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Animal and pest control

Animal and pest control

Our pest control team can help with a variety of pest problems and are members of the Derbyshire Trusted Trader scheme.

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As well as issues with rats, mice, bats, grey squirrels and feral pigeons, our experienced pest control team can offer advice on a range of insect infestations including ants, bees, bedbugs, biscuit beetles, carpet beetles, cockroaches, fleas, mites, silverfish and wasps.

The team can:

  • help identify the particular animal or insect
  • arrange for a treatment to be carried out
  • advise on what steps to take to resolve a problem.

All telephone advice is given free of charge and we aim to offer you an appointment within 48 hours.

We are happy to visit you at home and give you advice about your pest problem. The cost of home advice visits is £20 (no concessions). 

If you book a treatment, the home visit is included in the treatment price below.

Pest control treatment fees 

Rats, mice, cockroaches or wasps - £45 (£35 concession*)

Ants - £60 (£50 concession*)

Fleas - £70 (£55 concession*)

Bedbugs - £100 (£80 concession*)

All domestic fees include VAT. 

* Concessionary charge applies to anyone currently in receipt of housing benefit or council tax support.

Insect identification service

Officers are able to identify the majority of common pests and will be happy to give you details of any strange insect which you may find, free of charge.

In the rare event that we cannot identify an insect, we will send the specimen to a special laboratory for identification on your behalf.

Commercial contracts

We also provide pest control contracts for businesses. Please contact 01246 345 345 or fill in the online form.

More information

You can find out more at:

Pest Control Service Plan (pdf 568 KB)

Last updated on 15 May 2018