Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The rise of bed bugs across the United States has left homeowners and business owners frustrated, but has been a boon for the Pest Control industry. The increased occurence of bed bugs has led to substantial demand for exterminators and rising service prices. In the next five years, increased business and consumer spending will drive demand for regular inspections for pests. Furthermore, with increased income, businesses and consumers will be less likely to opt for cheaper household products from home and garden stores. Additionally, the widespread incidence of the stinkbug will drive demand for industry services... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The region with the greatest concentration of industry establishments is the Southeast, followed by the West, the Southwest and the Mid-Atlantic regions. Distribution of pest control facilities is based mainly on population density and weather conditions, which make certain regions particularly favorable to household pests and insects.
The Southeast region has the greatest share of industry establishments, estimated to hold 38.7% of the total in 2015. Common pests that turn up in Florida include ants, termites and cockroaches, as the state has 14.4% of total industry establishments. While termites are found throughout the United States, termites are more prevalent in the Southeast and the West than in other regions... purchase to read more