Welcome to Essex Pest Control and Bird Control‘s Rodent Control page. Here is some facts and information on Rats and Mice and the pest control services we provide to eliminate and prevent further infestations of these pests within your property.
These extermination services are available to residential and commercial properties across London, Essex, Kent and Hertfordshire.
Pest proofing for residential homes comes with a guarantee that we will prevent all rodents from accessing your home once proofing has been completed.
Rats are one of the more common pests found in London and the home counties and one that you are never far away from! However, although we accept we are surrounded by Rats, when they start entering our home or business this is a matter that should be dealt with urgently and one that requires a Rodent control service, a local pest control company such as Essex Pest Control and Bird Control.
Proofing is vital but must be done properly. Don’t do it right, you may as well not do it at all.
Not only do Rats cause all sorts of damage, but they pose a very serious health risk. Here are some signs that you may have an issue with Rats and also some of the considerations that should be taken into account if you are experiencing an infestation of Rats.
- Smell, Rats leave an unmistakeable ammonia like smell .
- Scratching in ceilings and walls.
- Droppings, between 1-2cm long, dark.
- Damage to foods, boxes, chewed and ripped materials.
- Rat burrows in the garden, under the sheds, fences and house.
- Gnawed and chewed wires, pipes, washing machine hoses.
Health risks from Rats to us and our pets.
- Weil’s disease
- E Coli
- Fleas, Mites and Ticks
If Rats are entering your home there is a serious risk to you and your family, it must be addressed immediately by contacting a professional pest control company to assist in the rodent control. Exterminating the rats is not the only thing to consider, rodent control proofing is also going to be a big part in ensuring that further rats do not gain access into the property.
Essex Pest Control and Bird Control are experts in pest proofing a property. If you would like your home or business proofed against rodents, contact us to discuss it further.
Rodent Control – Mice Pest Control by Essex Pest Control and Bird Control
Mice are a pest that you are most likely to see at some point in your lifetime in the area of your property or garden. With their breeding rate, litter sizes and habits they can quickly turn from being two mice to a dozen or more mice in any property.
We carry out mice pest control services daily and are vastly experienced in their habits and what it takes to ensure your property is rid of them long term, not just for a few months. Baiting is sometimes only a short term answer if you have an infestation of mice. Proofing will often be required to prevent further infestations.
Mice will chew there way into food stuffs, bags and all sorts of other household items and use the materials to nest within the home, in a quiet cupboard, rear of fridges, under the floorboards or in the insulation of a wall. Here are some facts on Mice.
- Scratching, several scurrying Mice in a ceiling.
- Droppings, dark, adults the size of a grain of rice, young, smaller.
- Ammonia like smell, very strong in cupboards and enclosed areas.
- Damage, gnawing on items to control the continuous growth of teeth.
- Constantly urinating at they move.
- Can fit through most gaps, under doors, air bricks.
Due to the droppings and urinating Mice can pose a health risk particularly to children who may be on the floor and in areas Mice have run and toileted. It is strongly advised that if you are aware you have an infestation of Mice you sterilise all food preparation surfaces first thing in the morning daily and be sure to check children’s toy areas for dropping and signs of activity.
Pest Proofing Page or take a look at our Pest Identification and Bug Videos Pest Control and Proofing is key to controlling Mice as well as an effective pest control treatment to remove to infestation. Mice will enter a home or business via holes in walls, floorboards, air bricks as well as other locations. It is vital that these areas are proofed to prevent future re infestations.
Essex Pest Control and Bird Control will give proofing advice and recommendations on every treatment. It is also vital to ensure there are no food sources left on the floor that may encourage Mice to enter or provide an alternative food source during an Mice Control treatment.
Note, if you do come across a nest, it will likely contain young mice, this can be somewhat distressing for some people to find. Contact us today for assistance on Rodent control services and general pest control London, Pest Control Essex, Kent and Hertfordshire.
Essex Pest Control and Bird Control have over 10 years experience of providing control and extermination services across the UK. If you require more information on services, a type of pest or anything else give us a call and speak directly to an experienced local pest control technician.
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