When is the right time to call a Rodent Exterminator?

When is the right time to call a Rodent Exterminator?

There is no one correct answer. This article is neither endorsing nor rejecting the necessity of hiring help when in need. I am simply here to provide information on my own solution and experience with animal control services in London, UK

First, what is Rodent Extermination?

Extermination usually refers to the act of removing by destruction or removal; driving away; forcing out; expulsion; extermination can also refer to eliminating unwanted pests like rodents (rats or mice) from your home.

Rodents are very common in households for both food purposes (think mouse traps) and their potential habitat (under floorboards etc.). Rodents are known carriers of viruses that may affect humans directly or indirectly through contact with rodent droppings. If you suffer from allergies, it is advisable to be proactive and look for the presence of rodents.

When is the right time to call a Rodent Exterminator?

Bon Accord Pest Control in London, When is the right time to call a Rodent Exterminator? 

Risks associated with rodent infestation: Head Lice, Salmonellosis, Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), Rat-Bite Fever, Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis (e.g., RMSF and SPRF), Typhus

Rodents can cause damage by chewing through electrical wiring – this is dangerous as it will increase your risk of fire in addition to losing all electricity until such time as you get a professional electrician in to fix the problem; rodents also chew through plastic water piping.

They also pose a risk to your health by contaminating foodstuffs with their waste and saliva and/or urine which in turn may cause an array of different illnesses, including: Leptospirosis, Rat-Bite Fever, Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), Salmonellosis, Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis (e.g., RMSF and SPRF), Lymphocytic Chorio-meningitis (LCM)

Extermination is NOT just about trapping or poisoning – it is about making sure you are free of critters for good! This means the problem will need to be assessed thoroughly.

If you suspect there might be unwanted visitors in your home which you have not seen, or if you have actually spotted a rodent in your home, then the best thing to do is schedule a visit from a professional pest control company.

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Karin HarndenKarin Harnden
17:14 05 May 24
We thought we had bedbugs but could find no evidence apart from what we thought were bites. I called Bon Accord and Gabriel was there within a couple of hours. He told us we had carpet beetle. Finding the evidence and showing us photos of the skin reaction which was exactly what we had. He advised and returned at a time to suit us to spray which was done thoroughly and efficiently. No sign of the little critters returning. Thank you Gabriel.
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19:11 03 Apr 24
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23:29 02 Apr 24
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21:53 02 Apr 24
Gabriel was absolutely wonderful, a real life saver when I found a mouse by my bed at 10pm. He came in less than an hour and was able to catch the mouse and put my mind at rest so I could go to sleep! Highly recommend, fab service and lovely people.
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10:54 24 Feb 24
Gabriel turned up with an hours notice one evening and immediately identified the issued. He works efficiently and professionally throughout with timely follow-ups to ensure the problem was resolved. Once completed he was kind enough to continue to check in to see that the issue had gone. Having had Rentokil previously that spent two years doing very little this was a complete breathe of fresh air and solved the problem in less than two weeks. We are grateful and would highly recommend his services.
Nesma TalaatNesma Talaat
20:26 20 Feb 24
We were lucky to have found Bon Accord, they responded very fast to our request and Gabriel was very helpful and informative. He made several visits and did his absolute best until the mice problem we had was gone. Highly recommended.

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