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Vermin Control in The Leicester Area

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

The no obligation phone consultation applies to both domestic and business customers in the Leicester area. No vermin control job is too large or too small for us to look into. Where applicable we can advise on immediate steps required to safeguard your well being, property or possessions prior to a visit. If a visit is required we let you know if there will be a call out charge and also advise on the likely costs of any vermin removal work should it be necessary.

The Control of Vermin

Many of us think of rats when we hear the word ‘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 exact 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 through contact with surfaces of water contaminated, for example, with rat urine, it can cause 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 severe harm to young trees. Grey squirrels also tend to get into loft spaces in homes where they will cause all manner of damage, including to power cables.

Rabbits aren’t strictly speaking vermin, but they do create all manner of problems for the farming industry. It’s estimated that wild rabbits caused in excess of � 50millon in damage to crops in the UK each year, and at times there is no choice but to control them either through exclusion or 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 free, no obligation consultation.


Rat Pest Removal
Carries leptospirosis which may be passed to human beings via its urine and which can cause the potentially fatal Weil’s Disease.


Mouse Pest Removal
Attracted to homes by availability of food and shelter. Cause destruction to buildings by chewing through walls and commonly cause fire risks by chewing through wiring.


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

Grey Squirrels

Squirell Pest Removal
A major pest on tree plantations and also typically causes significant damage when in residential loft spaces.

If you need sound advice or a swift solution to a vermin problem anywhere in Leicester or the surrounding towns and villages – get in touch.

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