What is a pest vulnerable area (PVA)?

Pest Management In and Around Structures March 23, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

PVAs are common use areas or storage areas that provide food, water, and relatively undisturbed shelter for pests. A good example in your home would be your kitchen (specifically, behind/under appliances, under/around the kitchen sink, and food storage cabinets) or bathroom. The pests we generally look for include cockroaches, mice, spiders, ants, silverfish, and occasionally crickets.

Some PVAs inside schools include: kitchens & cafeterias dry food storage,art centers, faculty lounges, custodial storage closets, concession areas, and vending machines.


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