Birds in Restaurants

Birds at a Restaurant

Question: Why are birds such a problem around restaurants and other businesses?

Answer: Pigeons, swallows, starlings, and other pest birds are attracted to commercial properties like kids to a candy store.

They also cause tens of millions of dollars in damage every year. Their droppings can deteriorate building facades, roofs and ventilation systems, in addition to spreading disease. In fact, certain species of birds have become recognized as public health threats because they harbor disease organisms that can be transmitted to humans.

What’s worse, birds loitering on the outside may find their way inside. And once inside, you may find it difficult to remove them, in which case trapping or physical removal may be your only option.

Resources

More on Foodservice

Three Big Benefits of Exclusion Practices

Freshen Up Your Building With Orkin® Scent Services

What Can You Do to Fend Off Flies?

Sanitation and Storage Best Practices: Test Your Knowledge

5 Signs Your Pest Control Partner Isn’t Cutting It

10 Questions To Ask a Potential Pest Control Partner

All Hands on Deck: Training Your Maintenance Staff on Pest Prevention

Help Reduce the Risk of Foodborne Illness at Your Restaurant

5 Common Food Safety Mistakes

How Well Do You Know Stored Product Pests?

Connect with Us

Our customer care team is available for you 24 hours a day.

877-819-5097

Find a Branch

Our local Pros are the pest experts in your area.

Request a Free Audit

We will help you find the right treatment plan for your business.

Pest Control that gets the job done

INDUSTRIES

Food & Beverage ProcessingFoodserviceGovernmentHealthcareHospitalityLogisticsMultifamilyNon-Food ManufacturingOffice Property ManagementPharmaceutical

© 2022 Orkin LLC

Terms of UsePrivacyAccessibility StatementCareers