Professional pest control companies have played an essential role in protecting the public property, food, and health for businesses and homes across the country.
Considering that rodents could contaminate or take up around 20% of the food supply of the world, and other types of pests spread different diseases like encephalitis, hantavirus, salmonellosis, Lyme disease, and West Nile virus. Aside from that, stinging insects have forced countless people to go to the emergency room on a year basis, and rodent and cockroach allergens result into asthma attacks among kids. Without the important work done by pest control professionals, these statistics will become so much worse.
During these uncertain times when the world is fighting COVID-19, pest control companies continues to protect human safety and health. Even though, a lot of companies in the communities all over the world have opted to close down their doors and do what they can to help flatten the curve, pest control professionals are essential services as per the United States Department of Homeland Security. This means that a lot of pest control companies in the United States continue to work really hard to protect our important national infrastructure and food supply, while reducing the threat of suffering from pest borne diseases.
Why hire pest control services?
The professional pest control Myrtle Beach industry has more than 19,000 companies and 135,000 service technicians. This sector is committed to protect the businesses, homes, local municipalities, warehouses, multifamily housing units, hospital, medical institutions, grocery stores, and food production facilities.
As communities remain inside and in most instances, at home, to stop the spread of the virus, pests like rodents will have less to stop them from going out during the day to look for food and water. In case their using feeding and nesting locations are exhausted because of closed businesses, they will surely look for new places where they can find shelter, food, and water. Without the appropriate continuous pest control efforts, the rodent populations will move from places where businesses have been closed to places where water and food are available.
At home, the pests that have annoyed you as part of your daily life and spread diseases, would continue to do so. Homeowners might notice pests in different and new spots during these time of change. Pests adapt to changes very easily and they are fast when it comes to adjusting to the new normal. The pile of cardboard boxes that are waiting to be broken down safely from rising home deliveries, as one good example, make perfect hiding places for pests next to the trash bins, or in the garage.
Keep in mind that the pest control industry is always ready to preserve the quality of your life. It is an essential service that will continue to protect the food supply of the country, including your home and businesses.