PEST CONTROL IN HARPENDEN (AL5)
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We are based just a 13 minute drive away from the village of Harpenden and can often be found working in the area or passing through so we are usually able to offer a mixture of appointment times, including weekends and evenings (at no extra cost). If you need pest control in Harpenden, get in touch today for a reliable and professional treatment without any call out charges or unexpected fees.
We can provide pest control for Domestic, Commercial & Agricultural customers and can protect your home or place of work from a variety of pests including:
Bed Bugs, Cluster Flies, Cockroaches, Fleas, Hornets, House Flies, Ladybirds, Moths, Wasps
Glis Glis, Mice, Rats, Squirrels, Mink, Moles, Pigeons & Rabbits.
We are always excited to be able to play a part in supporting our local businesses and can offer great value and reliable results with one of our annual pest management plans that are tailored to your specific business needs.
Our pest management plans include regular scheduled visits, regular reports and thorough investigation and treatment of any pest infestations. You get the peace of mind that your property is protected all year round from existing and future infestations and that should you need us, we will be there in the event of an emergency.
All of this leaves you with more time to worry about all those other business matters and protects you against the unexpected cost or damages that can be caused by pest problems that go untreated. If you would like to talk to us about how we can help you, give us a call today or leave us an email.
We provide bed bug control throughout Harpenden to rid you of bed bug infestations. Bed bugs are becoming more and more of a problem in the UK and are extremely difficult to eliminate without using a trained pest controller. Bed bugs are nocturnal and come out at night, you probably won’t see them but will become aware of their presence at the discovery of itchy swollen bites that appear overnight.
Bed bugs are attracted by our warm bodies and come out at night to bite our skin and feed on blood. Bed bugs are not dangerous, they don’t transmit human diseases but even so they are extremely irritating and unpleasant and so you should take action straight away, if you need bed bug removal in Harpenden, call us now and we will get rid of them.
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We provide cluster fly control throughout Harpenden to rid you of cluster fly infestations. Where it may be possible to deal with house flies in small numbers using DIY products, trying to get rid of cluster flies can be extremely difficult and not possible using products like sticky fly traps and sprays. Attempting to exterminate cluster flies with sprays is a waste of time and money.
The fumigators we use release a fog which can cover entire rooms and penetrate cracks and crevices. The fumes from the fog kill all the cluster flies in the room at the time of treatment (usually a loft space).
If you have cluster flies in the house, in the loft or outbuildings, call us now and we will get rid of them.
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We provide cockroach control throughout Harpenden to rid you of cockroach infestations. If you have found cockroaches then you are probably feeling a sense of panic and want them gone immediately. For every cockroach you can see, there are surely many more out of sight, especially in the day time as they are nocturnal. Besides the obvious reason to want to get rid of cockroaches, they are actually extremely dirty and cause a potential danger to health by spreading harmful bacteria.
This is a great cause for concern around the home and something you should have treated as soon as possible, the earlier you star the treatment the quicker they will all be exterminated. For businesses this is also a great cause for concern, especially if the infected property is involved in the preparation of food. We can treat the infected rooms and place monitors down to monitor the infestation in all areas whilst treatment is in progress, once started we will soon have all of the cockroaches gone.
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We provide flea control throughout Harpenden to rid you of flea infestations. If you are suffering from a flea problem in your property, you have most likely seen signs of them in your pets fur, just seen them generally in areas of the property or perhaps are even being bitten yourself. If your pet has been scratching a lot, you should check their fur, fleas are very small but with close inspection they are visible. Fleas are dark brown in colour and roughly 1-2 mm long.
If you have just moved into a property that used to have a pet, you could also be suffering as without an animal around the fleas will focus on humans. Fleas are mainly a problem in the summer time but warm central heated homes can also mean it’s possible to get a flea infestation in the winter as well.
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We provide a reliable hornet nest removal service throughout Harpenden to rid you of hornets for a fixed fee and with no hidden charges. Our prices start from just £40 for the treatment of one hornet nest and if you have additional nests that need treating, we will deal with those as well at a discounted cost.
If you have found a hornet nest in your loft, garden, outbuilding or anywhere that is causing you concern, get in touch to have it treated safely and efficiently. We are trained and experienced at treating hornet nests which allows us to eliminate them quickly and safely, attempting to remove a hornet nest yourself can be dangerous and will often anger the hornets in the nest, making the situation worse. You should always call a professional pest controller.
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We provide ladybird control throughout Harpenden to rid you of ladybird infestations. Most people probably never think of Ladybirds when considering what is a pest and certainly don’t expect them to be a problem, however recently they are becoming more and more of a nuisance. With the cold weather this winter a number of pests are likely to seek shelter in the warmth of peoples homes and if you have found yourself with lots of ladybirds in your home, it’s likely you have a Harlequin Ladybird infestation.
Treatment usually involves a combination of insecticidal spray or powder to likely entry points and infected areas. If preferred a non-toxic silicon based dust can be applied to these areas as well sealing any gaps where ever possible.
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We provide moth control throughout Harpenden to rid you of moth infestations. Moths are enticed into our homes by the bright light spilling out of cracks around windows and doors at night. Once in the home, moths will start to look for dark areas where they are able to lay their eggs without being disturbed. They like to find areas where clothes and textiles can be found, such as spare rooms, under beds, in wardrobes and other storage spaces.
Moths are a common pest which are well known for feeding on clothing and natural fibres, particularly enjoying dirty fabrics. If you have found moth infestation in your home, don’t delay and call us today to book an appointment.
