If you think you have spotted signs of a rat infestation, our professional pest control technicians can help.
Our domestic rat treatment (inside or outside) is based on 3 visits to site over an approx. 21-day period.
During the course of a treatment we can provide advice on ways to proof your home against rodent entry. This may include simple measures such as filling holes with cement to prevent rodent entry or we may discuss drains.
Cost of a 3-visit domestic treatment is £216 including VAT (£240 if you keep chickens/livestock in garden)
Rats require three things to survive and thrive:
Why we control rats:
- Rats spread disease to humans via their droppings or urine.
- Rats can cause damage to property
- Rats contaminate food with their droppings, urine or fur.
Signs you have a rat problem
Fresh rodent droppings are shiny and soft, within 2-3 days they will harden and become dull in colour. Rat droppings are up to 12mm long and pellet shaped. Mouse droppings are 3-6mm long and have pointed ends (about the size of a grain of dry rice).
Smear marks occur from their coats regularly rubbing on walls as they make their way along trails to and from their nest site or in search of food
Rat burrows are typically found next to waterways and buildings i.e. under sheds, decking
Rats are normally heard at night. You may hear rats scratching, gnawing or scuttling around.
Gnawing marks on electrical cables, woodwork, plastic, brick and lead pipes, as well as torn bags of foodstuff and materials
Rats make their nests from soft materials such as loft insulation, paper, cardboard
Contact us today for a quote
Call us on 01491 628 200 for a quote, our prices are based on whether it’s a one-off visit or you require a course if visits.
You can’t go wrong with our reasonable price structure, alongside top-quality pest control services with no hidden charges.
What Our Clients Say
Mr C, Reading
Very professional company from first contact, a pleasure to deal with either by phone, email or in person. Wez, our technician knows his job well, is a very polite young man, gave good sound advice (I Google everything) and listened to our concerns. Always turned up at appointments on time and looking smart. I used another national pest control agency previously for the same job but didn't get the results or the attention to detail Vermatech and Wes gave. Highly recommended.
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RG2 South Reading, Whitley, Aborfield, Shinfield
RG4 Caversham, Emmer Green, Sonning Common, Chalkhouse Green, Sonning-on-Thames, Playhatch, Mapledurham, Tokers Green, Kidmore End, Gallowstree Common, Dunsden, Cane End
RG6 Earley, Lower Earley
RG7 Aldermaston, Beech Hill, Beenham, Bradfield, Brimpton, Bucklebury, Burghfield Common, Chapel Row, Englefield, Farley Hill, Grazeley, Mortimer, Sheffield Bottom, Silchester, Southend, Spencers Wood, Stanford Dingley, Stratfield Mortimer, Stratfield Saye, Sulhamstead, Swallowfield, Theale, Three Mile Cross, Ufton Nervet, Upper Bucklebury, Wasing, Wokefield Park
RG8 Aldworth, Ashampstead, Lower Basildon, Upper Basildon, Checkendon, Cleeve, Cray's Pond, Exlade Street, Goring, Pangbourne, Purley-on-Thames, South Stoke, Streatley, Sulham, Tidmarsh, Whitchurch-on-Thames, Whitchurch Hill, Woodcote
RG9 Aston, Binfield Heath, Bix, Cookley Green, Fawley, Fingest, Frieth, Greenfield, Greenlands, Greys Green, Hambleden, Harpsden, Henley-on-Thames, Highmoor, Lower Assendon, Lower Shiplake, Middle Assendon, Mill End, Nettlebed, Nuffield, Park Corner, Pishill, Remenham, Remenham Hill, Rockwell End, Rotherfield Greys, Rotherfield Peppard, Russell's Water, Shepherd's Green, Shiplake, Skirmett, Stoke Row, Stonor, Turville, Turville Heath
RG10 Cockpole Green, Charvil, Crazies Hill, Hare Hatch, Hurst, Kiln Green, Knowl Hill, Ruscombe, Shurlock Row, Twyford, Waltham St Lawrence, Wargrave, Warren Row, Whistley Green
RG12 Bracknell, Easthampstead, Popewood
RG18 Frilsham, Hampstead Norris, Yattendon, Hermitage
RG19 Ashford Hill, Headley, Bishop's Green, Greenham, Thatcham (West Berkshire)
RG20 Ashmansworth, Chieveley, Compton, Ecchinswell, Leckhampstead, Highclere, Kingsclere, Sydmonton
RG26 Tadley, Baughurst, Bramley, Brimpton Common, Hannington, Pamber End, Pamber Heath
RG30 Tilehurst, Purley-on-Thames
RG31 Calcot, Tilehurst, Burghfield
RG40 Finchampstead, Wokingham
RG41 Barkham, Sindlesham, Winnersh, Wokingham
RG42 Binfield, Hawthorn Hill, Priestwood, Warfield, Winkfield Row, Bracknell Forest
RG45 Crowthorne, Bracknell Forest, Wokingham
OX10 Wallingford, Benson, Berinsfield, Cholsey, Dorchester
OX49 Watlington, Christmas Common, Cuxham, Stokenchurch, Chalgrove
OX11 Blewbury, Harewell, Aston Tirrold, North and South Moreton
OX14 Sutton Courtney, Abingdon
SL0 Iver, Iver Heath, Richings Park, Thorney
SL1 Slough, Burnham, Cippenham, Chalvey, Upton, Littleworth, Salt Hill
SL2 Britwell, Farnham Common, Farnham Royal, Stoke Poges, Egypt, Hedgerley
SL3 Langley, Datchet, Colnbrook, Poyle, Horton, Fulmer, George Green, Wexham
SL4 Windsor, Old Windsor, Eton, Eton Wick, Clewer, Dedworth, Cranbourne, Winkfield, Dorney, Spital, Oakley Green, Woodside, Boveney
SL5 Ascot, Sunninghill, Sunningdale, North Ascot, South Ascot, Burleigh, Cheapside
SL6 Maidenhead, Taplow, Bray, Bray Wick, Cookham, Cookham Dean, Cookham Rise, White Waltham, Hurley, Hurley Bottom, Holyport, Pinkneys Green, Woodlands Park, Furze Platt, Hitcham, Littlewick Green, Burchett's Green, Paley Street, Stud Green, Touchen End
SL7 Marlow, Marlow Bottom, Little Marlow, Medmenham, Bisham, Lower Woodend
SL8 Bourne End, Well End
SL9 Gerrards Cross, Chalfont St Peter, Chalfont Common, Horn Hill
HP8 Chalfont St. Giles
HP9 Beaconsfield, Forty Green, Holtspur, Jordans, Knotty Green, Seer Green
HP10 High Wycombe, Flackwell Heath, Handy Cross, Hedsor, Loudwater, Penn, Tylers Green, Wooburn, Wooburn Green, Wooburn Moor
HP11 Wycombe Marsh
HP12 High Wycombe, Booker, Sands
HP13 High Wycombe, Downley, Totteridge
HP14 Beacon's Bottom, Bledlow Ridge, Bolter End, Bradenham, Cadmore End, Hughenden Valley, Ibstone, Lane End, Naphill, Northend, Stokenchurch, The City, Upper North Dean, West Wycombe
GU25 Virginia Water
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