By: Mike Drake6 min read
If you have a rat infestation, then our expert technicians at the SafeGroup are on hand to help. We deliver swift and effective pest control methods to help eliminate your problem and keep your home or business premises free from both the black and brown rat type.
Rat pest control from our qualified team is available 24/7, with response within hours in an emergency to help eliminate the threat of disease on your property.
Rats bring with them the threat of serious disease, namely Weil’s disease (leptospirosis) which is a bacterial disease spread through rat urine or other mucous membranes and can cause liver and kidney damage in humans.
Rats also carry diseases such as salmonella, contaminating food and water. The two main types of rat commonly found in the UK are the black rat and the brown rat. Signs that you may have rats in your building include:
A neophobic creature, rats do not readily accept new items introduced to their environment, which is why we are constantly researching and developing the best techniques to prevent rats entering and taking hold in your property.
Contact our professional team today if you have a rat infestation and we’ll arrange an appointment with you wherever you are in London.
Our experience with these pesky rodents means that we know how to safely and humanely fight against rat infestations. Our friendly team is available 24/7, so contact us today for your free appraisal of a potential problem area!
At SafeGroup our professional technicians are on call all day long- ready to give you an assessment of any possible rodent problems at your home or business in London and the surrounding areas; however, they’re also equipped with extensive knowledge about rats’ weak points when it comes time for exterminating those tricky creatures once they’ve invaded someone’s property – ensuring great results from start to finish.
We offer our rat control services across London and the surrounding areas. To find out more and get a quote please contact us below.
Can you offer rat control outside of business hours?
Yes. We offer a 24/7 service and we can offer our rat control service outside of your business hours. We can also do residential jobs at a time that fits around your schedule.
What areas do your rat control services cover?
We offer our rat control services in London and the surrounding areas. Our branch in London has a specialist team of rat control experts who are on-hand to offer a service to residents and businesses in the surrounding areas.
Is my pet at any risk from the rat control treatment?
The methods we use should not directly target r affect people or non-target animals. The rat control expert will aim to place all treatments out of pets’ & children’s reach. This does however depend on circumstances such as the location you have your rat problem. We do advise to monitor pets & children to minimise any risk.
What experience does SafeGroup have?
SafeGroup has been providing specialist cleaning, pest control and waste management services since the company was founded in 2004. Key members of the senior leadership team have many more years’ experience in the delivery of Specialist Cleaning services.
Operatives undergo training and extensive induction processes on joining SafeGroup even if they have previously worked in the Specialist Cleaning and waste sector.
How long will the job take?
There is no specific defined timeframe for each of the services that SafeGroup provides. For cleaning and pest solutions, the time needed will depend on the size of the area and the complexity of the task. For waste management services, time on site depends on the type and volume of waste, ease of access to the waste, and the size of the area the waste covers.
Based on initial discussions, we will give you an indication of length of time each job will take. If necessary, this can be supported by a site visit, which will help us assess timeframes.
What accreditations does SafeGroup hold?
SafeGroup is a member of several external independent trade organisations which regularly audit the company. Our accreditation certificates and membership organisations can be found on this page https://thesafegroup.co.uk/accreditations/.
If it's an emergency service you require, please contact us on 0800 668 1268 so that we can react as quickly as possible. For planned services you can contact us via the phone, our live chat facility or by completing the online form.
In order to provide you with an estimate or quote, we will need to gather information from you first. We sometimes request pictures which can be emailed through to our team. In some instances, we may conduct a site visit and survey, this can be arranged at a time that's convenient for you.
We provide you with a formal estimate or quote for the scope of works required. Once signed and confirmed, the job is scheduled and our operational team is fully briefed, ready to go!
Our team arrives on site to carry out the scope of work. Relevant paperwork (and sometimes certificates) are provided for your records. This is to confirm the job has been completed to the highest standard.
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