Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The growing prevalence of bed bugs has led to sustained industry growth over the past five years. Growth in untapped markets, such as the residential market, will boost demand for industry services. Additionally, rising regulations governing the use of pesticides will cause consumers to increasingly turn to industry operators to perform pest control operations... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The Pest Control industry has moderate barriers to entry. The primary barriers involve licencing and regulatory requirements for new entrants, as well as trained and licenced staff. In Canada, all pest control technicians and fumigators must hold a provincial pesticide applicator licence. In addition to having an exterminator licence, all businesses that employ persons that apply federally regulated pesticides commercially must have an Operator General Licence.
Start-up costs vary depending on the scale of operations. New businesses need to secure warehouses or operational facilities and specialized equipment and vehicles. Companies also need supplies, such as insecticide sprays, dusters, repellents, powders, foams and gels based on treatment types... purchase to read more