Pest Control in Canada: Market Research Report

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Pest Control in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 56171CA | Apr 2015

Sleep tight: Resurgence of bed bugs continues to fuel growth for pest control companies

IBISWorld’s Pest Control market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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The Pest Control industry has experienced robust growth over the past five years, largely due to the rising prevalence of bed bugs. Public concern over these pests has fuelled demand for pest control and extermination services, particularly from hotels and residential customers. Federal and provincial regulations ensure steady demand from commercial clients, which generate a large majority of industry revenue. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to continue its upward trajectory. During this time, industry operators will likely focus on expanding their residential service lines and transitioning to environmentally friendly solutions... purchase to read more

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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


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What is the Pest Control Industry?

This industry provides residential and commercial clients with control and extermination of bed bugs, mosquitoes, rodents, termites and other insects and pests. Operators also provide fumigation services.

Industry Products
Termite exterminationBed bug exterminationCockroach controlRodent containment and extermination servicesAnt extermination
Industry Activities
Bird-proofing servicesExtermination servicesBed bug eradicationFumigation servicesMosquito eradication servicesTermite control servicesRodent control services

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