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The price of a pest control service is a frequently asked question, and concern, for many home and business owners when considering professional assistance in eliminating a pests from their premise.
As there are various factors that determine the specific treatments provided to our clients, and thus pest control prices, it’s very difficult for us to provide you with an accurate price for our pest treatments online.
The list of factors which contribute to the overall cost of treating a pest infestation are:
Type of pest - The overall pricing the pest control service depends on type of pest which is infesting your premises. The cost of getting rid of ants differs from the price of treating a rodent problem as different solutions are needed to resolve each issue.
Size of infestation - The size and extent of a pest infestation in your home or business affects the pest control pricing offered. For example, removing a large, established cockroach infestation will take longer and cost more than treating a small, contained cockroach problem that is treated quickly.
Type of treatment - The overall costs of pest control services offered to you will also depend on type of pest control treatment required to eliminate a pest problem. For example, using insecticide sprays to control bed bugs differs from using a chemical free heat pod treatment to eliminate them and the price will reflect the methods and complexity of treatments used. Similarly, the pricing for preventive pest control varies from the cost of corrective, reactive treatments.
Size of property - The size of the property plays a part in the cost of a pest control service. The larger the premises, the more time is required to successfully treat a pest problem. This will have an effect on the cost of the treatment needed to eliminate the pest.
Number of treatments - Certain types of pests may require multiple treatments for successful control. This can be reflected within the pricing of the pest control service. For example, the price of a ant treatment is less than the cost of a mouse treatment, as getting rid of mice requires multiple visits by our qualified pest controllers to ensure the problem is completely resolved.
The pricing of pest control solutions will differ between homes and businesses as their needs are different. Residential pest control is often only required for a single service, i.e. for a rodent problem or treating a cockroach infestation.
Commercial properties often require ongoing support to comply with specific laws such as food safety. Long term support for businesses, in the form of an integrated pest management programme, will have an impact on the price of the services provided.
To enable us to provide you with an accurate price for treating a pest problem, it requires our expert local surveyors to fully understand the exact pest species and extent of your infestation in order for them to recommend and quote for the appropriate treatment to get rid of pests from your home or business.