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What is Commercial Fumigation?

What is commercial fumigation?


There are few treatment options that can compete with fumigation when it comes to eradicating specific pests. It can get to places that sprays, aerosols, dusts, and other chemical treatments cannot. It quickly resolves large-scale issues. It kills pests at all stages of development, from eggs to adult bugs. Furthermore, a fumigation does not necessitate a lengthy process of inspection, treatment, and monitoring. It's like hitting the reset button on pests. But it is often the ability to apply fumigation to sensitive environments that makes it the ideal solution for commercial property.


The word fumigation can be intimidating, but here at A1 Pest Masters, we can say that we are pest control experts who are experts in fumigation techniques. We understand how stressful it can be to think about the big tents, having to stay away from the building for a while, and the use of fumigants in your workplace, but we do everything we can to allay your fears with professionalism and courtesy.


When localized methods fail, our fumigation methods are required. Spot treatments and other methods are sometimes insufficient to eradicate an infestation that is too large or too difficult to eradicate. We also offer fumigation services for pests in containers, silos, warehouses, and other structures.


The good news is that fumigation usually only requires one application to completely eliminate pests such as stored product pests, fleas, cockroaches, termites, and other wood-destroying pests. We also employ a method that leaves no residue, odor, or film on the surfaces treated.


Do you have a flour or grain beetle infestation? That is a vexing pest issue to deal with. These insects get into everything, and applying pesticides to food products will render them unfit for human consumption. Because fumigants are gaseous and leave no residue, they directly target the invading pest while causing no harm to the infested produce. Whether you need to treat a large warehouse or a single boxcar, barge, or storeroom, fumigation is the right tool for the job.


Is it your responsibility to safeguard wooden antiquities? When termites or wood-boring insects infest antique items, you need a pest control method that penetrates deeply without causing damage. Fumigation can be used to address minor issues like this. While large tents are typically associated with fumigation, this method can be used to address items as small as a single book on a much smaller scale. In fact, fumigation is ideal for eradicating book-invading pests.


Is your industry involved with pharmaceuticals? When it comes to bio-decontamination, fumigation is the way to go. The gases used will kill tiny bacteria without leaving a residue. Cleaning areas are not only available for all uses once the treatment is finished, but this treatment method also complies with FDA regulatory requirements.


Fumigation is often the best solution when you need a quick, effective solution for your commercial property that will keep your business in compliance with all governmental regulations. Schedule a visit from one of our professional pest control technicians if you need help determining whether fumigation is the best solution for your problem.


A1 Pest Masters is a commercial pest management industry leader. Our team is highly educated and trained in the best pest control practices established by experts in the field, as well as all governmental guidelines for commercial pest control. You will always receive cutting-edge solutions to keep your company on track. Please contact us for a free inspection and service evaluation.


Fumigation is required for pests.

While A1 Pest Masters can get rid of many pests using other methods, there are times when an infestation is too severe and commercial fumigation services are required.


Pests that may necessitate fumigation include:


  • Termites\Fleas\Ticks

  • Bed bugs are insects that live in beds.


Our fumigation solutions and services

We can ensure the most appropriate form of treatment for your pest control needs because we have access to a wide range of fumigation services.

  • Container fumigation entails fumigating a commodity or the container itself.

  • Silo fumigation is a treatment for large amounts of grain product stored in a vessel.

  • Warehouse fumigation is a treatment performed in an enclosed warehouse space, primarily to eliminate stored product pests such as weevils and grain beetles.

  • Stack fumigation is a treatment for stackable goods (such as tobacco leaves, produce sacks, and so on) that involves treating the goods under a large sheet or tarp.


Your house will be fumigated.

A1 Pest Masters provides a wide range of commercial fumigation services, but we are also experts in house fumigation. Whether you're dealing with termites, bed bugs, or another pest, fumigation is sometimes the best solution for a widespread problem. Our home fumigation specialists receive ongoing training to ensure that they are up to date on all current regulations and technology, ensuring that we are providing you with the safest and most effective treatment possible. Although fumigation may appear to be a frightening prospect, your specialist will work with you to ensure that you are fully prepared. A1 Pest Masters will keep you, your family, and your pets safe. To learn more, please contact us today.


Getting Ready for Fumigation

A1 Pest Masters provides full or partial facility fumigation, commodity fumigation (including railroad cars), household goods fumigation, and export required fumigation.


There are some things that must be done both inside and outside the building to prepare for a fumigation treatment.


Interior planning

  • Extinguish any open flames or other heat sources.

  • Allow for complete penetration and aeration by opening doors, cabinets, and equipment throughout the home or facility.

  • Remove any live objects that may not be able to withstand fumigation (i.e. live plants and pets)


Exterior prepping

  • Lock all exterior doors and windows, or at least ensure that they can be locked. Provide any necessary keys so that all areas of the property can be fumigated.

  • Check that all truck docks, if applicable, are clear.

  • Notify the local police and fire departments that a service is being performed.




Do you want to have your property fumigated? Make an appointment with an A1 Pest Masters fumigation specialist today by calling (773) 365-9962.


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