Sometimes unwanted visitors like ants, mice or rats come to call. You are responsible for dealing with them unless they are in a shared communal area in a sheltered scheme or block of flats or coming from an empty property owned by us. You can buy products to deal with most pests from hardware stores but if a problem continues you may need to contact a qualified pest control company. Please try to use humane, non-lethal techniques.
Bees and wasps
Please remember that bees are not classed as a pest. In fact they help pollinate crops and we should be helping them to survive.
If you can leave a bee or wasp nest then please do so but if it does need to be dealt with then this must be done by a professional pest controller.
The British Beekeepers Association have lots of useful hints and tips here.
Rats and mice
Some simple deterrents can help prevent the problem:
If you need further advice just contact us, we’ll be happy to help.
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