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Rat Removal Launceston

Rats, mice, squirrels & rodents

Flea Treatment Launceston

Fleas, bed bugs, moths & other pests

Wasp Nest Removal Launceston

Bees, wasps, cockroaches & insects

Bird Proofing Launceston

Foxes, birds, rabbits & vermin

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Dead animal removal

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TDC Pest Control Launceston

Can you smell a sweet, sickly odour around your premises? Or do you have a wasps nest that you would like to be removed safely and efficiently? Then call TDC Pest Control today. With over ten years experience in pest control management, TDC Pest Control have developed a reputation for excellence and professionalism. Whether you have an infestation in your home or commercial property, our locally based Cornwall pest controllers cover Launceston and throughout the Cornwall postcode. Our fully qualified pest controllers will ensure your pest problem is resolved quickly and efficiently, all whilst being safe and discreet.

Every member of the TDC Pest Control, controller team, is fully certified and highly skilled in all methods of fumigation, poison and insecticide handling as well as extermination. If you have a pest problem that needs a professional, then call TDC Pest Control today on: 01566749092

TDC Pest Control have a dedicated hotline for any pest related problem. Our fully trained and knowledgeable operator team are available to help resolve your pest dilemma any time, 24 hours a day*, 365 days* a year. If you have an emergency pest problem, our experienced pest controllers can be with you within just 30-90* minutes.

TDC Pest Control specialise in all types of pest management, including, but not restricted by:

  • Cluster fly control
  • Bed bug extermination
  • Ant pest control
  • Moth infestation
  • Beetle treatment
  • Rodent control
  • Flea fumigation

If you suspect you may have an infestation in your domestic or commercial property, we can help. We have included some helpful information about just some of the pests our expert controllers treat, and how to recognise the signs of an infestation.

Pests that commonly affect domestic properties

Cluster flies: What are they and how can they be a pest?

Cluster flies are flies that inhabit properties during the summer months in order for them to hibernate, in turn ‘clustering’ together in a large volumes and consequently becoming an irritant in the household. Cluster flies pose no threat to humans, as unlike other flies, they do not lay their eggs on human food. Cluster flies have also been known to emit a sweet, sickly odour which can be unpleasant in the home. It has been found however, that when they do reach hibernation and head for your home, if left untreated, they will tend to return to that property year after year.

Bees & Wasps: How can I tell if I have a problem with bees or wasps?

There are many signs that could suggest there are bees or wasps lurking in your home, from checking your attic or loft for a wasps nest, to the dark and dry corners of your property, as wasps prefer to build their nests here, with bees able to build their nests anywhere. Alternatively, if you notice structural damage to your property such as holes in the walls and damaged mortar between bricks, it is likely that you are suffering from a masonry bee infestation. These bees drill into the brick work to create cavities in order to build their nests.

What are the different types of bees?

There are three different species of bees that may cause customers to contact us:

  • Honey bees have a fluffy head with a smooth body. They are black and yellow-orange in colour and may build their nests anywhere.
  • Bumble bees are the largest of the bee species. Fluffy all over, black with yellow bands and may their build nests anywhere.
  • Masonry bees are the smallest of the bee species and are black and orange in colour. These bees drill into brick work to create cavities to build nests, potentially causing structural damage and considered to be a pest to your property.

Pests that commonly affect commercial properties

Rodents: What is the difference between rats & mice?

Rats are much larger in size than mice, averaging at approximately 9-11 inches long, with their thick tail shorter than their bodies, as opposed to mice which have thinner tails the same length if not longer than the size of their body. Rats also weigh a lot more than mice due to the difference in size; at around just 6 weeks, a rat is already around 100 grams, over double the weight of an adult mouse.

Cockroaches: What types of cockroaches are there and what do they do?

There are two types of cockroaches treated by our controllers:

  • German cockroaches are light brown in colour with a wing base, and are approximately 1.5cm in length. These types of cockroaches are usually found in warm, moist environments, such as kitchens and bathrooms.
  • Oriental cockroaches are smooth with a black coloured body. They have no wing base and measure at approximately 2.5cm. Oriental cockroaches are often found in terraced housing, infecting entire blocks of properties as the move throughout the beams and rafters.

How can cockroaches be treated?

Cockroach infestations are treated with a water-based insecticide. The treatment is sprayed around the infected area by the controller, and a sticky paste may be applied into drinking straws around the area. Cockroaches ingest the bait and consequently, begin to die. However, the bodies should not be removed from the site immediately, as the remaining cockroaches will feed on the dead bodies and ingest the poison as a result. After this, an insect detector device will then be used to determine whether any infestation remains. If no activity is recorded by the detector, any remaining dead bodies can then be removed and disposed of.

Whether you are experiencing a rodent infestation in your commercial property, or you suspect you may have a problem with bees or wasps in your home, call TDC Pest Control today on: 01566749092 for your problem to be sorted quickly and efficiently.

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