Word of mouth doesn’t always help your business. According to an Orkin Inc. poll of foodservice consumers, more than 60 percent of diners would tell five or more acquaintances if they saw a pest in a restaurant. This means that a single pest sighting has the potential to drive away customers and ruin your establishment’s reputation.
Patrons view restaurants with pest problems as unsanitary—and rightfully so. Pests like cockroaches, flies and rodents can carry many of the bacteria that