At all stages of selling and property management, real estate agents need to be vigilant about pests. Nothing is more off-putting to a potential buyer or tenant, and if you’re managing a tenanted property that gets a pest infestation, you need to act fast.

Statewide Pest Control understands your need to create a seamless experience for clients and viewers, and our team can provide fast and responsive treatment. We also recommend you get proactive pest management to make sure you don’t end up with that dreaded infestation.

Pest management customised to the needs of each property

Statewide Pest Control technicians are highly knowledgeable about administering the right pest control for different real estate needs. As a subsidiary of Orkin Australia, we are part of one of Australia’s biggest pest management businesses, which gives us the capability to quickly deploy resources across Victoria or the rest of the country.

We are 100% committed to every client – we provide you with a dedicated account manager and pest technician team who will look after all your pest management strategy, monitoring and service.

Experienced with everything all types of real estate from construction sites to commercial premises, we design a pest management strategy specific to your requirements. We also meet the requirements of any necessary compliance standard, including HACCP and ISO, and all our pesticides are licensed by APVMA.

Your personal integrated pest management plan

An integrated pest management plan is the safest way to keep pests at bay. This takes into account the behaviour and biology of pests, the surrounding environment and season, and how to treat with the least hazard to people, property and the environment.

We have a tried and tested process for effectively managing pests in real estate properties.

Step 1. We conduct a free audit of the property

It’s important we get a thorough understanding of every business we work with, so we can assess your risks of pest infestation. We:

  • Understand how goods enter and leave the area
  • Assess the layout of your warehouse to identify possible pest dwelling spaces and all possible and entry points
  • Check your existing pest reports
  • Inspect the surrounding environment, for any places that pests may enter your facility from

Step 2. We assign you your own pest control team

No matter size the property or the number of properties you want us to take care of, all your pest management will be done by the one team who understand your business. We assign you with a dedicated account manager and a team of pest control technicians, who keep a close eye on pests and their management on the property/s.

Step 3. We plan out your pest management program

Once we thoroughly understand your business and associated risks, we design an integrated program with three main steps: inspect, identify and treat.

These usually include:

  • Best practices for product storage and movement
  • Good housekeeping and sanitation
  • Building and maintenance exclusion practices
  • Pest inspections
  • Physical control methods
  • Chemical control methods
  • Managing the surrounding environment

Step 4. We use PesTrak to keep you up to date and keep track of your compliance

Our proprietary PesTrak system is a bait station monitoring tool that shows you your current baiting activities in real-time and allows us to keep a close eye on your facilities. If you call us or we get an automatic alert about activity in a baiting station, we can remotely check your facility and take action if required.

This means we can check up on your premises remotely in the event that you call us, or the PesTrak system alerted us that there is activity in one of the baiting stations. This allows us to take action immediately if it’s needed.

If you are audited for your pest control, all your compliance-related documents are kept together on the platform where you can access them anytime 24/7, 365 days a year.

Legislation, compliance and standards

We are across all required standards for pest control on properties, and our pesticides are registered with APVMA. We are also compliant with the following standards:

ISO compliant

If you need ISO compliance, we can adopt ISO standard pest management services within your premises to meet both internal and external requests. Our pest control strategies are compliant with your ISO accreditation.

HACCP certified

We are certified to apply pest management to meet HACCP standards for any food-serving real estate areas.

Other certified standards

For any other standards you need, we can roll out a pest management solution that meets both your internal and external pest management requirements.

Pests common in real estate properties

Termites

Termites feed on wooden structures and are responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars worth of damage every year. Once they infest a building, they compromise its stability and safety.

Termites can go unnoticed for a long time, and by the time you do notice changes, it can be too late. We recommend getting a regular termite inspection and can provide necessary prevention and treatment systems.

Cockroaches

Cockroaches are attracted to any areas with food, such as commercial kitchens, rubbish bins, and communal eating areas. They spread diseases and can contaminate any stored food in garbage bins and kitchens.

They are also very fast breeders. The common rule is that for every cockroach you see, there are ten more hidden out of sight, so it’s essential you get professional pest control in as soon as you spot one.

Ants

Ants are attracted to any areas with food, such as kitchens and communal eating areas. As well as being unhygienic and unsightly, they can cause bites to young children. Ants are quite difficult to control, but we have proven, effective solutions for eradicating them from homes and commercial buildings.

Flies

Flies are attracted to any organic material and are easily drawn to nearby food sources. They can carry over 100 disease-causing pathogens, so it’s essential to keep a property free of fly infestation.

Protect your clients’ properties with safe, effective pest control

We know how important it is not to let pests get in the way of the service you provide to your clients. Statewide Pest Control has a well-resourced and experienced team that will go above and beyond to administer the highest standard of pest management for your properties. Call us on 1800 136 200 for a free audit.