Pest control

Pest Express Ltd

Pest Express Ltd is North Kesteven District Council’s partner contractor for pest control; they provide our residents with a discounted service at rates which are significantly below market rates.

Pest Express can be contacted on 0800 5426727 or by e-mailing and they will visit your property at a convenient appointment time to you.

When contacting Pest Express, please remember to let them know that you are a resident of North Kesteven.

Discounts and costs

Pest Express provides a comprehensive pest control service dealing with both public health (rats and mice) and nuisance pests (fleas and wasps). Pest Express provide a discount to people in receipt of benefits. The list below details those benefits that are eligible. Evidence of receipt of benefits must be shown to the Pest Express operative at the first visit.

  • Income Support
  • Job Seekers Allowance
  • Employment & Support Allowance
  • Disability Allowance
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Housing Benefit (must be paid 100%)
  • Council Tax Benefit

Pest species treated and associated costs

Pest species treated and associated costs
Pest species Costs
Rats and mice on resident’s property £55 (inc VAT) for 2 visits (discount to £45 for benefit claimants - see list for eligible benefits).
Any of the following on resident’s property: Bed bugs, Carpet Beetles, Cockroaches, Cluster Flies, Fleas, Garden Ants £55 (inc VAT) per visit for a 2 bedroom property (discount to £45 for benefit claimants - see list for eligible benefits). Additional bedrooms charged at £10 per room if treatment required.
Wasps and Hornets £45 (inc VAT) for the first nest. Additional nests treated at the same time are £15 (inc VAT).
Any of the following on resident’s property: Moles, Pigeon, Rabbits, Squirrels Cost quoted after a survey by Pest Express.
Any other species Pest Express will provide advice and if treatments are appropriate will provide a quote direct to the customer.

How to Pay

Payment can be made by cash, cheque or debit card. Credit cards (except American express and diners card) are accepted but carry a 5% surcharge.

Abortive Charges

Where a visit is booked to treat rats or mice but no treatment is required, the cost will be £25; this is to cover travel and officer time. Should treatment be required within the following two weeks, you will only be charged a further £16.

Missed appointments

Customers who miss appointments without reasonable notice (24hrs) will be charged £25.

Do you require an Invoice?

An invoice can be provided by Pest Express however, an administration charge will be levied.

Vermin Destruction

Where there is significant problem with rat or mice infestations in your neighbourhood e.g. not on your property, action can be taken to require that the appropriate person has them destroyed. Use the contacts tab to get in touch with the Environmental Health Team.

Services for Business

Pest Express also provide quotes directly for business on any aspect of pest control.