Pest disinfection: Killing bacteria carried by pests


Pests leave what behind?!

Pests are not only destructive but can pose a risk to human health; they are prolific breeders and carriers of many nasty diseases. Through their relentless search for food and shelter, pests leave behind disease-causing pathogens and bacteria. They can spread these by contaminating food and water sources with their urine and faeces.

Diseases transmitted by pests in Australia

Birds, flies, cockroaches and rodents are notorious for carrying bacteria both inside and outside their bodies:

Pest Diseases

Pest Disinfection Service

Rentokil’s Pest Disinfection Service is a powerful weapon ensuring that everything is as clean and hygienic as possible. Rentokil’s technicians use a high level multi-surface cleaner to effectively kill bacteria, viruses, fungi, spores and mould up to 99.9999% on a surface.

Infections can occur via direct contact, through breathing in airborne particles or by consumption of contaminated food or water.

Using a unique biocidal solution with a patented Reactive Barrier Technology has been scientifically proven to protect against the spread of disease.

Protects people and pets against 99.9999% of pathogens
Effective against bacteria, viruses, moulds and fungal spores
Safe to use on fabrics, plastics, soft metals and food preparation areas


The application is suitable for the food industry and is safe to use on food preparation surfaces. The Reactive Barrier Technology adds biosecurity and protection between cleans and its unique properties will reduce the chances of cross contamination.

Your business can have peace of mind as the solution is completely safe and is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-corrosive. Rentokil’s Pest Disinfection Service will protect those you care about by reducing the risk of illness by killing the bacteria carried by pests.


Your Rentokil Technician will apply the Pest Disinfection spray to the areas affected by pest activity. When you use the Pest Disinfection Services you are receiving:

  • The application of the unique biocidal treatment
  • The activation of the Reactive Barrier Technology
  • Fast acting and effective protection against harmful micro-organisms
  • Defence against the transfer of bacteria, viruses, mould, fungi and spores


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