Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The infestation of pests like bed bugs and stinkbugs will continue to harm businesses and consumers, but the Pest Control industry will benefit. Additionally, the recovering housing market will create a need for pretreatment termite services and regular inspections. As discretionary incomes rebound, consumers will spend on hotels and restaurants again, driving demand for industry services from this market... 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 2014. 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