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Rodent Pest Control Services

Get rid of mice & rats today with Terminix! We provide safe & effective rodent extermination & removal services for homes & businesses.

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WHAT DAMAGE CAN RODENTS DO?

Rodents are a serious threat to the food industry due to direct financial loss, brand damage, and risk of prosecution.

Rodents can also cause considerable damage to homes and buildings, due to gnawing and burrowing. They can gnaw through pipework and cause flooding and gnaw through electric cables causing power outages and fires. Rodent teeth grow constantly, so they need to gnaw objects to file their teeth down and keep them in good condition. Gnawing damage can occur on timber, metal, water pipes and PVC cables.

Rats can transmit diseases including salmonellosis (food poisoning) and leptospirosis (Weil’s disease). Weil’s disease is a potentially fatal illness caused by bacteria, which can be spread via rat urine to water such as ponds and canals, where it can stay infectious for months. Mice can also  spread pathogenic micro-organisms onto food or food-contact surfaces via their feet and bodies, in their droppings, and in their urine, which constantly leaks out.

Our pest technicians are very skilled at finding signs of rodents and identifying their areas of activity. With this knowledge, they can control rodents that are on your property and advise on proofing to keep these pests out of your building.

Do you have mice or rats?

Be it mice or rats, Terminix is well averse at controlling the problems that these pests cause. Our qualified team of technicians are all professionally trained and certified to be able to provide you with solutions that will solve your rodent problem as quickly and efficiently as possible.

RODENT REMOVAL FAQS:

What are the most common places to find rodents within your home or business?

Rodents can be found anywhere! However, they are most likely to be found close to a food source. Rodents also like dark and warm spaces, making lofts or heating pipes the ideal place for them to live. Rodents can get through small spaces, for example a mice could get through a space as small as a ball point pen, and rats can get through a space the size of a marker pen.

How to avoid a rodent problem?

You can avoid a rodent problem by proofing your premises and maintaining good housekeeping, ensuring spillages are cleaned up, bin areas are kept clear and by avoiding clutter (such as empty cardboard boxes in sheds).

How much does it cost to remove rodents?

The cost of rodent removal varies depending on whether it be a commercial or residential treatment – call our helpdesk today for a quotation on 0344 335 0330.

Who is responsible for rodent removal?

If you are a landlord of business owner you are responsible for maintaining a pest free premises, however if you are a homeowner this is your own responsibility. For further information view the Prevention of Damage by Pests Act 1949.

Do you need help with rodent control?

Rodent issues are treated differently depending on circumstances. For a safe and cost-effective solution, please discuss with our service team by contacting our helpline on:
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