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November 2020
Nathalie Leblond

Understanding the lifecycle of bed bugs can go a long way in helping you and your staff know what to look for, and in preventing a small problem from becoming a full blown infestation in your hotel

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Hospitality
August 2020
Bakang Kganyago

Over the years we've learned from our pest control experts that there are a number of unique conditions that can create ideal breeding grounds for the common pests that we encounter locally.

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Hospitality
July 2020
Nathalie Leblond

Bed bugs. Arguably a worthy opponent for any pest controller worth their salt, and an undeniable nightmare for managers in the hospitality sector,  and possibly even for you at home -  if you’ve...

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Bed Bugs, Hospitality
April 2020
Nathalie Leblond

Lockdown means that buildings all over the country are currently standing empty: offices, hotels, restaurants, educational premises, and industrial sites. 

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pest control, Flies, Food Safety, Birds, pests, Hospitality
April 2020
Nathalie Leblond

Governments around the world, South Africa included, have ordered the shutdown of non-critical businesses and services to reduce the transmission of the Coronavirus and "flatten the curve" (You...

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pest control, Food Safety, Cockroaches, Hospitality
April 2020
Nathalie Leblond

South Africans are two weeks into our three week lock down period, and Rentokil Initial - as an Essential Services provider - has continued to work through this period,  providing critical pest...

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Food Safety, Innovation, Hospitality
April 2020
Nathalie Leblond

Pest infestations have always been a big risk for businesses: they damage stock, disrupt operations and pose a major threat to health, safety and compliance - which is why we believe that pest...

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pest control, online pest management, Food Safety, myRentokil, Innovation, Hospitality
September 2019
Nathalie Leblond

There are roughly 16,000 types of fly species in Southern Africa, but the three most common flies affecting pubs, bars, restaurants, and other food establishments are house flies, bluebottles and...

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Flies, Hospitality
August 2019
Nathalie Leblond

As the weather improves and the hospitality industry gears up for tourist season, hoteliers have multiple hygiene issues to consider. First impressions last and the presence of flying insects in...

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Hotels, Flies, Hospitality
July 2018
Bakang Kganyago

The food industry is a sector that is the most susceptible to damages caused by pests. Cost of pest in food manufacturing reach far beyond equipment or stock damage, as brand reputation and health...

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pest control, Food Safety, Hospitality
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