Do High Rise Buildings Need Pest Control?

With the monsoon season approaching, pests like mosquitoes, lizards, cockroaches, and rodents can appear anytime, anywhere in high-rise buildings like your apartment or office. If left unregulated, these pests can have adverse effects on your daily activities as well as others.

As pests can travel easily between units and buildings, it’s important to properly inspect and treat the building to prevent them from taking up residence on your property. Depending on the severity of the damage done, pest control service provider like Antipest may suggest a range of treatment to completely eradicate the pest.

If you live or operate your business activities in any of the high-rise buildings in Malaysia, chances are you need a pest control service provider to regulate their existence. Ahead, we’re sharing some of the reasons to hire a pest control service provider to keep them out of your premises.

Why you need pest control services?

It’s to protect your assets in the house or office as well as safeguard the health of those present in the building.


Your home is a place where you get to relax and unwind with peace of mind. However, uninvited guests like pests may find shelter in the crevices of your home and become a nuisance to your well-being. More so if you live in a high-rise building.

If you have a pest problem in your residential building, it can cause great distress to other families living in the same building. While you may attempt to rid the pests on your own, you may end up treating visible infestation and not the root cause. Besides, the incorrect use of pesticides can be harmful to you and your family’s health.

Instead of treating the problem on your own, it’s best to inform your building management and engage a professional pest control service provider to solve your worries.


Let’s take your workplace as an example. Your office is located in a high-rise building and it’s equipped with a pantry for ease of use among your employees.

If you have a pest problem in the office, it can arouse anxiety concerning your employees’ health and affect the structural integrity of your office building. Not only that, but pests like rodents or termites can also cause damage to your office assets – furniture, fittings, computer equipment, and cables.

As an employer, you must create a safe and comfortable environment for your employees and visitors by engaging a building pest control service. That way, you can mitigate any health and safety risks in the office.

Types of pests found in high-rise buildings

Like any landed properties in Malaysia, high-rise buildings are also susceptible to pest infestation such as:

  • Rodents
  • Ants
  • Termites
  • Cockroaches
  • Flies
  • Mosquitoes
  • Lizards
  • Bugs
  • Spiders.

What is a common treatment of pest control?

Depending on your pest infestation problem, they may suggest a range of solutions to eradicate pests from your building. The most common solution will be an integrated pest management programme.

It’s a step-by-step approach to our buildings pest control service. Instead of spraying pesticides or using a bait, a thorough examination of pest infestation in the building will help determine the most effective course of action.

 Here’s how it works.

1. Inspection & Identification

A pest control service provider will first inspect the environment to determine where the pests are coming from. They may also identify the type of pest found in your building based on where they’re found.

2. Monitoring

This step is crucial to determine the area that needs to be treated. It involves the use of traps and baits to estimate the pest population in the building.

3. Treatment

Depending on the type of pest problem you have, this may involve the use of pesticide or placing a trap or bait to reduce active infestation.

At Antipest, we offer several services to help you get rid of pests from your residence or office building. With the rising demand for proper property management, our team of experienced can advise you on the most effective pest control methods for your building. Contact us for your pest control needs at 03-80231888 or visit

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