Rat Control Hertfordshire

EPC Pest Control Services

We specialise in Rat Control in Hertfordshire, with over 30 years of experience in the industry we can quickly identify the problem and recommend the best treatment to remove the infestation and deter rats from returning in the future.

Rats scurrying across your floor can be a frightening prospect for both commercial and domestic properties. Unfortunately kitchens are an obvious target for rats who love their food. If you have a rat problem you will often find them under units or even resting in cupboards. Removing a rat problem should be a priority to ensure you prevent any potential food contamination and spread of harmful diseases.

Signs of rats being present in your property include scratching noises or rat droppings which look like large brown pellets. They will often leave damage where they have chewed through things, often food containers.

Rats must drink water daily unless their food source has a high moisture level, they are considered omnivorous eating 1 tenth of their body weight each day with their preferred food being cereals.

If you would like help with rats, contact us for a free, no obligation quotation.

Rat Control Hertfordshire

Rat Control Hertfordshire

Our Treatment Programme

The severity of the infestation will dictate the approach to removal so one of our technicians will assess the problem and talk through the recommended treatment. Careful planning and implementation will ensure the treatment is effective whilst safe for any other pets and young children. We use tamper resistant baits in the hotspots identified.

On completion of the treatment our technician will leave a report with you with details of the treatments and recommendations to help prevent further infestations.

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Facts About Rats

Rat Control Hertfordshire

The rat originated from Asia and China and was first recorded in Europe in the 18th century, referred to as Norway rats because they were though to have arrived from the East on Norwegian timber ships.

Rats have very strong teeth which never stop growing, they have to keep nibbling to wear them down which is why they cause so much destruction. They are also great swimmers and able to hold their breath for several minutes.

Rats begin breeding as soon as 5 weeks of age and continue until the age of 2. The females are fertile every 3 weeks with pregnancy lasting 3 weeks and a typical litter size ranging from 6 to 20 babies.

Problems caused by Rats

The most common problem caused by rats is destruction to property but they also spread disease, contaminating food and water. In search of food they will travel over work surfaces where it is prepared in search of crumbs and contaminate these areas which then have food prepared.

Rats can also bite and are especially a problem if there are babies or very young children around.

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Comments from our customers



Best pest control. Always there to re assure and utmost professionalism.

Used EPC for the first time when they came to deal with mice at 2am and since then I would not use anyone else. Clearly know what they are doing unlike many other companies in this field. Highly recommended.

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We had a mouse issue which we were trying to deal with using shop brought products..

The mice just kept eating it, we still had mice for a while until we called EPC, they carried out a treatment and blocked off all areas, great service, no more mice, I would highly recommend to my family and friends

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Wow is all I can say, we had Bed Bugs in our property for months, we had a couple of well known companies in to deal with the issue, which they could not do..

They used just chemicals, after talking to EPC about a heat treatment and the treatment involved we went to the extra expense of trying it, at last we can sleep Bed Bug free, it is a bit expensive, but well worth the money when you see what they do, thanks again guys.

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Emergency Pest Control

Pests very rarely choose a convenient time to appear which is why we provide an emergency service to be available to help when you need us.

Our friendly team of pest control technicians are on call throughout Hertfordshire for most of the day and available most weekends and bank holidays.

If you have a pest problem, contact us today on:
01438 387 036.

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