Pest Control in Balham
How do I get rid of pests in Balham?
PEST UK are a fully insured, independent pest control company and offer a prompt response within 24-hours. Our professionally trained and qualified technicians follow the BPCA Codes of Best Practice. We provide safe, legal and effective pest control services for homes and business premises.
The office in Balham is run by Thomas Hamm, one of our pest control technicians. The most common pest problems we deal with are ants, bees, bed bugs, fleas, rats, mice, squirrels, cockroaches, wasps & wasp nests, hornets, bird & pigeon proofing.
We have vast experience in controlling pests in a variety of commercial situations
- pubs, restaurants and hotels
- school, college and university buildings
- farms and stables
- housing estates and apartment buildings
We offer tailor-made pest control contracts for domestic and commercial premises. A contract provides the simplest way to proof against and deter pests. As a result you can avoid costly damage to your property and the spread of disease.
Balham is an area of South London in the borough of Wandsworth. People have lived in the area since Saxon times, appearing in the Domesday Book as Belgeham.
In 1940 Balham Underground station was damaged badly by air raids during World War II. A bomb fell in the High Road and through into the underground station below. Water and gas mains burst and 64 people were killed.
The town centre has a variety of bars and restaurants as well as shops including major chains. Local independent shops and coffee houses are also present. There are 2 car parks that serve the area.
Streatham and Clapham High School is an independent day school for girls aged 3 to 18. The school was founded in 1887 by the Girls Public Day School Company. They aimed to establish schools for girls of all classes, providing high standards of academic, moral and religious education.
Emanuel School is an independent, co-educational day school, founded in 1594 by Anne Sackville, Lady Dacre and Queen Elizabeth I and occupies a 12-acre site close to Clapham Junction.
Chestnut Grove Academy is a 11-19 mixed partial selective secondary school with academy status. It was created as Chestnut Grove School in September 1986 by its amalgamation of Henry Thornton Grammar School and Hydeburn School. 40% of pupils are selected based on aptitude in art & design and their general ability. It was the first Arts College in the UK.
Balham Station is an interchange between local rail and underground services. The station is in central Balham and on the Brighton Main Line. The original station was finished in 1856 and on the west side of Balham High road. The underground station opened in 1926 and is part of the Morden extension of City & South London Railway. Clapham South Underground station is also technically in Balham.
Some of the pests we deal with:
|Rats||You may see rats during daylight hours but they prefer to operate at night.|
|Ants||Worker ants will frequently enter dwellings foraging for food, particularly sweet substances.|
|Cockroaches||Cockroaches are mainly nocturnal so they are more likely to be seen at night.|
|Squirrels||The most common complaint about Squirrels is when they take residence in a loft space.|
|Mice||You may see, hear or smell a mouse problem or see other evidence such as burrowing in insulation or soil.|
|Wasps||Wasps are aggressive and will sting readily if they think the nest is in danger.|