Preston Pest Control
Wasps’ Nests Eliminated £39.50
Bed Bugs, Fleas, Ants, Bees
Preston Pest Control are a regional Pest Control supplier covering Preston and surrounding areas, including Leyland, Walton le Dale and Bamber Bridge. No matter what infestation concerns you whether it be bed bugs, a wasps’ nest, rats or mice, pet got the fleas or virtually any type of pests we can deal with the problem for you, rapidly, cautiously and at a fee which is not going to hurt your wallet.
We have a set price of £39.50 for dealing with wasps’ nests and that includes weekends. At the time of writing Preston City Council do not offer a service to deal with wasps’ nests, information taken from Preston City Council website on 25 Feb 2016.
Seasonal Update As Of 25th April 2017.
Preston Pest Control operate seven days per week including bank holidays but please use our postcode checker on
the right as we do not cover all PR postcodes.
We now have got the Tree Bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum) in the Preston area. Though we try not to destroy bees, this type is unsafe when nesting low down in a garden or on the structure of your building. We do not generally like to eliminate bees but this bee is risky when nested in the area of people, in particular little children and pets. Its characteristic markings, black body, the orange thorax and white backside, make it easy to recognize and we suggest calling a pest controller straightaway you suspect you may possibly have a nest. In the interim keep well away as this bee can and will sting. If you are unsure about identification then please click on our wasps and bees site.
If you are calling regarding a wasps’ nest in spring between April – July please visit our Seasonal Chart Page to ensure that you actually do have a wasps’ nest, not harmless solitary bees. This may save you a callout charge.
We do all we can to support bees whenever possible and we our selves now keep a hive of honeybees and are now able to supply small amounts of local honey. Please check out our Harrier Honey page for complete details.
A extensive list of the most common infestations we cope with may be found by using the navigation at the top and right side of this page. Please do not hesitate to give us a call to talk over your issue, we do business from 9.00am to 8.00pm from April to November. Please do not call us outside of these hours, there will be no one to answer you.
Many unwanted pests are mis-identified by customers, if you have got any doubt with regards to the bug you are seeing, take a quality digital picture of it and email it to us. We will determine its identification it for you free of charge. Please be sure to put your telephone number in the email so we can contact you right away to go over your choices.
The menus of the numerous infestations will all show you photos but please do not hesitate to phone us if you are undecided, we do not charge for telephone information.
Please help save yourself the price of a telephone call and check that we deal with your area before ringing us. You can do this with the help of the postcode checker at the top right hand corner of this webpage. For wasps’ nests Preston Pest Control have got a set rate of £39.50, for all other infestations please telephone for a quotation.
Preston Pest Control make use of only pesticides authorized under current guidelines and will always apply the most reliable services and products available, related to the task.
We will always advise on how to keep youngsters, house animals and employees safe. All works will be conducted in accordance with the Health & Safety Act 1974, the COSHH Regulations 1988, the Food & Environmental Act 1985 and Control of Pesticides 1986.
Our founder is the local pest control specialist for Radio Lancashire, hear him talking about bed bugs and other pests on a recent transmission by clicking on the link in the right sidebar.
Most common unwanted pests
Our fee for handling wasps’ nests is set at £39.50 and we will definitely not ask you for extra unless access equipment such as scaffolding or a cherry-picker is needed to gain access to the nest. Please note that working at height legislation is very rigorous these days so please tell us if the nest is any higher than the gutters of a standard household building.
The only exception is in the case of a late season wasps’ nest, where an additional treatment to your attic may be needed.
Also, and more importantly do NOT attempt to close or block the nest entrance with mastic or mortar etc., you’ll drive the wasps into the house and when we arrive we need the entrance to be open so as to perform the treatment.
If you call us out to a nest where you have sealed the entrance we will charge you extra for the additional time it takes us to deal with the nest. On occasions when an entrance has been sealed or where you have attempted to deal with the nest yourself we reserve the right to charge you a call out fee without carrying out the treatment or to attempt the work with no guarantee given.
On nearly all occasions we will not even need to have to employ ladders as we use very long extension lances which are less dangerous for our technicians, your self and your property.
You will be provided the earliest possible appointment, commonly same-day and our operative will eliminate the wasps’ nest by injecting a small amount of insecticide into the gap where the wasps are coming and going. The wasps will transport this wasp killer powder into the nest on their bodies and the entire nest will be spent inside of the hour.
Provided that we can access where the nest is without going through the home then you can prepay using the internet and we’ll deal with it whilst you are out. Our specialist wasp control website offers a PayPal button for you to use. We will then destroy the nest while you are out, but remember to phone us to inform us that you have paid online and leave unlocked any gates we will need to go through.
If you are aware of any problems which you are aware about which might affect the treatment such as the existence of bats then remember to inform us of that over the phone.
The prevalent pest of the moment is bed bugs, they are a world-wide epidemic and extremely easily transported to your property.
Countless people mix up bed bugs with dust mites. Contrary To dust mites which are relatively safe, bed bugs are not present in almost every bed but only in the beds of those unlucky enough to become infested.
Bed bugs are easily spotted and look like an apple pip, especially when completely developed and recently fed. They are not indications of poor hygiene, all they require is a blood meal every week or so – your blood!
Getting bed bugs is really easy, you do not even need to stay in an infested hotel, you can get them on tubes and buses even.
Once established in your property they will speedily disperse to any linked property and in a serious infestation it is quite possible to experience upwards of five-hundred bites a night.
Bed bugs are not a pest which can be taken on by an inexperienced, you will need to have expert support or you are likely to make matters a lot worse. If you even think that you might have bed bugs then speak to Preston Pest Control.
Well before you consider any actions at all, certainly do not purchase a brand-new bed or bedding as it will be infested by bed bugs on the first night.
Indoor ants are a leading pest of the spring and summer months. Many people will appreciate the terror of flying ants emerging into their households and dread the summer time for this reason.
However, we are nowadays so much better equipped to take care of ants than we were even a few of years ago. We can now with confidence offer a three year guarantee on ant work in almost all cases.
The process is very straightforward, leaves no mess and is safe for everybody involved.
Don’t spend money on ant powders and ant gels when we can fix your indoors ant infestation at a reasonable price and offer you a renewable 3 year guarantee in the bargain.
Cat Fleas and Dog Fleas are proving to be more troublesome in the Preston Pest Control region and we are getting an increasing number of requests from people who continuously treat their cats and dogs and nevertheless are still suffering flea infestations in their houses.
This may perhaps be that populations of cat fleas and dog fleas are growing to be resistant to the active ingredients in the flea treatments sold to the public.
The growth of these fleas is also caused by the increase in the presence of city foxes in many areas.
It is vital to address a cat flea or a dog flea problem as they can lead to serious problems, particularly for youngsters as they can carry and pass on tapeworms.