How much is pest infestation costing your company?

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If your business premises are currently pest free – congratulations!

But while you may not have a pest control issue at the moment, how long will that last? Fact is, pests have easy access to office buildings and warehouses through ceilings, internal ducts and false floors. Rats and mice can get in through the smallest of gaps, often entering premises undetected. And once they’re in, they gnaw through electrical wires and cabling, causing a huge amount of damage.

Pests like these aren’t going to go away, either. Quite the opposite, as female rats and mice are able to conceive soon after their first litter is born and can give birth every 28 days. Start with a pair of mice and you’ll have 130 more within a year!

That’s not the only number you need to worry about. According to 2015 research carried out by the Centre for Economics and Business Research for an international pest control company, pest infestation takes a heavy financial toll on UK businesses. The survey found that there was a nearly £573 million annual increase in operating costs and a £1.2 billion annual decrease in revenue due to problems of pest infestation.

And a high percentage of businesses are affected. The ‘Business Impact of Pests’ report found that almost 92% of businesses had reported at least one incident of pest infestation in a five-year period, while on average businesses had to deal with three pest infestations over five years.

With such alarming figures, it pays to be reactive and have a contract in place with a pest control company like ours. We understand pest behaviour, which means we can eradicate pest infestation fast and effectively. Every building infrastructure and every type of pest is different so our experts make regular site visits to build up an understanding of the problem and offer a tailored solution. We can also advise companies on best practice to minimise further pest infestation in the future.

Still not convinced you need us? It’s not just the financial cost of pest infestation you need to think about. Your employees won’t be happy working in an environment they imagine is dirty or unsafe – if the problem persists you could find that while rats and mice are entering your premises, some staff are deciding to leave. Your reputation could be a casualty, too. In today’s world of social media, the last thing you want to see is news of your pest infestation all over Twitter or Facebook.

Contact Area Pest Control today for advice, service and a solution to your pest problem.

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Why Area Pest Control?

As a pest control service provider, we offer bespoke, planned and contracted pest control solutions.

Efficient and effective pest control service with a fast and reliable response from trained specialists.

Trained Specialists

All our pest controllers are BPCA certified and trained to resolve your pest issues safely, quickly and discreetly.


Fast & Efficient

Choose us for a professional, courteous and efficient service and to provide you with advice on prevention and control of pests.

Effective Solutions

Innovative and bespoke solutions that resolve your pest problems quickly and effectively.


Customer Satisfaction

We aim to ensure that every one of our customers is totally happy with the service received. 

We are proud of our Awards & Accreditations


We offer rapid & effective pest control,
you won’t need to call us back.


How quickly will you respond to my problem and how soon can it be treated?

It is our priority to take emergency pest control calls as they come in. We endeavour to speak to you and reply to emails on the same day during our working hours.

Treatment response times can vary depending on the pest, this can often be the same day, whatever the pest problem we are here and ready to help. Call us now.

What does a visit to my premises involve?

Our pest control technician will first survey your premises in an attempt to ascertain pest entry points and the best location to start the treatment,

they will talk you through the process answering any questions you may have.

On completion of the visit, the technician will advise you on preventative measures and recommend proofing works to help prevent a recurrence where possible.

What pests do you treat?

We treat a wide variety of pests from rodents to insects to birds, the more common pests we incur daily are Rats, Mice, Pigeons, Bed bugs and Cockroaches.

Seasonal pests include Squirrels, Glis glis (Edible dormouse) Starlings, Wasps, Cluster Flies, Moths, Spiders, Carpet beetle, Ants and Fleas, this is not an exhaustive list so please call to discuss any pest concerns you have.

We also have a specialist pest control team for removing pests from under solar panels and prevent them from re-entering.

This includes removing Birds, Pigeons, Jackdaws and Squirrels that are nesting under solar panels.

How much are your services?

 The costs vary from pest to pest and location, to give some examples:

Wasp treatments from *£49.99

Rat and Mouse treatments from *£50.00

Ant treatment from *£60.00

For more information on our service and costs call now. 

*All prices are per visit and plus VAT

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