has you covered both inside and out:

The Red Zone. As part of Truly Nolen’s commercial pest control service, we will inspect and treat all public areas in the restaurant including:

  • Kitchens & food storage facilities
  • Waiting area (interior and exterior)
  • Dining room
  • Bar areas
  • Patio areas
  • Restrooms
  • Cash register area
  • All hallways with public access
  • Elevators & stairways

The Yellow Zone. We will inspect and treat all interior areas not listed above including:

  • Employee lounges, break rooms
  • Utility service areas & janitorial closets
  • Employee restrooms & locker rooms
  • Loading docks/receiving & shipping areas
  • Business offices
  • Laundry/linens storage areas

The Green Zone. We will inspect and treat all exterior areas including:

  • Walkways
  • Parking lot
  • Landscaped islands
  • Publication dispensers
  • Benches
  • Dumpsters & enclosures
  • Driveway/customer drop points
  • Landscaped areas adjacent to walkways
  • Building perimeter and vertical surfaces
  • Roof, including eaves

Proper pest management is critical for all businesses to run a clean and safe operation. Ensuring that your establishment is pest free enables you to focus on keeping your customers and attracting new ones instead of defending your reputation. Contact your local Truly Nolen today to discuss options for a commercial pest control program that is just right for your business.


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