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Choosing A Reliable Pest Control Company

It‘s impossible to avoid pests at home or in the workplace. Pests are an inevitable  part of life in London. Pests will always find somewhere to live and even flourish. And properties in the capital are no exception. There are many a pest control company offering services in the UK, and claiming to professionally eradicate pests.

But how do you choose a reliable company that will provide a genuine solution to your pest problem?

Read on to find out the essentials you need to keep in mind in order to make a wise decision.

Fully Insured Pest Control Company

A good company not only works efficiently but also carries full insurance. For example, here at Diamond, we have full liability insurance that covers up to 5 million pounds.

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This gives our employees, as well as our customers complete peace of mind. Being insured also protects the general public if you are having pest control for a commercial business premises.

Up-To-Date Equipment And Approach

Being up-to-date with knowledge of pesticides and cutting edge techniques signals that the company put their customers’ wellbeing first. By following current health and safety guidelines, Diamond reduces the risks to our valuable customers to an absolute minimum.

A good company is also aware of and committed to working with environmentally-friendly methods for tackling pests. The use of eco-friendly pest control, such as heat treatments and physical methods is very important right now. This is because green approach diminishes the threat of health issues to residents, wildlife and the planet.

Experience and Reviews

Experience is incredibly important when it comes to confidence in your pest control company. A company that has a certification but no past work experience is not a good option to select.

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One way you can check the quality of their experience is to look at their customer reviews. How far back do these reviews go? Don’t be afraid to ask a prospective pest company for evidence of their trading history or to see some references.

Are They Qualified?

You also need to double check whether a pest control company is licensed and qualified. It is also vital to check whether all of the company’s technicians hold some kind of certification too. All our employees are trained practitioners who possess a license and proper certification in pest treatment.

Make sure the pest control company you choose is keeping current. This includes taking part in ongoing training, and using the latest equipment and methods. Pest control is a practice that not only kills pests, but should also protect human health.

Be Wary if it’s Too Cheap

It is worth noting that the better pest control companies offer premium services but at affordable and fair rates. Be prudent when looking at pricing, however. It may be wise to be wary of a pest control company that offers services too cheaply. They may be cutting corners and you may end up paying more in the long run.


Sally has been writing on the subject of pest control for 4 years. She always carries out extensive and in depth research and always tries to bring you the most up to date, interesting topics.

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