We have learned so much in the past year — from how resilient our industry is, to how important pest management professionals (PMPs) are to the health and safety of this world. When we were asked to protect our customers from an invisible pest, we developed cleaning and safety protocols, and applied products we never purchased in the past.
Today, the industry has mostly settled back into our “normal” revenue-generating pest control practices, but are some of us missing out on implementing those same cleaning procedures into our pest prevention programs? Take three common pests we deal with daily: rodents, cockroaches and flies. Each is distinctly different in makeup, but all three thrive on unclean conditions and leave the areas they occupy unsanitary.
When discussing fly control procedures, develop cleaning and disinfecting protocols for your customers. This is a great opportunity not only for generating new revenue but, more importantly, you are making your job easier to control pest problems when they occur. Cleaning and disinfecting work areas, storage areas and drain systems eliminates fly harborage areas, ultimately helping to prevent future harborage areas.
So before you eliminate your COVID-19 cleaning and disinfecting protocols, see how they might boost your success and revenue in your current fly control programs.