Maintaining satisfaction among residents in a community susceptible to pests can be challenging, particularly when dealing with tenants who may not fully comprehend the significance of pest management.

There are many different types of pests, and they can do some serious damage when left unchecked. If you want to be sure no infestation is going on in your property, contact us for pest control pricing.

In the meantime, here are six things you need to enlighten your residents about to guarantee a safe and secure living condition for everyone in the vicinity:

Water Can Attract All Sorts of Pests 

One of the things you need to inform your residents about is the fact that water in and around the property can attract all sorts of pests. One such case is that it might be a breeding ground for mosquitoes, which are known to carry some serious diseases.

Water also attracts bugs like ants or spiders who thrive when there’s moisture available, so make sure your residents know about this before they do something reckless like dumping leftover food on the ground.

If your property is prone to flooding, warn them about this too because that’s going to attract insects like mosquitoes and cockroaches as well.

Water can also bring pests in through pipes or drains if they are not properly covered. If you want to stop termites from coming into the property, encourage your residents to avoid standing water.

Pests May Spread From Unit to Unit 

Single negligence of a tenant can lead to a whole building of infestation.

If you ever find out that one of your tenants has an insect problem, tell them to seal their unit completely off from the rest and call a pest control company for help.

This is important because if pests are left unchecked, it can lead to widespread damage in the form of mold growth or structural weakening, which may cost hundreds to thousands of ringgits to fix.

Pests such as cockroaches and rodents can also spread from one unit to another, so it’s important that they’re dealt with quickly.

Pest Prevention Saves Renters More Money 

Your renters may have a mindset of “well, pests will just die eventually” when it comes to pest prevention.

It can be difficult for people to understand that these persistent pests need active attention—specifically preventative measures and treatments such as traps or poisons.

This is because by neglecting the problem, they’re likely costing themselves more money in the long run with infestations.

Although it may be difficult to convince your residents that they need pest prevention, there are some persuasive points you can use.

Consider helping them understand how much money pests cost by showing them the costs of repairs and other damages that will result from a problem continuing for too long without being addressed.

It’s also important to stress the importance of pest prevention for their health, since some pests have been shown to transmit diseases.

You Need to Inform The Management When Pests Occur 

When a pest infestation happens, you need to let your residents know that it’s vital to inform the management so they can take care of it.

Residents should be aware that pest infesting will get worse and more expensive to fix if left alone, especially when a resident tries to handle the problem on their own or handles only part of the issue.

This is because pests are hard to find and harder to deal with for those who lack the experience and knowledge.

Poor Hygiene and Sanitation Draws In Pests 

If you’ve got a resident who’s low on sanitation and hygiene, then you’re going to have a big problem on your hands.

Pests are drawn in by poor hygiene and sanitation, so you need to help these residents get back on their feet as soon as possible.

Otherwise, they’ll be stuck with pests that can eventually ruin your property as well as affect the health of people in the vicinity.

Controlling Pests Needs Consistency to Work 

When it comes to taking care of pests and keeping them at bay, consistency is always the key because it’s the only way that things will work.

If you’re not consistent with your pest control, then pests are going to come back and they’ll be even harder to deal with in future years.

You need consistency for a continuous cycle of success when it comes to controlling these pesky creatures.

This is why regular maintenance and cleanliness are vital for any property!


In this post, we’ve covered a lot of great information about pest control. You might have even learned something new!

We hope you enjoyed reading and will share with your residents to help them get the most out of their extermination service.

If they have any additional questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out for more assistance.