Taking all of the steps necessary to prevent pest invasions is incredibly important, because infestations can be devastating to your investment. In addition, pest infestations often chase tenants out of the property, which means that the rental property will be far from profitable. 

Protect your Investment

When you spend time preventing pests from invading your rental property, you can avoid incredibly serious consequences. It is far easier to prevent pest infestations than it is to remove them after. 

Communicate with Tenants

Thorough education can go a long way toward protecting the property from pest invasions. It is important to provide your tenants with information regarding your expectations for how clean they keep the property. It is vital that they take the trash out regularly and maintain a clean environment to prevent these messes from attracting pests to the property. 

Prevent Standing Water

Standing water draws pests to the building. There are many reasons that standing water may occur on the property, so it is important to find the issue that causes the water to remain on the property. Not only will standing water attract pests to the property, but it can also cause further damage to the property. Water often results in extensive damage to the building, especially the foundation. This damage can be incredibly expensive to repair. 

Hire an Exterminator

An exterminator has the expertise necessary to identify possible issues with the building that may allow pests to infiltrate onto the property. Not only can they catch these issues, but they can provide effective preventative maintenance to prevent pests. Hiring an exterminator regularly can significantly reduce the risk of a pest infestation. Preventing pest infestations can substantially help to protect your rental property. To learn more about the steps that you can take to protect your property from pest infestations, contact us at the Chattanooga Keyrenter today!