Bedbugs and cockroaches major problem for Dubai residents
Imdaad, a leading provider of Integrated Facilities and Waste Management solutions in the GCC, has partnered with MoveSouq.com, the UAE based portal that connects residents to professional home service providers such as pest control companies, in conducting an online survey to understand the most common pest control problems in Dubai. Results revealed that nearly 80% of the issues in Dubai revolve around bedbugs and cockroaches.
Majority of the complaints came from Deira, Satwa and Bur Dubai residents, and were similar in nature.
Out of all complaints, 80% were about bedbugs and cockroaches, while 10% were about ants and 10% around spiders, snakes and lizards. According to the results, 35% of the respondents have conducted pest control services for their homes in the last three months.
Mahmood Hussein Rasheed, COO, Imdaad, said: “Cockroaches and bedbugs continue to be a major pest control issue in Dubai—as shown by the results of the survey with MoveSouq. This initiative shows our continuing effort to understanding the needs of our customers, which in turn, will allow us to provide effective solutons. Imdaad offers an integrated solution for pest management which includes initial consultation with customers to know their specific needs and survey of the property to draw a service solution plan as per Dubai Government’s regulations.”
MoveSouq.com CEO Bana Shomali said, “At MoveSouq.com, we recently launched a dedicated section for pest control services in the UAE and found a surge in demand for these services. We wanted to explore the reason behind the demand to make sure that we have the best and most relevant providers on our site. Now we have the best pest control providers on our site to help Dubai residents permanently get rid of their pest problem.”