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COVID Lockdown – Pest Service Update
Further to the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday 4/1/2021, we can reassure you that Monitor Pest Control is here to help throughout this lockdown. If your business or organisation is suffering from a pest infestation, our professional technicians are still here to help by providing contact-free pest control support during...
How to Manage your Post-Lockdown Pest Problem
With the coronavirus pandemic causing many industries to grind to a halt, empty restaurants, bars, and offices have become a common sight across UK high streets. Businesses which have been forced to temporarily close during the lockdown may find themselves afflicted with some form of pest infestation when the time...
How Should I Choose a Bird Control Company for My Business?
Pigeons, seagulls, and other birds do more than just damage your premises. They can also become a health and safety hazard, spreading disease-causing bacteria like E. Coli and Salmonella through their guano (bird mess). What’s more, there is a risk of secondary pest infestations from birds, leading to  issues with other...
COVID-19 Update
Please see the below statement regarding COVID-19 and an update of our business operations. The team at Monitor Pest Control will continue to serve your full range of pest control requirements as an essential public health service during the coronavirus outbreak. Since the initial Covid 19 restrictions we have regularly assessed...
How To Get Rid of Silverfish
Insect feeding on paper - silverfish. Pest books and newspapers. Silverfish (Lepisma saccharina) are cigar-shaped, silver/grey, wingless insects, usually measuring just over a cm in length. They are one of the oldest insects in the world and have inhabited the planet for over 400 million years. Their lifespan is on...
Christmas Opening Hours
With Christmas nearly upon us, we thought we would take the opportunity to thank you our customers for your help and support in 2019. We very much enjoy working with you, and hope that we will continue to do so for many years to come. From all at Monitor, we would like to wish...
Common summer pests and how to keep them at bay
Although summer may be on it’s way out, we are still experiencing a large number of enquiries about summer pests. You may still notice an increase in the number of insects flying and crawling about your business premises, home and grounds. Whether they’re invading your outside seating areas, making a...
Business Growth Drives Eco-Friendly Fleet Expansion
Following significant recent business growth, we are delighted to announce the introduction of 15 new eco-friendly Peugeot Partner Professional vans to our fleet.  With a growing customer base encompassing London, Kent, Sussex and Essex, our decision to renew and expand our fleet was driven by the recent implementation of London’s...
15 Fascinating Facts on Cockroaches
Find out everything you’ve ever wanted to know about cockroaches...  The idea of cockroaches may make your skin crawl, but there’s no denying that there’s something fascinating about these resilient insects that never fails to pique interest. If you follow Monitor Pest Control on Facebook or Twitter, you may be familiar with our #FunFactFriday posts,...
How to Choose a Pest Control Company for Your Business
Whether you have discovered pests on your premises, or are looking to safeguard against pests, choosing a professional pest control company to protect your business from pests is an important decision. Without a pest prevention plan in place, rats, mice, cockroaches, bedbugs and other common pests can infiltrate your business,...
Is it a rat or a mouse?
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...
Restaurant Pest Control
Elegant restaurant interior 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...