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We provide a reliable wasp nest removal service throughout Harpenden to rid you of wasps for a fixed fee and with no hidden charges. Our prices start from just £40 for the removal of one nest and if you have additional nests that need treating, we will deal with those as well at discounted cost. We are trained and experienced at treating wasp nests which allows us to eliminate them quickly and safely, attempting to remove a wasp nest yourself can be dangerous and will often anger the wasps in the nest, making the situation worse. You should always call a professional pest controller.
We offer same-day and weekend appointments, there is no extra charge for weekend appointments.
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We provide Glis Glis control throughout Harpenden to rid you of Glis Glis infestations. If you are suffering from a Glis Glis problem in your property, call us now.
The Glis Glis is protected under Section 11 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 which places restrictions on who can trap them and how. N-PEST holds a license to trap the Glis Glis and keeps a record of the Glis Glis we capture and reports this back to the Wildlife licensing unit for their records.
This licence permits the trapping of Edible (or Fat) Dormice (Glis glis, also known as Myoxus glis) for the purposes of preserving public health and public safety, and to prevent serious damage to crops, fruit, growing timber and others forms of property. Edible Dormice captured alive cannot be released and must be humanely dispatched.
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We provide mice control throughout Harpenden to rid you of mice infestations. The most common type of mouse to cause problems in the home around the UK is the house mouse. The house mouse likes to live close to humans, rarely venturing outside into the wild in order to avoid wet and damp environments.
Because of this, mice will enter homes and outbuildings, especially during the colder and wetter months. Once they have entered a building they will begin to gnaw at packaging and start eating whatever food they can get hold of. Whilst exploring the home, mice can move across food preparation areas, tables, cooking areas and work tops. Whilst it might not be visible, this can cause areas to become contaminated with mouse hair and urine.
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We provide rat control throughout Harpenden to rid you of rat infestations. Rats, or at least the brown rat is very active in Hertfordshire and the rest of the UK in urban areas, somewhere it can thrive due to the amount of rubbish and discarded food. Rats are known to carry several diseases and can contaminate surfaces by leaving their urine and faeces around the home.
Once in the home, rats will find there way to any food that has been left laying around and start eating it. Rats will also often chew on electrical wiring, something that can present a fire hazard. They will also gnaw on wood. The brown rat is excellent at digging and will burrow extensively, they will often burrow beneath rubbish and vegetation.
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We provide Squirrel control throughout Harpenden to rid you of Squirrel infestations. The grey squirrel is considered a pest. If you have a squirrel in your garden or grounds they can be a real nuisance, eating shrubs and bulbs or stripping the bark from trees, stealing bird feed and eating bird eggs.
If you are unlucky enough to have a Squirrel in your loft or outbuilding, you will know they can be very noisy, make a lot of mess and cause all kinds of damage. When squirrels take refuge in your loft they can start chewing wood and shredding loft insulation. They also chew on items that have been placed in storage and they can present a fire risk when stripping the insulation from electrical wires.
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We provide fox control throughout Harpenden to rid you of your fox problems. We can provide fox deterrent as well as fox trapping to help keep your garden or place of work fox free. The red fox has always been associated with the countryside and can often be found in woodland or other areas, usually staying out of sight. Foxes can cause problems by entering peoples gardens at night, especially if you keep chickens or other small animals that might attract them.
In recent years there has been a rise in activity of urban foxes that look for food that has been discarded by humans and raid bins.
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We provide mink control throughout Harpenden to rid you of mink infestations. Mink have had a large impact on our water vole population, having quite literally decimated them. Currently there are wildlife conservation groups that monitor and trap the mink throughout Hertfordshire’s rivers in an attempt to reduce the numbers of voles that are lost.
Mink can become somewhat of a nuisance for people as well, especially those that keep fish, poultry and game for domestic or commercial purposes. Having a visit from a mink can be similar to having a visit from a fox in that it will kill more than what it needs to eat, killing in a frenzy. Common domestic pests such as birds, rabbits and guinea pigs can also be vulnerable.
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We provide reliable and traditional mole control throughout Harpenden to rid you of moles. We use traditional mole trapping methods to control moles as opposed to gassing them as it’s more humane to the mole and reliable.
Moles can quickly create long tunnels under the surface of the earth, the entrances to these tunnels can be identified by the mole hills that appear in garden lawns and flower beds. If you have a problem with moles in your garden or place of work, get in touch with us now to arrange an appointment.
On our initial visit we will survey the grounds and look for mole activity, once complete we will position traps as necessary. These traps will be checked on our second visit where any caught moles will be disposed of and if necessary the traps can be re-set if it seems likely there are more moles that still remain.
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We provide pigeon control throughout Harpenden to help rid you of pigeon problems. Pigeons can be a real nuisance around homes, in gardens and especially at commercial premises where they can flock in large numbers and leave guano (pigeon droppings). The best solution to dealing with a pigeon infestation is to prevent all access to areas where they can roost and there are a number of different methods and products that can be used to achieve this.
Products available including netting to act as a barrier to keep pigeons from landing on ledges etc, spikes to prevent pigeons landing on ledges, signs and other areas as well as waterproof gel which repels pigeons and stops them from landing.
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We provide rabbit control throughout Harpenden to rid you of rabbit infestations. Rabbits tend to eat almost any vegetation they can find, including grass, bulbs, bark, trees and also agricultural crops. It’s because of this that rabbits are predominantly an agricultural pest and rarely cause issues in domestic environments.
Rabbits breed rapidly and young female rabbits are capable of breeding from just 3-4 months and can produce litters of between 6-9 babies each time. If a rabbit infestation is not controlled, their numbers will likely increase drastically.
If you have a problem with rabbits and they are causing damage on your land, get in touch now for a free quotation. We offer one off pest control visits as well as pest maintenance plans to offer protection all year round.
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