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Pest Control in Stafford

We understand that discovering pests in your home or business is distressing.

Our expert Stafford pest control team of technicians, surveyors, field biologists and bird specialists work throughout the area, ready to provide the most effective solutions to your pest problem - we offer:

  • Free Survey - highlighting the extent of an infestation & potential access points
  • Fast Effective Treatments - targeted & appropriate for your situation
  • Proofing & Advice - helping to prevent further infestations
  • British Pest Control Association - (BPCA) certified technicians

Our team have a wealth of knowledge and experience in providing the most effective solution to your pest problem.

Areas covered by our Stafford Pest Control Team

Our Stafford branch of Rentokil Pest Control covers:
  • Stafford
  • Cannock
  • Uttoxeter
  • Burton upon Trent
  • Penkridge
  • Eccleshall
  • Hixon
  • Brocton
  • Derrington
  • Salt
  • Hopton
  • Rowley Park
  • Castletown
  • Forebridge
  • Burleyfields

Stafford Pest Control Services

Our pest control team are BPCA certified and know the most effective ways to eliminate pests in your property. 

They deal with pests quickly, professionally and with discretion, offering advice to help ensure your pest issue does not return. Our pest control services include:

Rats & Mice - scavenge anywhere - our treatments & preventative solutions effectively tackle rodents inside your premises & externally.

Cockroaches - pose a health risk spreading diseases like Salmonella & Gastro-enteritis. We establish the exact species, find all their hiding spots, eliminating them safely & effectively.

Bed Bugs - spread quickly -  our detailed inspections identify the scale of the problem & targeted treatments like our innovative, 'chemical-free' heat treatment effectively eliminate bed bugs.

Clothes Moths - larvae damage natural fibres in carpets, clothes, fabrics etc... putting delicate items at risk. Our team use the most appropriate & effective methods to eliminate clothes moths.

Flies - are a health risk, spreading diseases like Salmonella & E. coli. We effectively eliminate flies & treat breeding sites, which could lead to re-infestation.

Ants - if inside or around the exterior of your premises, our targeted sprays, selective baiting or drill & dust treatment (for internal voids) will eliminate your ant problem.

Wasps - our wasp nest treatments are targeted, ensuring effective control of the nest, based on its location. Our local team offer you expert advice to help prevent future wasp problems.

Nuisance Birds – our avian specialists are experienced in dealing with pest birds like urban gulls & feral pigeons, using discreet, cost-effective deterrents, hawking & bird proofing that won’t harm the birds or disrupt your business.

Pest Control expertise throughout Stafford

The name Stafford means 'ford' by a 'staithe' (landing place). The first settlement was on a sand and gravel peninsula, providing a strategic crossing point in the marshy valley of the River Sow, a tributary of the River Trent. There is still a large area of marshland to the northwest of the town.

Stafford Castle was built by the Normans on the nearby hilltop to the west in about 1090, and forms a distinct landmark for drivers, being highly visible from the M6 motorway. Stafford has retained a unique identity with a mixture of modern and old architecture throughout the town, which draws a steady flow of tourists. The Elizabethan Ancient High House in the town centre is the largest timber-framed town house in England. The oldest building in Stafford is St Chad's Church, dating back into the 12th century. Carvings in the church's archways and pillars were made by a group of stonemasons from the Middle East who came to England during the Crusades.

The town is also home to the computer science and IT campus of Staffordshire University. The Beaconside campus houses the Faculty of Computing Engineering and Technology and part of the Business School. Nightlife consists of bar and club venues such as Casa, the Grapes, the Picture House and nightclub Couture/Noir et Blanc, most of which are in walking distance of each other. There is a big student patronage, with coaches bringing students from Stoke-on-Trent, Cannock and Wolverhampton.

All these students, tourists and locals are sustained by an array of cafes, bars, pubs, takeaways and restaurants. Scavenging rats and mice can flourish in such areas, eating everything from rubbish in bins to discarded left-overs. Scavenging pigeons and gulls will also take food scraps from restaurants, cafes, bars, takeaways and unsecured bin bags. Our local avian specialists offer effective deterrents for nuisance birds, such as netting, bird proofing and hawking - using birds of prey as natural deterrents to keep your premises free from gulls and feral pigeons.

Victoria Park (a Green Flag award winning urban park) on the banks of River Sow is in the heart of Stafford Town Centre and Wildwood park with its stunning canal side location is at the southern end of Stafford, offering locals and visitors pleasant, green open spaces within the town.
Rodents however can use green corridors along rivers, and open spaces such as parks and gardens as safe harbourages to nest. Rats will then forage in sheds, basements, garages and gardens for food scraps, spilt litter, unsecured bin bags and any other potential food sources.

Urban rodents in Stafford

Rats and mice are opportunistic scavengers surviving in urban areas from Hixon to Burleyfields, that can offer them easy food and shelter. 

Rodents eat anything from contents of refuse and compost bins, discarded left-overs to fruits and seeds in gardens and parks as well as food in our homes if they get in. 

If you’ve seen signs of rats or mice the safest and most effective way to get rid of rodents is by professional, targeted treatments.

British Pest Control Association Certified

Our professional pest control team are qualified to British Pest Control Association level 2 and above and have the knowledge, expertise and resources to deal with any pest issues. 

Local technicians, field biologists and specialist bird control technicians are on hand from Brocton to Cannock, Forebridge and beyond to respond quickly to help keep your home or business free from pests.

Pest Control Costs

We understand that a pest problem in your property is very distressing and every pest infestation is different. 

To enable us to provide an accurate price, our qualified pest control surveyors will contact you to discuss your pest infestation, and if necessary visit your premises to fully understand the extent of the infestation.

They can then recommend the most appropriate and effective treatment to solve your pest problem. Our professional pest control survey and quote are free of charge.

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