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Why have rats entered my house?

Rat migration into domestic properties increased during the COVID lockdown. They were entering properties before, but we had significantly more commercial bookings, and now the company is 80% focused on domestic cases.

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Rat Poison

Reason poison fails: When you suspect a rodent infestation be it mice or rats, reaching for the rat poison seems like the first logical choice for getting rid of the unwanted houseguests. The problem with using rat poison is that the dying rodents likely remain in your home, we often get calls to remove them…

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Humane pest control, if it works why would you not?

Pestprooflondon is a company with a pioneering system referred to as proofing using steel mesh and drainage to guarantee the of stopping rodents entering property. Using new technologies and equipment to enable blocking of nesting and infestations, without the use of harm techniques. If your reading this blog likelihood is you have unwanted guest tormenting…

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Exciting news!

We are pleased and proud to announce that the People for The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has given us an award for our pioneering and groundbreaking work to find a humane solution to pest control. Not only do we not harm rodents, but we offer a 12 month guarantee on our work, giving our…

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Our story

The evolution of PestProofLondon began when I encountered the problem of rodent infestations whilst undertaking basement and building projects in London. Our company investigated all aspects of the construction and fabric of a building, giving a unique perspective at basement level and enabled us to complete our remit of drainage works. During this process we…

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Sky News and The National Pest Awards 2021

This year has been challenging for everyone, in all sorts of ways. For us, understanding the impacts of the pandemic and making the changes required to keep our customers and our teams safe, was relatively easy. We noticed fairly early on during the first lockdown some changes to rodent and in particular, rat behaviour, which…

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Effective PETA Approved Pest Control

PETA Pest Control was founded in 1980 and is dedicated to establishing and defending the rights of all animals. PETA is against animal experimentation, or the use of animals for food, clothing, entertainment or abuse. PETA believe in animals rights as they feel they deserve to have their best interests taken into consideration. If ants,…

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COVID-19

An increase in rat activity since lockdown due to COVID-19

Since March 2020, we have received increasing enquiries which seemed to highlight a link between rat infestations and Covid 19. The closure of restaurants and the retreat by humans indoors is definitely having an effect on the eating habits and behaviour of rats and other pests and therefore on the need for more effective pest…

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Rat in pipe

Will rats and mice leave your house come spring? Don’t count on it.

With spring approaching, you’ll probably be thinking ahead to when you can spend more time outside after the weather improves. You may have a few things to take care of first, however. The severe winter weather may have coaxed mice inside your home, as they seek refuge from the cold. You may have been hoping…

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The innovation and development of the rat valve

In Europe, rat blockers are already in use and are very successful. Until recently, Britain didn’t have legislation in place to deal with rodents. Now it is legally required that blockers and flaps are used. Denmark has been leading the way, with 120,000 of them installed and it is expected that Britain will commit to…

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Are there rats in my drain?

The short answer is, yes! Whilst debate still rages about the veracity of the urban myth that “you’re never more than eight feet from a rat” when it comes to the sewers and pipes that flow around and under your property, it’s almost 100% certain that rats will be in residence. For the average rat,…

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Protect your home against rodents in London this winter

Rats can be a year-round problem, but winter is a prime time to experience unwanted visitors in your house. People are often confused about why their property has been targeted, but an infestation has no relation to the cleanliness of your home and your neighbours may just be keeping quiet about their own rodent issue….

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If you require rat proofing in London, please get in touch with us today. One of our trained staff members will be able to talk you through the next steps.