How Cockroaches Can Ruin Your Business

  • Your restaurant may have regular patrons – even those you want to avoid!
  • Unsightly, menacing cockroaches can impact your restaurant’s profitability and its reputation, not to mention the health of your customers and employees.
  • Lost or unhappy customers due to cockroach sightings can have a significant economic impact on your business.
  • Statistics show that one unsatisfied customer may tell up to 20 other people about their unpleasant experience.
  • Can you afford to take the chance of one of your customers spying a cockroach in your restaurant?
  • Cockroaches can cause problems like disruptions of electronic cash registers, computers, security devices, smoke detectors, etc. by invading and leaving debris in these sensitive areas.
  • They also contaminate food with their excrement and secrete an unpleasant odor which can permeate your restaurant environment.
  • Cockroaches have been identified by our public health agencies as a vector for tuberculosis, cholera, dysentery, salmonella, e. coli, typhoid and many other types of disease-producing bacteria.
  • This is why public health inspectors are adamant about cockroach control in restaurants.
  • Recently, cockroaches have been shown to be a major source of allergens affecting adults and children.
Monica Bird (922 Posts)

Monica’s compassion for her customer's struggles with pest control issues and passion for pest control stems from over 10 years in the industry. With a master’s degree in entomology, she uses her knowledge and experience in chemistry, insects and pests to educate her customers.


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