FAQs

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Is your pest control products safe for babies?

Depending on the type of insecticide and its application, it would be best for you and the baby to remain out of the treated premises for a couple of hours.

What is the procedure of a visit by one of the pest control experts?

As soon as your appointment is scheduled, we will send an experienced and certified professional, who will decide on the type of poison and bait to be used, depending on the pest. You will also receive Risk and COSHH assessments (if applicable) and a written report with information about the service.

What equipment does your company use?

The chemicals we use are certified and of high quality.

What pests do you treat?

We treat bed bugs, mice, rats, wasps, fleas, moths, cockroaches, ants, spiders, silverfish, flies, woodworm, dust mites, carpet beetles and other insects offer fumigation treatment.

Do you handle domestic and commercial premises?

Yes, we work with all kinds of clients and properties.

How quickly will you respond to my problem and how soon can my home be treated?

Our client care centre operates 24 hours for your convenience; you can call any time for questions or bookings. Usually we can be there within the hour, if not certainly in the same day. However, if the nearest appointment available is a couple of days, we will provide you with information on how to deal with the problem in the meantime.

What kind of training have the pest technicians passed?

The exterminators working for Pest Killers UK have passed the Safe Use of Pesticides, BPCA Training courses.

What will a pest control technician do when they visit my property?

Our Pest Control Technician will inspect your property; evaluate damages and explain the size of your infestation. Afterwards, he or she will treat the affected areas and provide you with advice on how to prevent re-infestations.

Do I have to leave my home when it’s being treated?

Depending on the treatment, if it involves spraying you have to leave the space where sprays are being applied for at least two hours. However, you will be instructed beforehand according to your pest control service.

Why should I hire a professional when I can try and do it myself?

Pests are a resilient bunch and are adept at hiding and entering a home in places you would never think. A pest management professional will know where to look for pests and make expert recommendations on what it will take to prevent or eliminate pests. Also, a licensed pest professional is the only person who can apply pesticides.

Do I need to treat my property monthly?

No, you don’t. The technicians have a strict schedule when treatments are needed. In no case are monthly visits required.

How can I tell what type of pest problem I have?

If you have doubts about what kind of roach, spider or rodent is infesting your property, the best and most sure way to identify it is by scheduling an inspection with one of the professional pest control specialists.

How serious does the pest infestation have to be to get professional help?

Pests reproduce extremely fast and they are even better at hiding from our sight. Seeing an individual one is almost always a sign of an infestation on the premises. When people try to handle the problem themselves, they might get the ones they see, but are usually inefficient in getting rid of the entire population, as it’s always hidden.

Can I use pesticides myself?

pesticides can only be bought with a professional license.

Is there a connection between pests and asthma in children?

Yes, bed bugs and cockroaches are known to trigger allergies and even lead to developing asthma in children. Their saliva, droppings and decomposing bodies contain allergens which trigger allergies and worsen asthma attacks.

What do I need to do before a bed bug treatment?

Remove all bedding and linens sheets, pillowcases, duvet covers and etc. Bag them all up in the same room so the infestation doesn’t spread to the rest of the house. Hot wash on 60-90′ C. Proceed doing the same with clothing around or under the affected areas, especially items stored under the bed –must be emptied and their content must also be hot washed. Hoover meticulously all areas of the bedroom including both sides of the mattresses. You will be provided with further instructions before and after the scheduled bed bugs treatment.

How do I prevent mice from entering my home?

Sealing all visible cracks, gaps and openings is the best way. However, full prevention is rarely a possibility. Please ask for our hole proofing service if you would us to seal any holes in your property.

I have small bite marks on my skin when I wake up in the morning, why is that?

It’s most probably a bed bug infestation; they may be other signs such as small spots of blood on sheets and an almond smell.

Do I have to pay for a quote?

No call up for a free quote.

Do you offer same-day service?

Yes, Pest Killer’s UK Pest Control does offer a same day emergency treatment when you need to take action as soon as possible.You can reach us 24/7 and we can send a pest exterminator to your property within one hour.

How to book a service with you?

We provide the following options to our clients:
If you only want to receive a quote, go to our contact form.
Got any additional questions? Call us 24/7 on our number 0208-088-0503 or dial 07398-057-383.