Pest Control

Mid Sussex District Council offers residents a comprehensive pest control service for domestic premises to control infestations of rats, mice, fleas, wasps and other pests in the District.

The contract is operated through SDK Environmental Ltd.

Pests we can treat

  • Ants
  • Bed Bugs
  • Cockroaches
  • Fleas
  • Mice
  • Rats
  • Squirrels
  • Textile Pests (such as Carpet Beetles)
  • Wasps

Pests that we cannot treat

  • Bees
  • Birds
  • Foxes
  • Moles

Information and guidance regarding Gulls

Other organisations who may be able to advise:

Residential properties pest control charges from the 5th April 2015

SERVICE 

CHARGE

(Inclusive of  VAT at 20%) 

CONCESSIONARY CHARGE

(Inclusive of VAT at 20%) 

 Rats

£45 per treatment (up to three visits)   

 £15 per additional visit 

£25 per treatment (up to three visits)

£8 per additional visit 

 Mice

£45 per treatment (up to three visits)
£15 per additional visit

£25 per treatment (up to three visits)
£8 per additional visit 

 Wasps

£50.00 to treat the first 2 nests
£20.00 for each additional nest 

£25.00 to treat the first 2 nests
£10.00 for each additional nest 

 Fleas

£80.00 for up to 4 bedroom properties.

Plus £20.00 for each additional room 

£40.0 for up to 4 bedroom properties
Plus £10.00 for each additional room 
 Bedbugs

£80.00 for up to 2 bedroom properties.

Plus £20.00 for each additional room 

 £44.00 for up to 2 bedroom properties.

Plus £10.00 for each additional room

 Cockroaches

£110.00 for up to 2 bedroom properties.

Plus £20.00 for each additional room 

£60.00 for up to 2 bedroom properties.

Plus £10.00 for each additional room 

 Squirrels £110.00 (up to three visits)  £60.00 (up to three visits) 

 Stored food and textile pests

e.g. biscuit beetles, ants, flour moths, flies, carpet beetles & clothes moths etc.

£80.00 for up to 4 bedroom properties.

Plus £20.00 for each additional room 

£40.00 for up to 4 bedroom properties.

Plus £10.00 for each additional room 

 Visits to provide advice on other pest related problems  £30.00 per half hour visits £15.00 per half hour visit 
 Pest Advice  £30.00 (1/2 hour visit)  £15.00 (1/2 hour visit)

Wasp nests

Make sure when booking for a wasp treatment that you specify the correct pest. If on arrival a pre-booked wasp treatment is identified as bees, which are protected species, we will not be able to carry out the treatment and no refunds will be given. Any wasp’s nest located more than sixteen feet (4.87m) up may be difficult to treat. A wasp nest that is found to be higher than our equipment can reach (roughly 16ft) may require an additional charge or may result in the treatment not being possible.

Please note: some fees for private treatments are reduced for residents who receive certain means tested benefits, but you must check eligibility with SDK before booking.

  • Payment for treatments is normally collected by debit or credit card once your booking has been confirmed.
  • You have the right to cancel and obtain a full refund at any time up and until treatment commences.
  • You must accept our contractor’s treatment terms and conditions before any work can take place

Qualifying benefits for concessionary rates

  • Income support
  • Disabled persons tax credit
  • Council tax discount
  • Housing benefit
  • Guaranteed pension credit

You will be required to show proof of benefit and a utility bill to confirm your address to the Pest Technician when they call round.

Our pest control contractors

Our pest control contractors, SDK, are fully trained and operate under strict safety controls. They have modern, fully equipped vehicles and safety equipment so that they can operate efficiently and effectively.

To make an appointment

Telephone: 03444 828 336
Website: SDK Environmental Ltd (Dial a Pest) website

For information and advice on a pest problem please see Dial a Pest fact-sheets