Pest UK High Wycombe - PEST UK

Providing pest control services in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, London, Middlesex, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Midlands, West Sussex, Wiltshire. Est. 1985.

Pest UK High Wycombe 01494 809 500

To get rid of pests from your home or business premises in High Wycombe call PEST UK High Wycombe 01494 809 500

About Pest UK

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. 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
  • offices
  • factories
  • housing estates and apartment buildings
  • shops
Our tailor-made pest control contracts are the simplest way to proof against and deter pests in domestic and commercial premises. As a result you can avoid costly damage to your property and the spread of disease.
PEST UK High Wycombe

Roundwood House
134-136 Lane End Road

High Wycombe
HP12 4HX

01494 809 500

Pest problems we deal with

Mice and rats are prolific breeders year-round. The seek food and shelter in homes, restaurants, shops and offices, getting inside via the tiniest cracks or holes. Drains provide a perfect living environment for rats and they climb up through the pipes to enter a building.

Flies and cockroaches enter homes and business premises during the spring and summer in search of food. They are prolific breeders so an invasion of a couple of these pests soon becomes a huge infestation.

Bed bugs are very difficult to get rid of. People bring them into homes, offices and public places on their clothes or in their luggage. They can also be hidden in furnishings and clothing imported from abroad.

Fleas are brought inside by cats and dogs, and occasionally by humans on their clothes. They live in carpets and only move from the carpet to feed on animals or humans, leaving an itchy bite.

The larvae of clothes moths and carpet moths are massively destructive. A female moth lays up to 50 eggs which become larvae after a few days. They feed on wool and silk carpets, curtains, rugs and clothes. They are a problem year-round as centrally heated homes keep them active during the winter.

Birds such as gulls, pigeons and house martins roost and nest on buildings. They cause damage to roofs, solar panels and air conditioning units. Nesting materials block guttering and chimneys. They produce large amounts of droppings that smell unpleasant and are unsightly, carry diseases and corrode metals, stone and brick.

Solar panel proofing is a long-term solution to prevent pigeons roosting and nesting under the panels, preventing them causing damage that reduces their effectiveness.

Rodent proofing prevents rats, mice, squirrels, glis glis accessing a building. Ultimately it saves costs by stopping repeated call outs to pest control technicians to get rid of infestations.

Squirrels and glis glis find their way into loft spaces and cause lots of noise and damage by tearing up insulation and gnawing timber, pipes and wiring.

Wasps and honey bees often nest in chimneys, roof spaces and other cavities within buildings. Colonies can consist of thousands which are very noisy and if they’re disturbed they will sting.

Ants usually live in nests in the ground. They only invade properties in search of food, but they mostly travel in large numbers. Prevention is the best cure but because they can access a property via a tiny crack it is difficult to find how they’ve gained access.

Foxes are noisy and scream loudly at night, mark their territory with unpleasant scents and droppings, attack pets, dig up gardens and scavenge in bins. They carry disease such as mange which can be picked up by dogs and toxoplasmosis that causes blindness in children.

Ladybirds collect in huge numbers in the autumn to hibernate. They are a nuisance as there are so many of them and they secrete a yellow chemical which can stain walls, furniture and window frames

Rabbits cause damage to lawns and plants. It is a legal obligation that every occupier of land takes responsibility to prevent rabbits from causing damage.

Molehills usually appear in early winter and spring. This is when moles dig temporary shallow tunnels just below the surface of lawns and flowerbeds whilst searching for earthworms. They push up displaced soil in vertical tunnels which form the molehills.

About High Wycombe

High Wycombe is a large town in Buckinghamshire (South Bucks). This town was formerly called Chepping Wycombe or Chipping Wycombe until 1946. In the 2001 census the town had a population of 92300. High Wycombe is an Industrial and market town. A market has been held in the town since the Middle Ages. High Wycombe was a mill town in Medieval and Tudor times manufacturing lace and linen. There was a paper industry present in the 17th and 18th century in High Wycombe. The River Wye is rich in chalk which made it ideal for paper bleaching. The most famous industry was the manufacturing of furniture.
In the 1920’s many of the towns slums were cleared. Some areas (Newlands was one) were considered unfit for human habitation with sewage running down the streets. From 1940 to 1968 High Wycombe was the centre for the RAF Bomber Command and from 1942 to 1945 the U.S. Army Air force 8th Bomber Command was based at a former Girl’s School. In the 1960’s the town centre was re developed.
High Wycombe comprises of a number of suburbs: Booker, Bowerdean, Castlefield, Cressex, Daws Hill, Green Street, Holmers Farm, Micklefield, Sands, Terriers, Totteridge and Wycombe Marsh as well as some nearby villages:Downley, Hazelmere and Tyler’s Green.
Although situated in one of the most affluent parts of the country, High Wycombe contains some considerably deprived areas. In 2007, a survey ranked the Wycombe district as the 4th dirtiest in the South East and the 26th dirtiest in the whole of England. The survey found litter on 28.5% of streets and highways. The town is undergoing major redevelopment, including development of the town’s existing shopping centre, completion of the new Eden Shopping Centre.

For more information about High Wycombe see www.visitbuckinghamshire.org/article/high-wycombe

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