Clean Workplaces: How To Prevent Office Pest Infestations

If you’re running a business, not only is it your responsibility to make sure that the company is successful, but you also have to ensure your office has a positive morale. An important part of that is making sure you’re operating in a clean environment.

An unclean office environment can be detrimental for everyone on staff. From the top down, you all will feel more stressed and far less productive if you’re working in a dirty office. Having an unclean office is one thing, however, but you can multiply those negative feelings by a lot if you add in a pest problem.

No workplace should have pests, critters, and bugs running freely throughout its halls, but it happens so much across the United States. If this is the case for your business, you need to focus all your attention on addressing this horrible issue immediately. Hire pest control services who specialize in ridding offices of all these unwanted insects or rodents.

No one wants pests running around their place of work. Even finding a single bug can result in serious problems, and rarely is there only one bug. A female cockroach, for example, can produce between four and eight egg capsules in her lifetime. A single capsule can hold up to 48 eggs for a reproduction rate of up to... 384 eggs in a single year!


That’s why you need to act quickly and contact a skilled exterminator who can provide pest control services throughout your entire office. If you don't own your building, pressure your landlord to act quickly.

Hopefully, soon your office will be free from bugs; however, it’s still important to know how to prevent these pests from breaking into your workplace in the first place. Here are a few easy tips to keep these bugs out and keep productivity levels up:

  • Throw out any garbage or food items after use
  • Tell employees not to eat at their desks or leave food out over the weekend
  • Immediately clean up any spills
  • Regularly have your office environment cleaned
  • Encourage every employee to do their own part to prevent these bugs from infesting your workplace.

If you’re in need of professional extermination assistance, contact Dixon Pest Services today and keep your workplace clean.