DIY Garden Pest Products

DIY garden pest products can help to get rid of slugs and snails in your garden or business grounds. They are most useful when dealing with a light infestation.

Our range of Rentokil products includes tapes, pellets and traps to help control your slug problem.

Products are available from leading supermarkets, DIY and hardware stores or garden and trade centres nationwide.

See our range of DIY garden pest products below:

DO NOT apply any Rentokil DIY products to your pets. 

Slug and Snail Barrier Tape

This non-toxic adhesive copper barrier tape helps to protect plants from damage caused by slugs and snails.

Features & Benefits

  • Non-toxic adhesive tape
  • Stops snails and slugs in their tracks
  • Ideal for pots, tubs and troughs

How to use:

  • For best results apply the tape to a clean, dry surface.
  • Uncoil the required amount of tape to go around your pot or container.
  • Peel the adhesive side away slowly and simply stick the tape down on the surface.

Where to use:

This product is intended for garden use. Ideal for plant pots, tubs, vegetable troughs, seed trays and greenhouse tables.

Always read the label and product information before use.

Slug & Snail Trap

This is a discreet and easy to use, reusable trap to attract and eliminate slugs and snails in the garden.

Features & Benefits:

  • Attracts and kills slugs and snails
  • Poison free - safe for all gardens
  • Strong and discreet design
  • Easy to fill, refill, reuse and keep clean

How to use:

  • Dig a small hole in the garden area you wish to protect (big enough to house the base section)
  • Place the base of the trap in the ground and fill in soil around the edge, until flush with top
  • Take care not to let soil fall back into the base section
  • Place middle sieve section into base and fill the trap 3/4 full with liquid bait
  • Beer is an ideal bait, but an alternative is to fill the trap 3/4 with water and add 1/2 teaspoon of yeast and 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • Place the lid carefully onto the base section and press down gently to clip in place, making sure it is securely fastened
  • The trap is now ready - slugs & snails will be attracted to the bait, enter via the holes at the top, fall in and be trapped

Where to use:

The slug & snail trap is for garden use only. Locate the trap where the slug and snails are causing the most problems in your garden.

Always read the label and product information before use.

Slug & Snail Killer Pellets

These are loose pellets designed to eliminate slugs and snails in the garden.

Features & Benefits:

  • Kills slugs and snails
  • Suitable for organic gardening
  • Rainproof pellets

How to use:

  • Evenly scatter pellets on to moist, bare soil, around all edible and non-edible plants at 5g per sqm.
  • Scatter around plants so that individual pellets fall 6 - 7 cm apart.
  • When protecting edible crops take care to avoid pellets becoming trapped in the leaves.
  • Repeat treatment as necessary to maintain control, to a maximum of 6 treatments at 5g per sqm, per crop.

Always read the label and product information before use.

If you have any concerns about our DIY products

If you have concerns regarding one of our DIY products please email us at or call us on 0800 169 4105 and we will do our best to help you.

Safety Data Sheet information on our products can be found in the 'Why Rentokil' section of the website.

If you have an accident using our DIY products you can call our emergency number 01342 833022. Every Rentokil Pest Control DIY product has this number printed on the back of the packaging.

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