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Vermin Control in The Derby Area

If you are having to deal with the effects of unwanted vermin at your residence or workplace in the Derby area then rest assured that Pest Professionals can help. We can provide support to you with instant advice to help eradicate any vermin problem in two very easy and effective steps:

The no obligation phone consultation service applies to both residential and business customers in the Derby area. No vermin control job is too large or too small for us to take a look at. Where applicable we are able to advise on immediate action called for to protect your well being, property or possessions prior to a visit. If a visit is called for we let you know if there will be a call out cost and also advise on the likely rates of any vermin removal work should it be called for.

The Control of Vermin

Many of us picture rats when we hear the term ‘vermin’, but in actual fact it applies to any pest or nuisance wild animal that affects humans by spreading diseases or destroying crops and livestock.

Rats were of course responsible for the Black Death or bubonic plague, or to be precise it was in fact the rat flea that initially transmitted it. To this day rodents carry a micro-organism that causes leptospirosis. The micro-organism lives in the rat without causing illness, but if passed onto humans either by direct contact or by means of contact with surfaces of water contaminated, for example, with rat urine, it can result in the potentially fatal form of leptospirosis known at Weil’s Disease.

The introduced North American grey squirrel is in fact a rodent and is a serious pest on tree plantations, where it strips back bark and creates acute harm to young trees. Grey squirrels also tend to get into loft spaces in houses where they will create all manner of damage, including to power cables.

Rabbits aren’t strictly speaking vermin, but they do create various difficulties for the farming sector. It’s estimated that wild rabbits caused in excess of £50millon in damage to agricultural crops in the UK every year, and sometimes there is no choice but to control them either with exclusion to extermination methods. Indeed UK landowners have a legal liability to control them.

There are many approaches to vermin control, each of which is unique to the problem pest. Call one of our Pest Professionals for a totally free, no obligation consultation.


Rat Pest Removal
Carries leptospirosis which can be spread to individuals via its urine and can cause the potentially deadly Weil’s Disease.


Mouse Pest Removal
Drawn in to homes by the potential of food and shelter. Cause damage to buildings by chewing through walls and commonly cause fire hazards by chewing through electrical wiring.


Mole Pest Removal
A real problem where clear, flat, turf surfaces are desired such as lawns, golf courses, formal and domestic gardens, bowling greens, racecourses and cricket pitches etc.

Grey Squirrels

Squirell Pest Removal
A serious pest on tree plantations and commonly causes significant damage when in residential loft spaces.

If you need sound advice or a rapid solution to a vermin problem anywhere in Derby or the local towns and villages – get in touch.

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