Pest control

Pest control relates to the regulation of pests, usually because they are having an adverse effect on someone’s health or the environment. There are a range of pests that you would want dealing with, and there are various treatments depending on the species.

Destroying breeding grounds

Pests such as rats and cockroaches will be attracted to garbage and sewers, so eliminating these areas are the best way to control an infestation. Proper waste management and drainage is needed, especially in communities that have a communal waste collection area.

There is also LED lighting available which can restrict and disrupt insects breeding, so look to having this installed to control the area.

Poisoned bait

Bait is one of the most common ways to control the population of rats and a method chosen from specialist pest control experts. Whilst it’s not as successful in food source areas, it’s popular in controlling house and garage infestations.

Birds that threaten crops, caterpillars, fruit flies, slugs and crabs are also targeted with poisoned bait. The only problem with the method is that other animals feeding on the carcass can be poisoned too, so extreme care must be taken.

Field burning

It’s not uncommon to have fields burned after a sugar cane harvest. This is done to kill off any insects or eggs that may be left in the fields.


Traps are readily available on the market and ensure homeowners can remove mice or rats from homes, garages and sheds. Identifying the rodent is the first necessity to establish which trap is needed. The snap trap remains the most widely used around the country and uses a trigger to strike the rodent behind the head.

Space fumigation

It’s not uncommon for pets to become infested with fleas and often the products and treatment won’t eliminate all of the eggs in your home, ensuring a continued cycle. Your best bet here is to fumigate certain rooms in your home with a specialist in the field. This type of pest control targets all life stages.

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Pest control companies

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Local Pest control Projects

1 Project: I have a swallows (I thinks it is swallows) nest in the Eve at the front of the house, I want to paint the house but if the nest was occupied then the consequent soiling would make it impossible and p...
2 Project: Wasp's nest
3 Project: Rats in loft and behind kitchen unit, need help killing them and identify point of entry.
4 Project: have a wasp nest above my kitchen window
5 Project: Few mice downstairs and in my room front of the house but getting regular sightings now after I've been laying traps would like the nusaince to be gone as I know it's there breeding season now
6 Project: Please can you provide a quote for mice extermination? We are in a 3-bed house in Norbury SW16 4PJ
7 Project: So, what type of pest do you have a problem with? Mice/Rats/Other Rodent I saw mice are running under the cupboard , can i get quote for Control them?Please if it is possible send the quote in messag...
8 Project: Woodworm and rot in floorboards under bath. Worried that the bath will crash through the kitchen ceiling one day!
9 Project: Heat treatment for clothes moths
10 Project: Customer visited the site and submitted an enquiry. Property owner: Owner, Building: Domestic, Work description: Hi, Wasps round summerhouse. No nest found? Tried random treat...
11 Project: Customer visited the site and submitted an enquiry. Property owner: Owner, Building: Domestic, Work description: Not sure might be bed bugs
12 Project: Customer visited the site and submitted an enquiry. Property owner: Tenant (with permission), Building: Domestic, Work description: I live in a new build and have a wooden alcove o...
13 Project: Wasps nest removal from the overflow pipe above my kitchen door
14 Project: Homeowner Woodworm Please contact to appoint *
15 Project: nest of large bees in ground whilst digging . are they safe or can i leave them
16 Project: Think there is a rat or mouse in an attic above my lounge. Would like the animal killed and removed along with any mess, and try to establish where the animal got into the attic and block this up. Th...
17 Project: Removal of rats nest in attic space
18 Project: We have squirals in are walls and we think they are going down are chimley from are roof. Keeping me away all night scratching
19 Project: Squirrel seen in bedroom
20 Project: removal of bee nest in attic

Reviews of pest control companies

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William pest control
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Quick contact, clear explanation, good price
By Mrs Fahreen B.
William pest control
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Efficient, professional and hopefully it'll have been effective.
By Mr Charlie M.
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Quick and did the job.
By Mrs Marion M.
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Company very nice to deal with. Calum was very knowledgable and reassuring. Treatment carried out as planned and completely successful.
By - Tessa L.
William pest control
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Just what you would expect in terms of good business, polite, reliable, good workmanship, work ethic and more, i am very pleased.

Pest control activity in April 2019

Pest control Projects in the UK in April 2019

March 2019 February / March
Greater London 28,010 23% <img src=
South East 15,190 20% <img src=
North West 8,700 32% <img src=
Yorkshire & Humber 7,280 42% <img src=
South West 7,273 32% <img src=
Western Midlands 6,663 30% <img src=
Scotland 6,111 37% <img src=
East Of England 5,560 24% <img src=
East Midlands 5,372 25% <img src=
Wales 3,053 33% <img src=
Northern Ireland 1,905 49% <img src=
North East 500 35% <img src=
United Kingdom 95,617 28%

Source: Numbers calculated based on the search volumes in major search engines.

Latest successful pest control projects in April

By - Tessa L.
Saved me time and effort to find the right person. Quick and efficient service.
By - Robert C.
Very good
By Mrs Linda F.
I was listened to and not talked out of what I wanted ... Very reasonable rates. Will use again
By Mrs LOUise C.
They gave good advice and done the job quickly
By Mr Nick B.
It saved me time for getting a number of quotes but I only got 1 quote. Tbh, I’m not a fan of sites like this. I like to be able to call someone and have them answer the phone. Bit old fashioned but that’s just me

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