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Pest Protection for Multifamily Housing

It is crucial for multifamily property managers to ensure their tenants of a pest-free living environment. Multifamily properties are especially susceptible to pest problems due to structural defects in buildings and the lack of awareness among tenants for the need for active pest prevention.

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Pest Control Services for Multifamily Housing

Presto-X offers multi-family property customers planned preventative inspections that reduce the risk of any pest threats

From rats to termites to cockroaches, we will help you keep your building free of the most common and invasive pests.

Bed Bug Services

Presto-X’s proactive approach to bed bugs involves education, early detection and proven bed bug eradication methods. 

Our team of technicians are trained to understand the biological and behavioral nature of this elusive pest. Our solutions to eliminate bed bugs involve combinations of the following services:

  • Human Inspection
  • K-9 Detection
  • Conventional Treatment
  •  Mattress Encasements
  •  Entotherm Technology
  •  Fumigation
  •  Steam Remediation

Control of Flying Insects

Problems with flying insects such as houseflies and blowflies, moths, and mosquitoes in rented premises are important to address. 

Bees and other flying insect nests - commonly found at the building facade, in a roof structure – should be removed immediately. Flies are often attracted to trash collection points, either in a building’s basement or in outdoor areas housing trash receptacles, recycling containers and composting facilities. In most cases, protecting windows with screens will effectively prevent the entry and proliferation of flying insects within the property.

In the event that the flying insect problem cannot be permanently eliminated because of conditions conducive to pests, Presto-X offers a wide range of efficient fly trapping devices for use in indoor spaces such as basements, lobbies, stairwells, offices and kitchen areas.

Rodent Control Services

In their relentless search for food, rats and mice constantly seek out structural weaknesses and will enter buildings through wall openings, open basement windows and even vertical gutters. 

Presto-X recommends a dual approach, first to prevent entry through the strategic placement of bait outside the property and, second, to ensure the early detection of an infestation. Basements, attics, suspended ceilings and computer equipment rooms are all known problem areas that can benefit from appropriate rodent monitoring solutions.

By focusing on prevention, pest control measures are only necessary for acute infestations. In such cases, Presto-X deploys a wide range of discreet, access-restricted bait and detection boxes, as well as a range of treatments designed to suit the operational environment.

Presto-X offers an effective service to protect landscaped gardens, parks and green areas from destruction by voles and moles. Our Vegetation Management Services will reduce pest harborage areas on your property.

Control of Bird Pests

Bird pests, especially pigeons, can be a major problem for property managers as they cause damage running into the millions to a building’s structure. 

Highly corrosive bird droppings destroy building facades and roofs. Nesting material frequently clogs rain gutters and drains. Moreover, tenants are disturbed by foul-smelling bird droppings on window ledges and balconies, as well as persistent take-off and landing,cooing and wing-beating. But, more importantly, birds can pose a serious health hazard. 

Birds transmit harmful bacterial infections like Salmonella and histoplasmosis which can result form bird droppings, which in the absence of their host animals, can also infect humans.

Presto-X can inspect and report on the scale of a bird problem and professionally clean and disinfect contaminated surfaces. We also offer a range of pest bird solutions to suit all types of building that deter birds from approaching, inhabiting and nesting in your property.

Crawling Insect Services

Properties can be plagued by a variety of crawling insects including numerous species of ants, bed bugs, ticks and fleas.

Cockroaches, in particular, find that warmth, water and food scraps make many boiler rooms, private and communal kitchens a welcoming habitat for uncontrolled reproduction. It is vital to recognize the signs of an infestation as early as possible in order to prevent transmission of disease-causing germs to tenants and their pets.

In the event of an infestation, Presto-X’s pest experts have a range of state-of-the-art control methods at their disposal, selected according to the pest to be controlled and the sensitivity of the surroundings.

Control of stored product pests

Food supplies in private households and commercial kitchens, warehouses, basements or cafeterias attract pests such as cheese or flour mites, fruit flies and several species of beetles such as flour beetles, larder beetles and other grain beetles. 

These pests can rapidly spread throughout the entire building complex. Presto-X offers field proven systems to control stored product pests including an innovative approach which uses an insects own pheromones to crash populations in certain situations.

Termite Control Service

Termite Control starts with a careful evaluation of your entire property. Your dedicated Presto-X Technician will identify any conditions that can attract termites and suggest simple steps to eliminate any conditions that termites find attractive.

If termites are present, we develop a customized treatment plan based on the requirements of your property, the severity of the problem and your location. The guiding principle behind Presto-X’s approach to termite control is to weaken and address existing infestations and reduce the chance that termites will reinfest in the future.

If there’s no sign of infestation, we will provide you with expert advice on how to prevent any future termite problems.

Vegetation Management Services (VMS)

VMS eliminates unwanted vegetation around your facility. In addition to affecting the aesthetics of your property, overgrown and unwanted vegetation pose serious health, fire and safety hazards.

The risk of infestations is reduced by the removal of unwanted vegetation, eliminating inviting environments to rodents and other pests. By investing in vegetation management, you can make your property more accessible and reduce labor needs to hand trim fence line.

We will remove invasive plant species such as:
• Multi-flora rose
• Poison ivy
• Sumac
• Other irritant and allergy causing vegetation

Removing unwanted vegetation eliminates harborage areas for mice, rats and other pests it also improves safety for employees and customers by removing hazards contributing to safer work environments. Reduce labor and equipment needs required to hand trim fence line and building perimeters Improves accessibility by opening access to transformers, fuel storage areas, fire hydrants, emergency exits, etc. We also remove dangerous and invasive plants such as poison ivy, multi-flora rose, sumac and other irritant and allergy causing vegetation.

PestNetOnline – Manage your pest control needs in real-time!

Customers that manage a portfolio of commercial properties find PestNetOnline (where available) invaluable. 

Rentokil’s online pest control system highlights any areas of your property that have experienced pest infestations and displays outstanding recommendations, enabling property managers to manage pest control across their entire portfolio remotely 24/7/365. PestNetOnline not only helps you build a picture of your current pest control situation, but also allows you to identify problem areas and trends.

Call us at 1-800-759-1942 to set up a inspection of your property with a Presto-X Technician today.

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About us

Presto-X provides pest control services to its commercial and industrial clients throughout the central United States.