Restaurants are all about the senses; mist want to offer pleasant music, perfect lighting, mouth-watering smells that come from the kitchen, and of course the flavor that pops from the food. However, pests are unwelcomed visitors that can sour the whole experience that is otherwise enjoyable, including flies. Whether you work in or run a restaurant of any kind, keeping flies out of your kitchen should be one of the top priorities. Flies are unsanitary and highly obnoxious to have around. Ensuring the restaurant is pest free, including from flies, will increase the potential success of your business. We at Animal Pest Management would like to share some tips and advice on reducing flies in your restaurant from infestations and future flies in the kitchen and dining area.
Remove Garbage & Empty Trash Bins to Keep Flies Away
Flies are attracted to the waste, garbage, and rubbish no matter where it is at. It is vital the trash be taken out often and the dumpster be located away from the restaurant so that the flies are not attracted to come indoors. Making sure the waste is far enough away from your guests will keep the flies away from the patrons’ food.
Detailed Maintenance Cleaning to Prevent Flies
Spills and messes are also known to draw in flies in addition to their attraction for garbage. No matter where they happen in the restaurant, the messes should be promptly cleaned as they happen. An especial attraction for flies, are odors, and they will explore the possibilities in order to see what the smell has to offer. Throughout the day, take the trash out routinely wash the dirty dishes throughout the day, sweep the floors often, and keep surfaces wiped down. The cleanliness not only deters flies and other pests, but it is important for sanitation, health codes, and the overall presentation of the restaurant.
Limit Moisture to Get Rid of Flies
Flies need water like most living things and will try to be close to a water source. To prevent flies from wondering too close to the kitchen and dining areas, as well as improve safety, be sure to repair the leaks and cleanup the drips and any standing water as they develop.
Professional Fly Control
Professional pest control services help eliminate infestations as well provide a barrier to prevent pests from coming in addition to your efforts. With preventative maintenance and pest control efforts, you can significantly reduce or prevent pests from occurring at all. Where flies do not seem like a problem to call in professionals, any amount flies infesting your restaurant can pose a problem for many reasons.
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The last thing you want is to lose your business to the competition because you are associated with being dirty and having flies annoying the guests or even the kitchen staff as restaurants build their reputation on good food, solid service, and clean environments. To prevent the flies from becoming the focus of your restaurant, ensure they are not part of the equation. To help keep your restaurant fly and pest free, call Animal Pest Management Services and let our specialists help you combat the flies that might infest your business.