6 Pest Prevention Tips for your Property


As a property manager, It is never too early to be thinking about pest prevention methods. Many of these pests are not only a pain for communities, but some can even be transmitters for disease, according to the Center for Disease Control.  Rodents, bed bugs, and mosquitoes are just some of the major pests that can appear during the warmer months of the year and terrorize residents. Waiting until the last minute to take proper precautions could leave you with a pest nightmare. Maintaining a safe and pest-free apartment community, will keep both managers and residents happy.

Property owners can safeguard against pest infestations by following these recommended tips by Orkin and the NPMA:

6 Pest Prevention Tips

Source: Eight Property Management Tips for Keeping the Pests Away

If you think you might have pest problems, contact a qualified pest control professional who can offer the best solution for your community.

Is your property prepared for a pest invasion?


Contributing Editor, Property Management Insider
President, Ballpark Impressions, LLC

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Tim Blackwell is a long-time publishing and printing executive in the Dallas/Fort Worth area who writes about the multifamily housing and transportation industries. He has contributed numerous articles to Property Management Insider, and worked as a newspaper reporter in the D/FW area. Blackwell is president of Ballpark Impressions, and publishes the Cowcatcher Magazine. He is a member of the Fort Worth Chapter/Society of Professional Journalists.

One response to “6 Pest Prevention Tips for your Property”

  1. Caleb Hart says:

    I agree that it’s never too early to think about pest control. The last thing you need is people coming up to you and complaining about bugs. I’ve lived in some apartments where we had a pretty bad ant problem. I don’t know if the landlord did anything about it after we moved out.

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