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We guarantee safe elimination and will also advise on continuous and very economical methods to prevent further infestations. In many cases we offer yearly contracts to ensure that once eliminated, you can have peace of mind that an unobtrusive and economical programme is in place that aims to maintain a vermin free property.
Due to their alarming breeding capability, we recommend you get in touch as soon as you suspect you may have a rat problem.
Classed as the most feared of pests (with fleas, wasps, spiders and snakes a close second), rodents (rats and mice) carry an alarming number of diseases such as tuberculosis, salmonella, gastro-enteritis and numerous others, all of which have serious health implications. Their droppings and fur will also contaminate food preparation surfaces and foodstuffs. Rats are incontinent and consequently foul wherever they travel.
The most common rat in the UK is the brown rat which can measure up to 51 cms (20 inches) from nose to tail.
Breeding very quickly (one female rat can produce 170 offspring every year), rats gnaw constantly because their teeth continuously grow. They are capable of serious damage to electrical wiring, pipework, wood and plastic and have caused fires and expensive repair bills.
There are many clues, including:
Simple. Contact Helliar Pest Control today for a FREE no obligation quote. With many years of experience, we know how it feels when you discover you've got pest problems, so we'll be more than happy to come and see what the best solution is.
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