Pest UK Milton Keynes - 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 Milton Keynes 01908 850122

To get rid of pests from your home or business premises in Milton Keynes call PEST UK Milton Keynes 01908 850122

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.

Armstrong Close
Crownhill

Milton Keynes
MK8 0AU

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 Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes is a city in Buckinghamshire, originally created as a new town in the 1960s to relieve housing congestion in London. Designed to be the largest new town at the time to support a population of 250,000 within an area of 22,000 acres, approximately 25% of which is parkland or woodland.

It incorporated the existing towns of Bletchley, Fenny Stratford, Wolverton and Stony Stratford along with another fifteen villages and farmland in between. The name ‘Milton Keynes’ was the name of one of the original historic villages in the designated area, now more generally known as ‘Milton Keynes Village’ to distinguish it from the modern settlement. The area has an extensive historical record since the Norman conquest. Archaeological evidence shows that this area was occupied from the Neolithic period and includes the “Milton Keynes Hoard” of jewellery from the Bronze Age.

Milton Keynes is renowned for being built as a grid of roads, mostly dual carriageways, with 130 roundabouts at their intersections. It includes an extensive network of shared paths for leisure cyclists and pedestrians criss-crossing through and between the spaces in the grid. Outside Central Milton Keynes there is a building height limit of three storeys.

There are extensive facilities including a 1,400-seat theatre, a municipal art gallery, two multiplex cinemas, an ecumenical central church, a 400-seat concert hall, a teaching hospital, a 30,500-seat football stadium, an indoor ski-slope and a 65,000-capacity open-air concert venue, the Milton Keynes Bowl.

Railway transportation is excellent with an inter-city link and six other railway stations. The Open University is based here and there is a small campus of the University of Bedfordshire. Red Bull Racing (Formula One) is based here and it is home to the MK Dons (association football), and Milton Keynes Lightning (ice hockey). The Peace Pagoda overlooking Willen Lake was the first such to be built in Europe. There are many works of sculpture in parks and public spaces, including the iconic Concrete Cows at Milton Keynes Museum.

Milton Keynes is among the most economically productive places in the UK. It has the UK’s fifth-highest number of business startups per capita and is home to several major national and international companies. The employment profile is composed of about 90% service industries and 9% manufacturing.

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