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How Pest Control Affects Your Restaurant

RestuarantAs a business that is centered on the presence of food, many restaurants find themselves constantly battling the issue of pest control. While it is generally accepted that good food will attract guests of the human variety, patrons tend to not look kindly on the presence of insects and rodents that may also show up to enjoy fine cuisine. For this reason, it is important to understand the critical link between operating a sanitary dining establishment in which customers will feel comfortable and keeping pests at bay.

First Impressions

Even a restaurant that maintains a spectacularly clean kitchen will lose guests if pests are seen in seating areas or even near walkways. In the mind of dining patrons, seeing pests in an area in which the food is not prepared is no different than observing an unsanitary kitchen. The idea of a restaurant not being able to control its insect or rodent population creates a negative image in the mind of guests, and word will likely spread quickly and impact overall business.

Difficult to Control

Due to the nature of pest infestations, the issue can very quickly and easily spiral out of control, especially in settings like restaurants, where pests have a seemingly endless food supply. For restaurant owners who are tempted to ignore a stray insect or rodent here and there, the problem may be much larger than they realize. Furthermore, pests are easily attracted to food sources and reproduce quickly, thereby making what may seem like a small non-issue into a situation that is rapidly increasing in its level of urgency.

Calling in the Professionals

While restaurants can implement certain cleanliness practices to reduce the presence of pests, pest control in a food industry setting is best left to the professionals. By hiring a pest control company, restaurants are able to receive an evaluation of their current restaurant setup and practices. A qualified pest control technician will also be able to advise restaurant owners and managers on how to improve their practices to minimize pests. If necessary, the company can take steps to eliminate existing pests and treat areas with products that will deter pests from returning to the area.

Appearances are everything in the food industry. Therefore, it is best for restaurants to enlist the help of pest control experts when their reputation and customer base is potentially on the line.

To see how Clegg’s can help control the pest population from ruining your restaurant call 1-888-MR-CLEGG or contact us online.

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Clinton, NC 28328
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Durham, NC 27705
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