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

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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MICK'S MATES
6 LANCASTER WAY, HUNTINGDON - PE29 6XU
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William pest control
91 Chertsey lane, STAINES-UPON-THAMES - TW18 3LF
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IAN GRAHAM PROPERTY MAINTENANCE
49 EAGLE ROAD, LEIGHTON BUZZARD - LU7 4AT

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Local Pest control Projects

1 Project: Home Owner Supplied and Fitted Call to Appoint What level of service do you require Type
2 Project: Customer visited the mypestcontrol.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property owner: Owner, Building: Domestic, Work description: Mice
3 Project: Customer visited the mypestcontrol.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property owner: Owner, Building: Domestic, Work description: Mice are in the house, need them got rid of
4 Project: I have mouse in the kitchen, reception room and living area. Need to be stopped please Please call to appoint
5 Project: To catch two mice seen in living room and kitchen Are you the property owner: Owner of the property What level of service do you require Type
6 Project: This is a 5 floor Grade 2 Listed Building, each floor consists of three offices front middle and the back. The offices are open-plan so we can't have anything out on show. I spotted a mouse in the b...
7 Project: looking for a quote for possible damp and wood worm in port Glasgow property.
8 Project: Customer visited the mypestcontrol.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property owner: Tenant (with permission), Building: Domestic, Work description: Mice control
9 Project: Quote for control in as natural a as po Ssible What level of service do you require Type
10 Project: So, what type of pest do you have a problem with? Bed Bugs Are you the property owner: Owner of the property What level of service do you require Type
11 Project: Customer visited the mypestcontrol.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property owner: Tenant (with permission), Building: Domestic, Work description: Removal of rats Are you the property owner: T...
12 Project: Customer visited the mypestcontrol.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property owner: Tenant (with permission), Building: Domestic, Work description: I have woolly bears and have been informed by ...
13 Project: A mole catching
14 Project: I have seen a mouse in my kitchen
15 Project: Stench of rotting / decomposing rodent or bird in cavity of walls can't pinpoint where of my flat, no other flats effected cavity walls not accessible and no smell in loft or remains there, had for ...
16 Project: Customer visited the mypestcontrol.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property owner: Tenant (with permission), Building: Domestic, Work description: I've got rats in my house Please call to appo...
17 Project: Timbers within the property affected by woodworm will require eradication treatment works by a specialist contractor, unless documentation is available confirming previous works of this nature.
18 Project: Customer visited the mypestcontrol.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property owner: Tenant (with permission), Building: Domestic, Work description: I think I have rats in my loft Are you the pro...
19 Project: Rear garden mole removal Are you the property owner: Owner of the property What level of service do you require Type
20 Project: There in the caverty What pests are giving you grief: Rodents What level of service do you require Type

Reviews of pest control companies

By Mrs Fahreen B.
William pest control
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Efficient, professional and hopefully it'll have been effective.
By Mr Charlie M.
WEST PEST (SCOTLAND)
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Quick and did the job.
By Mrs Marion M.
WEST PEST (SCOTLAND)
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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.
By - Robert C.
WEST PEST (SCOTLAND)
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Done job

Pest control activity in December 2018

Pest control Projects in the UK in December 2018

November 2018 October / November
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 December

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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