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BACK OF THE HOUSE
birds stay and roost in your building, they tend to pose
"When
some serious risks like accidental falls, electrical fires and
unsanitary conditions."
Installing anti-perching devices will
discourage nesting on your property
Tilting the rafters at a 45-degree angle
Installing simple mechanical perch
repellents
Installing chemical repellents to make
the nest sticky or slippery
Making sure that food and water is
inaccessible to birds
Setting up decoy traps
Installing shock tracks

HEALTH AND SAFETY
Birds are also known to carry more than
60 transmittable diseases, so getting rid
of them is necessary for maintaining a
safe, sanitary work environment.
Birds can get trapped in HVAC ducts
and equipment, which can clog components and cause fires. Nesting material

and bird droppings in commercial spaces
reflect a poor business image to customers, visitors and associates.
Bird droppings and nesting materials
found in storage facilities, food processing
plants and restaurants can invite other
pests, hefty fines, legal action and also
lead to a complete closure of operations.

COST AND CLEAN-UP
Businesses spend thousands of dollars
on repairing the damage caused by birds
every year.
Not only will bird droppings erode
structural components, they also
increase the risk of slips and falls, which
can lead to expensive litigation.
Reduce the slip and fall risk, save
money and keep your hotel diseasefree by cleaning bird droppings daily

and installing bird control products. The
longer you let birds nest and roost on
your property, the harder it will be to get
rid of them. Turn your establishment into
a bird-free zone. If not controlled, bird
problems can also attract costly settlements and serious health hazards - have
your property thoroughly inspected by a
pest control professional today.
■
Raymond Web educates people on pest
prevention and control strategies, helping
them keep their surroundings healthy,
safe and pest-free. A digital marketing
manager for Take Care Termite and Pest
Control, in Tracy, Calif., he has an in-depth
understanding of people and their issues
with pests, which he uses in his content
to educate people and add value to
their lives.

1-877-788-2847
ASIAN AMERICAN HOTEL OWNERS ASSOCIATION

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Today's Hotelier - March 2018

Letter From the Chairman
Letter From the President & CEO
#AAHOACON18 Spotlight
Government Affairs & Advocacy
The C-Suite
Common Ground
Elevate Yourself to a Higher Role in the Industry
Next-Level Housekeeping via Technology
Mentoring Matters
Small Business
Finance
Marketing
Technology
Compliance & Legal
Leadership
Guest Experience
Aahoa Founding Members
Classifieds
Advertiser Index
Back of the House
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Intro
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - cover1
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - cover2
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 3
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 4
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 5
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 6
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 7
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 8
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 9
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Letter From the Chairman
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 11
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Letter From the President & CEO
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 13
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - #AAHOACON18 Spotlight
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 15
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 16
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 17
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Government Affairs & Advocacy
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 19
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - The C-Suite
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 21
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Common Ground
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 23
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Elevate Yourself to a Higher Role in the Industry
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 25
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 26
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 27
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Next-Level Housekeeping via Technology
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 29
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 30
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 31
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Mentoring Matters
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Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 34
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 35
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Small Business
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 37
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Finance
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 39
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Marketing
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Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Technology
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Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Compliance & Legal
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 45
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Leadership
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 47
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 48
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 49
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Guest Experience
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Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 52
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 53
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Aahoa Founding Members
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Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Classifieds
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Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Advertiser Index
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Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Back of the House
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 66
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