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Pest control in East Dorset

We operate a service for the treatment of rats, mice, and wasps in domestic premises. See table below for fees and advice sheets.

Rats and mice can also be treated in commercial premises where there is no food manufactured or food retail.

Report a pest or rodent problem

You can report a pest or rodent problem using our short online form. We will then contact you to advise and confirm any charge.

Our fees

Pest control charges
 Type of pest Fee
Wasps £54.50 - single nest
(additional nest £15.00 on same visit) 
Rats/mice - domestic £40 (up to 3 visits) 
Rats/mice - commercial £55 per half hour (to enquire about annual Pest Control contract please call 01202 228770)

What we don't provide treatment for

We do not treat for any other pests including:

  • bed bugs
  • fleas
  • carpet moths
  • ants
  • clusterflies
  • bees
  • other insects
  • badgers
  • bats
  • moles
  • squirrels
  • rabbits
  • foxes
  • birds

How to prevent rats and mice

These are some ways you can try to prevent rats and mice:

  • try to eliminate any sources of food, water and shelter e.g. open storage of food, bird food or pet food. If you like to feed the birds try using a rat proof table or container
  • check to ensure rats and mice cannot enter your property, e.g. through gaps under doors or around pipes
  • compost bins should be fully enclosed and fitted with 6mm galvanised wire mesh to the base before placing it on the ground. This will prevent rats and mice tunnelling into your bin. Use your compost bin only for vegetable matter
  • ensure your dustbin has a properly fitting lid and that all refuse is properly disposed of

Brown Tail Moth

Please see our advice on Brown Tail Moth infestations.

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