Services

At B&R Pest Control we provide a full range of pest removal services including the following common species:

 
   

Rats

The most common rat species in England is the Brown Rat (rattus norvegicus).

Size: 19-28cm (head & body length), tail approx. 60% of body length.

Weight: 100-500g.

Markings: Grey/Brown or Black fur, slightly lighter undersides.

Location: Anywhere that humans are and more.

Signs: Live sightings, scuffling noises, droppings, dropped nesting materials, smell, gnawed items.

 
           
   

House Mouse (Mus domesticus)


Size: 7-9cm (head & body length), tail approx. 80% of body length.

Weight: 10-25g.

Markings: Grey/Brown fur, slightly lighter undersides.

Location: Anywhere that humans are and more.

Signs: Live sightings, scuffling noises, droppings, dropped nesting materials, smell, gnawed items.

   
           
   

Wasps (common - Vespula vulgaris, Vespula germanica)


Size: 10-20mm (head to addomen tip)

Wingspan: 25-40mm

Markings: Adult wasps have characteristic yellow & black bands on abdomen, with a distinct waist between thorax & abdomen.

Location: Nests found in trees, loft spaces, cavities & voids. Adult wasps found near food, sweet drinks, bins, skips etc.

Signs: Visual sightings & stings.

 
         
   

Cockroaches


The most common type of Cockroach in the UK is the German Cockroach (Blattella germanica).

Size: 11-16mm (overall body length)

Markings: Light Beige with two dark stripes on the pronotum behind the head.

Location: Usually close to food & water.

Signs: Visual sightings of adults & nymphs, odour, faecal spotting, egg cases.

 
         
   

Fleas

Size: 11-16mm (overall body length)

Markings: Adult fleas are dark mahogany in colour, larval stages are white/straw coloured, small & hairy.

Location: Carpeting, bedding, under furniture, anywhere pets frequent, roof spaces (birds nests).

Signs: Visual sightings of adults, bites - most often on the lower leg.

 
         
   

Grey Squirrels

Size: approx 25cm (head & body length), tail approx. 90% of body length.

Weight: approx 500g.

Markings: Grey with a whiter belly, grey turns browner in summer.

Location: Widespread throughout Britain.

Signs: Live sightings, droppings, bark stripping, kibbled cones/nuts, scattered food remains, footprints in soft mud or snow.

 
         
   

Bed Bugs

Size: 4-7mm (overall body length)

Markings: Light beige, but dark mahogany once fed.

Location: Furniture, beds, headboards etc.

Signs: Visual sightings of adults, bites - most often on the neck & waist.

 
         
     

Bird Proofing

We also carry out bird proofing works - please call for details.

 
           
           
           
 
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