This business type was last reviewed in Business Values Newsletter 105 of October 2008. Over the last five to 10 years, there has been a move to more environmentally friendly chemicals and improved products. This is predicted to aid relatively strong industry growth going forward, given the growing “green” expectations of clients.
The Current State of the Industry
Total industry revenue is around $1.3 billion, broadly comprised as follows:
• Termite control 29%
• Other insects, spiders, ants 19%
• Weeds and plants 15%
• Vermin/rats/mice 13%
• Building pest inspections 18%
• Other pest services 6%
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