Rats and mice are common pests for both commercial and domestic properties and can cause a significant amount of damage with their constant gnawing. They will damage woodwork, plastic, lead pipes and will even strip insulation from electrical cables, which can create a serious fire risk. Rodents are capable of spreading a number of diseases,…

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Pest control in restaurants

Food businesses such as restaurants, have a legal duty to keep their premises free from pests and take proactive steps to prevent pest problems. Rodents, insects and birds are commonly considered food pests and can cause serious problems for restaurants and other commercial kitchens, principally because they carry bacteria and can contaminate food, causing a…

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Rats can cause substantial damage to your business, including physical damage to your premises and reputational damage.  Any business can have a problem with rats, but with the correct pest control and prevention procedure in place, an infestation can be stopped in its tracks and eradicated for good. Our pest control technicians are highly experienced…

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Is your business plagued by nuisance birds? Are seagulls intimidating your customers? Are pigeons damaging your business premises? Is bird debris and fouling causing a health risk to your staff and customers? Business owners can suffer from any number of problems caused by birds. A bird problem, whether caused by pigeons or seagulls, can damage…

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If you’re a landlord with rental properties, a hotel manager, or you manage housing association properties, hostels or sheltered accommodation schemes, your property could be at risk from bedbugs. Bedbugs are an interior pest, which means they are active all year round. Often, they seem to become more prevalent in the summer months, but this…

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Pests can damage your business premises and reputation, so plan for the year ahead with our Pest Calendar. It highlights which pests you should be watching out for and what times of year they are likely to cause a problem. Download our Pest Calendar here

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We’re recruiting! If you’re interested in a career in pest control, or are looking for a new challenge, please get in touch. We are currently looking for a Full Time Trainee Pest Control Technician to join our friendly team. More details of the role can be found here.

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We’re thrilled to announce we’re supporting Barn Owl conservation through Kent Wildlife Trust’s ‘Adopt a Species’ campaign. ‘Adopt a Species’ was launched by Kent Wildlife Trust before Christmas, to raise vital funds to help with the conservation of Highland Cattle, Grey Seals and Barn Owls. With a deep-rooted commitment to providing environmentally-responsible pest control services,…

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Monitor Pest Control offers a specialist pest control and prevention service to protect your business or organisation from a wide range of birds, inlcuding gulls and pigeons. If birds are affecting your business premises, call us about our bird control and prevention services and take a look at our latest e-shot for our Top 10 Tips on Bird Control. 

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Monitor’s Operations Director and BPCA President Paul Rodman, was recently invited to review developments in the pest control industry in 2016.  The resulting opinion piece (which you can view here) discussed many of the initiatives launched and supported by our professional body throughout the year, including: The introduction of British Standard EN16636 for the auditing of…

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