When you hear the term fumigation, you likely picture a house with a huge tent over it with yellow tape surrounding the yard. That’s structural fumigation – a very important and powerful tool to eliminate pest infestations. But, did you know that there is a type of fumigation that is specifically for cargo containers, rail cars, trailers, and the like? This is known as commodity fumigation. Discover the answers to frequently asked questions:
Is commodity fumigation safe for my products?
When our experts conduct commodity fumigation, we use chemicals that are safe for humans and products but are deadly for pests. You don’t have to worry about the chemicals infiltrating your products because it leaves little to no residue. Only licensed and certified fumigation specialists should conduct this service, as it needs to be done in a specific way to ensure accuracy.
How does commodity fumigation help?
There are certain pests that love to feast on products such as raw grains or processed foods. When these pest infestations occur, finances and products are compromised. This fumigation will kill the pests that are in your storage units virtually overnight. Your profit (and peace of mind) will increase with the demise of your pest infestation.
Why should I choose Bizzy Bee Exterminators?
Bizzy Bee Exterminators has 28 years of experience fumigating quarantined commodities. Beyond our experience and knowledge, we make sure to follow all International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures Guidelines (ISPM15) for Regulating Wood Packaging Material in International Trade. There are many units that can benefit from commodity fumigation. We have provided services for various product-holding units, such as:
- Box and hopper cars
- Food processing facilities
- Pallets (tarp and seal)
- Shipping containers
- Truck trailers
- Warehouses and storage
Do you need commodity fumigation? Contact us to schedule an appointment.