Rats and Mice

Fees and charges for 2016/17 can be viewed using the following link:

Pest Control Charges - 2016/17

Pre-Treatment

  • No specific advice.
  • If outdoors, keep doors closed and remove any foodstuffs i.e. food for birds etc.
  • If indoors can use traps with chocolate bait as interim measure.
  • Remove any other poison before officer visits.

Treatment

  • Tamper proof bait boxes.
  • Hidden bait trays.
  • Traps

Post Treatment

  • Re-visits to check bait boxes.

Prevention

  • Do not leave any excess food waste outside overnight.
  • Place all household rubbish in the dustbin and keep the lid shut.
  • Do not leave areas of the garden piled up with rubbish or overgrown.
  • Block up any holes used for services that may allow access into your property.
  • Ensure that rats cannot escape through old drainage connections e.g. disused toilets.
  • Do not throw food for birds onto the ground.
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