I have bats roosting in my property what can I do?

Unlike rodents, wasps and cluster flies, bats are not pests. As population numbers have fallen, all bats and their roosts are protected under The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended) and The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 (as amended). Under these pieces of legislation it is illegal to: deliberately capture (or take), […]

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How can I prevent squirrels accessing my roof space?

If you have trapped or poisoned the grey squirrels and they are no longer living in your roof space what next? Block all access points into the roof space with wire mesh securely fixed to the building – squirrels are strong, determined pests and will easily dislodge poorly installed proofing systems. Use welded, galvanised steel […]

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We have a problem with squirrels in our loft what should we do?

Responsibility for pests is covered in the Tenant Information Pack issued at the start of the tenancy and in this article Landlord and tenant responsibility for pests – what guidance does the law provide? If having read the above reference you believe this is a landlord responsibility please raise a repair request here British Pest […]

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We have bees nesting at our property what should we do?

Responsibility for pests is covered in the Tenant Information Pack issued at the start of the tenancy and in this article Landlord and tenant responsibility for pests – what guidance does the law provide? If having read the above reference you believe this is a landlord responsibility please raise a repair request here British Pest […]

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We think we have rats in the loft space what should we do?

Responsibility for pests is covered in the Tenant Information Pack issued at the start of the tenancy and in this article Landlord and tenant responsibility for pests – what guidance does the law provide? If having read the above reference you believe this is a landlord responsibility please raise a repair request here British Pest […]

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